Author: Linda Rawson

01 Apr Questions about Silica in The Workplace

Exposure to silica dust - respirable crystalline silica (RCS) - is harmful and can lead to severe to lung disease. It is known as a significant contributor to lung cancer. [caption id="attachment_1255" align="alignright" width="300"] Microscopic Silica[/caption] Identifying work processes that produce RCS and having workers wear a...

Read More
Cement Worker with Saw

07 Mar OSHA Publishes Silica FAQ

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="711"] Occupational Safety and Health Administration[/caption] Since the brand-new OSHA policy for work direct exposure to respirable crystalline silica went into effect in 2017, OSHA has been attempting to clarify any questions regarding compliance. The crystalline silica standard from OSHA has been controversial ever...

Read More