Exposure to fine particles of silica has been shown to cause silicosis, a serious and sometimes fatal lung disease. Employees who inhale fine particles of silica may be at risk of developing silicosis. Employees create silica dusts when they grind, cut, drill, or crush materials such
Silica dust exposure is very dangerous. It remains a serious threat to nearly two million U.S. workers. Those affected the most by silica dust work in high risk jobs that deal with abrasive blasting, tunneling or quarry work. Breathing in the silica dust, which is a carcinogen, can
Hydraulic fracturing operations can create a silica hazard to workers, and employers should take proper steps to prevent exposure, in June OSHA and NIOSH released a jointly issued hazard alert. This alert was centerted around the process of induced hydraulic fracturing, often referred
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