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Important Update: DOL Issues New Memo on OSHA Silica Enforcement

Please review the Oct. 19 memorandum and attachments here.  
 
The Interim Enforcement Guidance memo follows the Sept. 20 memorandum, issued by Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Galassi, which announced a 30-day enforcement phase-in to offer compliance assistance to employers making good faith efforts to comply.
 
On Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. EDT, ABC National will offer ABC members a webinar on OSHA’s final silica rule.  Register here
 
Silica remains a top priority for ABC National and we continue to have conversations with the U.S. Department of Labor. We will update you with any new developments.
 
Below are informational resources.
 
Litigation Update:
ABC, along with a coalition of construction groups, is litigating the final rule. The case is in the U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit

Resources on the silica final rule: