Silica dust inhalation is a serious workplace safety issue and something that OSHA (the Occupational Safety & Health Administration) emphasize. There are many methods that can be implemented in order to minimize the dispersal and subsequent inhalation of crystalline silica on a worksite. One such method is the containment of dust using durable enclosures and barriers.
The health effects of silica dust exposure are now widely known, and regulation across industries has tightened. Since September 2017, the Operational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has enforced the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction standard, a revision of occupational exposure limits.Read more →
Workplace safety regulation comprises the mitigation a large range of hazards, none less than environmental noise (or "occupational noise").
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Echo Barrier prides itself on not only providing the capability of up to a 43 dB reduction of noise, but also of designing and manufacturing strong products that withstand the demands of harsh work environments, and protect workers and the public from a number of these dangers.