OSHA information regarding Asphalt Plant operations

Find below three URLs to OSHA website documents regarding Asphalt production, worker’s safety and employer’s responsibilities.  From such studies it was learned that the ones most harmed by asphalt fumes are the ground floor plant workers, the transfer & hauling workers, and the hot asphalt mix application crews.

Asphalt Fumes Information

An extended list of studies of the effects to workers and the preventive measures of responsible employers

Personal Protective Equipment

A one page description of proper personal protective equipment standards

Employer Responsibilities

A one page outline of the responsibilities of the employer.