Staying "dust-free" when you are cutting or grinding can be a tough task. Many contractors run into problems collecting dust while tuckpointing because they can't see how close the shroud and blade are to the surface they are cutting. This leads to dust escaping into the air and may end with possible OSHA violations. Watch how you can stay dust-free when you are tuckpointing in our Coach's Corner episode. The…Read more
OSHA Silica Rule – Take Action!
The deadline to comply with OSHA Silica Rule has come and gone, but it’s not too late to take action! OSHA began enforcing the new silica standard on September 23, 2017, which specifies that employers are mandated to limit worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust. This means reducing the permissible exposure limit of silica dust to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air averaged over an eight hour shift.…Read more