Respirable Silica (Quartz); Request for Information

Respirable Silica (Quartz); Request for Information

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) published a Request for Information on Respirable Silica (Quartz) in the Federal Register.

MSHA is soliciting information and data from industry, labor, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and other stakeholders on feasible, best practices to protect miners’ health from exposure to quartz in respirable dust. These practices include an examination of an appropriately reduced permissible exposure limit, potential new or developing protective technologies, and/or technical and educational assistance.

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The comment period for the Request for Information closes on October 28, 2019.

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