All information cited was prepared by Robert Bosch Tool Corporation on December 1, 2016, which is to serve as a basic summary helping users generally understand the OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule for the construction industry. This is not an official, legal, safety-related or comprehensive interpretation of the rule; you should always rely on your own review and evaluation of the applicable rules and regulations and understand that it is the individual’s and/or employer’s obligation to comply with such rules. Also, there may be additional OSHA standards and OSHA-approved state programs that apply. When using the equipment shown in this guide as you strive to meet your required compliances, always use the tools in accordance with the ownerʼs manual and OSHA regulations. For official information, please go to https://www.osha.gov/silica/ and for the complete rule (including Table 1), please see https://www.osha.gov/silica/SilicaConstructionRegText.pdf.