ASTM E1132 - 13e1 - Standard Practice for Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

ASTM E1132 - 13e1

Standard Practice for Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

Status : Current   Published : January 2013

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1.1 This practice covers a description of several actions that should be taken to reduce the risk of harmful occupational exposures to humans in environments containing respirable crystalline silica. This practice is intended for, but not limited to, industries regulated by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). A separate practice, designed for the unique conditions of the construction industry has been designated Practice E2625.

1.2 Nothing in this practice shall be interpreted as requiring any action that violates any statute or requirement of any federal, state, or other regulatory agency.

1.3  Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. It is the responsibility of the user to consult all material safety data sheets and labels pertaining to any hazardous materials used in this standard.




Standard NumberASTM E1132 - 13e1
TitleStandard Practice for Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
StatusCurrent
Publication Date07 January 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Crystalline silica dust, Cristobalite, Dust, Occupational exposure, Permissible exposure limits, Quartz dust, Respirators, Respiratory protection, Tridymite
ICS13.040.30
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages19
File Size0 KB
Price£45.00


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