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SAFETY PRO: Beware of the air: reduce your workers' risk of exposure to silica dust.

Authors
Mulhern-B; Rice-F
Source
PRO Mag 2009 Sep; 21(7):25-26
NIOSHTIC No.
20035933
Abstract
Silicosis. It's a disabling and often fatal disease that can strike landscape crew members, even those as young as in their 20s. Yet many landscape company owners are unaware of the hazards of crystalline silica dust and how to protect their workers.
Keywords
Silicosis; Silica-dusts; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Landscape-services-workers; Dusts; Dust-exposure
CAS No.
14808-60-7
Publication Date
20090901
Document Type
Journal Article; Lay Publication
Fiscal Year
2009
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
7
NIOSH Division
EID
Priority Area
Manufacturing; Mining
Source Name
PRO Magazine
State
OH; WI
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