NY Metro Chapter: Silica Exposure and Employee Safety in the Stone Industry









Date:         Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time:         6:00 to 8:00 pm

Speaker:   Mark Meriaux, Natural Stone Institute

Location:  Alpha Professional Tools®, 103 Bauer Drive, Oakland, NJ 07436 USA


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.

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.



Registration Fees:

$25 Chapter Participant; $50 Non-Chapter Participant; Complimentary for Architects and Designers

Registration Fees:

Chapter Participant:  $25     
Non-Chapter Participant:  $50
Architects and Designers: Complimentary

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