OSHA Expert Witnesses & Silica Exposure

OSHA expert witnesses may consult on construction industry standards, safety design, safety hazards, job hazards, and more.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced on Friday a proposed rule aimed at curbing lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America’s workers.

OSHA News Release: 13-1767-NAT states: The proposal seeks to lower worker exposure to crystalline silica, which kills hundreds of workers and sickens thousands more each year. After publication of the proposal, the public will have 90 days to submit written comments, followed by public hearings.