Monthly Archives: March 2022

Silica Dust Exposure – How To Protect Yourself

It’s no secret that silica dust exposure is dangerous.  In fact, silica dust is so dangerous to your health that the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is reviewing its exposure limits.  OSHA and NIOSH currently (March 2022) have a permissible exposure limit (PEL) of just 50 micrograms of silica dust per […]

Crystalline Silica Dust Dangers – How To Avoid Them

Workplaces like stone workshops are dangerous places, for all manner of reasons… Not least crystalline silica dust. Stone industry workers face some serious long-term dangers like the inhalation of dust particles and silica exposure. These can cause respiratory problems such as asthma. And long-term health issues aren’t far behind. There’s scarring of the lungs (pulmonary […]

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