Hilti Trade Catalog US Electrical Winter 2018 - Page 26

DUST CONTROL PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS Clearing the air on the new OSHA respirable crystalline silica dust regulation Here at Hilti, we are committed to helping you reduce dust exposure and increase your productivity on site with products and services designed to greatly reduce exposure to dust. It’s time to take advantage of all the benefits of Hilti dust control systems. We have designed resources and solutions to help professionals just like you in the construction industry better understand and comply with the new OSHA 1926.1153 regulations for silica dust exposure. THERE ARE THREE WAYS TO COMPLY WITH OSHA SILICA DUST REGULATIONS Click the icons below to download each resource OSHA Table 1 Choose a pre-determined option based on your application, from OSHA Table 1 — Exposure Control Methods for Silica Dust. Objective Data or Performance Testing Utilize third-party performance or objective data to document that workers performing a particular application are in compliance with the permissible exposure limit of ≤ 50 μg/m3 average over an eight hour day. Scheduled Air Monitoring Periodically test for a particular application to validate if the user falls under the permissible exposure limit of ≤ 50 μg/m3. Click to watch an informational OSHA silica dust webinar