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MPT VDEX Dust Extraction Solutions

Silica dust laws went into effect back on September 23, 2017. Since then, people have been scrambling in an effort to comply with the strict new laws. Western States Tool has been hard at work making sure we have the right products in stock, for most applications, and ready to go when you need them. On the pneumatic tool side of things we have partnered with Michigan Pneumatic to offer their VDEX Dust Extraction System.

SILICA DUST: New Laws go into effect 09/23/17

As of September 23, 2017, the new OSHA regulations involving silica dust safety will be put into place. Silica dust causes numerous health issues, and since so many materials on an average construction site contain this carcinogen, it is important that businesses take precautions. Investing in the right silica dust collection system can provide numerous benefits to both employers and staff.