Class focus – countertop manufacturing and installation
The following links are provided to promote workplace safety and to assist in locating materials that may aid in the continued development of your health and safety program.
- Be prepared for an OSHA inspection
- Control of hazardous energy – lockout/tagout
- Dry cutting and grinding is risky business
- Electrical safety in the workplace
- Engineering control of silica dust from stone countertop fabrication and installation
- Evaluation of crystalline silica exposure during fabrication of natural and engineered stone countertops
- Hand and power tool safety
- Hazards of transporting, unloading, storing and handling granite, marble, and stone slabs
- Hazard warning: silica dust from countertop fabrication
- Hazard warning: silica dust from countertop work
- Heat illness prevention campaign
- Inhaling silica dust can cause deadly lung disease
- Respiratory protection in the workplace – a guide for employers
- Silicosis outbreak in engineered stone fabrication workers – 18 cases in four states
- 'There's no good dust': what happens after quartz countertops leave the factory
- Toxic dusts – silica
- What to know about handling stone slabs
- Worker exposure to silica during countertop manufacturing, finishing and installation – hazard alert
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