TITLE

OSHA continues underground construction industry focus

AUTHOR(S)
Barlas, Stephen
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Apr98, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the continuous focus of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration on the underground construction industry. Inspection of the underground industry on adherence to existing safety standards such as for trenching; Decision to pursue an expanded health standard on silica, a product of sand blasting and jack-hammering; Implementation of the standard which applies mostly to tunnel building.
ACCESSION #
540528

 

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