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OSHA Delays Silica Enforcement

Enforcement Begins on Sept. 23, 2017

On April 6, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it will delay enforcement of the respirable crystalline standard for construction for three months—until Sept. 23, 2017. In its announcement, OSHA explained that the construction silica standard has a number of unique features warranting development of additional guidance and educational materials before enforcement begins. AGC continues to believe that implementation of this standard is technically infeasible and continues to challenge it in court.

Diverging Diamond set to open in Santa Fe in late 2016

With the new Diverging Diamond set to open in Santa Fe in late 2016, here is a quick video for guidance on how to navigate the unique traffic feature. Please share this video for the benefit of anyone who may travel in the Santa Fe, NM area.