Controlling Silica Exposure Using Table 1

By following the requirements specified in OSHA's Table 1 fully and completely, you will not be required to do air monitoring and will be assumed to be below the permissible exposure limit. These resources have been pulled from multiple manufactures and the agency in order to aid in your compliance with the rule.

Stationary masonry saws

Husqvarna


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Handheld power saws (any blade diameter)


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Handheld power saws for cutting fiber-cement board (with blade diameter of 8 inches or less)

  • James Hardie

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 Walk-behind saws


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Drivable saws


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Rig-mounted core saws or drills


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 Handheld and stand-mounted drills (including impact and rotary hammer drills)


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Dowel drilling rigs for concrete


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Vehicle-mounted drilling rigs for rock and concrete


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Jackhammers and handheld powered chipping tools


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Handheld grinders for mortar removal (i.e., tuckpointing)


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Handheld grinders for uses other than mortar removal


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Walk-behind milling machines and floor grinders


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Small drivable milling machines (less than half-lane)


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Large drivable milling machines (half-lane and larger)


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Crushing machines


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Heavy Equipment and utility vehicles used to abrade or fracture silica-containing materials (e.g., hoe-ramming, rock ripping) or used during demolition activities involving silica-containing materials

  • Husqvarna
    • Remote Demolition

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Heavy Equipment and utility vehicles for tasks such as grading and excavating but not including: demolishing, abrading, or fracturing silica- containing materials


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