Tom Davis

Tom Davis is a partner in Poyner Spruill LLP’s litigation section and has more than 25 years of experience in the litigation and arbitration of complex cases. He regularly represents property owners, design professionals and construction contractors on construction related issues, including contract negotiation, claims analysis and presentation, labor and OSHA disputes, professional licensing disputes, and land condemnation.

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OSHA's Respirable Silica Rules Now Apply to Maritime Industry

By Tom Davis 2018-08-24 13:23:44

To protect workers from dangers associated with exposure to breathable silica dust, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed "Respirable Crystalline Silica" standards. These standards are applicable to all employers and employees subject to OSHA. In addition to federal OSHA, there are also 28 OSHA-approved state plans. States are allowed to implement their own, statewide occupational safety and health programs pursuant to written agreements with the U.S. Department of Labor. State Plans are required...

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