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.
Speaker 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
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
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