New England Chapter: Silica Exposure and Employee Safety in the Stone Industry
Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Speaker: Mark Meriaux, Natural Stone Institute
Location: Daltile, 345 University Ave., Westwood, MA 02090
How is the stone industry addressing the OSHA and MSHA silica rule change? What are leading stone professionals doing NOW to reduce silica exposure for their employees? What are the real costs associated with making your shop and business safer? This session will prepare attendees to create a safety program that addresses silica exposure, baseline testing, and a number of issues your employees will encounter.
- Discuss silicosis, its origin, and its impact on your employees.
- Understand the changes to the employee silica exposure rules for wet and dry shops.
- Review baseline testing options and how these will protect your employees and company.
- Identify tools available to help employers ensure a safe work facility.
Chapter Participant: $25
Non-Chapter Participant: $50
Architects and Designers: Complimentary
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