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ASTM E1132

2013 Edition, July 1, 2013

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

Includes all amendments and changes through Editorial Change 1, August 2013

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2013 Edition, July 1, 2013
  • Published Date: August 2013
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 19
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

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.

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.

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

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.