June 2, 2020
Silica: The Hidden Exposure
Stephen Frost, Sr. EHS Compliance Specialist, Golder Associates
RespiraIble crystalline silica is a known hazard for many industries that is often over looked or ignored. Any time silica containing products are ground, cut, or processed under high energy physical devices Respirable crystalline silica dust can be released and employees can be exposed. Respirable crystalline silica can cause long term health issues that go unnoticed until it is too late. Every exposure adds to the affects that it will have. Are you at risk? Find out how Respirable crystalline silica affects employees and how to protect yourself.