Tags: silicosis

VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. video aims to prevent Silicosis

Sep 09, 2013

VIDEO: 1938 Labor Dept. video aims to prevent Silicosis

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced plans to update its 40-year-old standards. OSHA’s proposed rule, according to an August report from our sister site, Equipment World, aims to lower worker exposure to crystalline silica, which can come from ...

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Carved in Stone

Oct 01, 2010

Carved in Stone

J is for Jack The early days of drilling created a test of strength and endurance for miners. By Bill Langer Jack (n.) — used as a form of address for an unknown person — ‘It is common among schoolboys … to address ...

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