If you follow all the workplace safety requirements, you are guaranteed to make it home at the end of the day, right...? Unfortunately not...
Silicosis is a preventable lung disease, a type of pulmonary fibrosis, caused by breathing in tiny bits of Silica.
Stubble can break the seal of a tight-fitting respirator, and you and your lungs are no match for the toxic particles that can slip through.
Each workday, heavy industry employees may be exposed to any number of hazards and risks. So, who or what is helping protect them?