Sharon J. Rehana is the editor of The Concrete Producer and the Community Manager for Hanley Wood’s Commercial Construction Group, which includes Concrete Construction, Concrete Surfaces, Public Works, and Masonry Construction. She started her career with Hanley Wood as an intern in 2003 after graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a BA in Journalism. Sharon also manages the World of Concrete publications, which include the Preshow Planner, Program Guide, and Daily News. You can reach her on the various Commercial Construction Group social media platforms, or email her.
Last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released the final rule on Worker’s exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust. The concrete production industry has expressed serious concern about the reasonableness of the rule and the industry's ability to meet the requirements.