OSHA's final rule on silica maybe 606 pages of information for experts to comb through but there are also three easy waits that you can begin to familiarize yourself with the rule. The quick ways range from taking a look at the FAQs (frequently asked questions) to a key table in the final rules.

These measures being easily available have multiple benefits:

The presence of these measures suggests that the silica rule is unlikely to lead to as many of the paperwork violations as have occurred with the Environmental Protection Agency's lead-paint rule--violations which have prompted contractor complaints that regulators were more likely to penalize companies for failure to fill out forms than for failure to engage in safe practices.

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