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BAC Local 5 PA President Les Kauffman welcoming newly signed contractor Schuyikill Masonry & Restoration Services, Inc.

   With cases of Covid-19 on the rise in Local 5's jurisdiction, the safety and health of the members and their familys are our top priority.

Rule requires engineering controls to keep workers from breathing silica dust

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America's workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule is comprised of two standards, one for Construction and one for General Industry and Maritime.

Learn more about the issues that affect your wages, our economic recovery, and how to make your voice heard: http://bacweb.org/legislative/index.php