Those that work in the construction industry are at higher risk of exposure according to the CDC.

Respiratory Protection

No matter what industry you work in, your age, or the country you live in, you will have been in contact with silica regularly. This white paper discusses the health effects of silica exposure, the responsibilities employers have to protect their staff, and ways to prevent silica exposure. The key message is with the correct practices in place exposure to silica and the subsequent health issues associated with this can be 100% preventable.

Click below to download the full white paper, or visit our dedicated silica page for more resources about the OSHA silica standard.

Wp silica exposure

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Silica concrete

Further reading and resources