• Silica Regulations Workshop

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    Name: Silica Regulations Workshop
    Date: May 9, 2018
    Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM PDT
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    This presentation covers the past and future of silica regulations in California's construction industry.

    It begins with a review of Cal/OSHA's past experience with silica in construction, followed by a summary of the new regulation, 8 CCR §1532.3. Occupational Exposures to Respirable Crystalline Silica. 

    We will talk about what the new standard requires of construction employers, control strategies, and expected roadblocks to compliance. An opportunity to ask questions and discuss particular tasks will be provided at the end.

    Bio: Patrick Corcoran MPH, CIH is a senior safety engineer with Cal/OSHA?s Consultation Service.  Mr. Corcoran has 17 years? experience with Cal/OSHA, including 5 years as Cal/OSHA?s Training Coordinator. As Training Coordinator he was responsible for all aspects of training and professional development for Cal/OSHA?s compliance officers and consultants.  In that capacity he taught in Cal/OSHA?s internal courses on Respiratory Protection, Construction Safety Orders, and Construction Health.  He spent more than 11 years in Cal/OSHA Enforcement where his duties included conducting investigations of accidents, complaints, and programmed visits involving construction.  He works as a part-time faculty member at California State University, Sacramento where he teaches courses in Occupational Health and Occupational Safety & Health Laws and Regulations.

    Speaker Bio:  
    With over 25 years of risk management and insurance experience, Bruce Wick is an industry leader and educator on issues critical to the construction industry. He is currently the Risk Management Director of CalPASC.  His expertise in the areas of workers? compensation, Cal/OSHA, construction defect, general liability and workplace safety make him a frequently sought presenter throughout California. Mr. Wick is a regular contributor of articles to various publications and trade journals on construction-related issues. Since 2010 Bruce has also been CALPASC's point person for helping members file claims with enforcement agencies as part of the LEVEL program.

    Who should attend:
    Trades of all kinds - Stucco, Drywall, Granite counters, Tile, Roofing, Framer and Plumber
    Those that have to dry sweep on a project

    Builders - Project Managers, Superintendents

    Tentative Agenda:
    8:00am - Check in, Continental Breakfast, Prepare to start presentations ON-TIME
    8:30am - Welcome, Announcements, Sponsor Recognition
    8:35am - Pat Corcoran, OSHA
    9:45am - 10 min break
    9:55am - Bruce Wick, CalPASC
    10:30am - Event Ends


    Event Sponsors:
    • Woodside Homes of CA, Inc.
    • BMC
    • Concrete Value Corp.
    • The Hills Group
    • Cemex
    • James Hardie Building Products
    • Woodside Homes of CA, Inc.
    • Homes by Towne
    Crowne Plaza Sacramento Northeast
    5321 Date Avenue
    Sacramento, CA  95841
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, May 9
    Continental Breakfast provided
    Contact Information:
    Angela Tsukiji
    $25 - BIA Members
    $45 - CalPASC Members
    $85 - Non-Members
    $250 - Vendor Sponsor, includes display table and registration for 1
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