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SAFETY PRO: Beware of the air: reduce your workers' risk of exposure to silica dust.
PRO Mag 2009 Sep; 21(7):25-26
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.
Silicosis; Silica-dusts; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Landscape-services-workers; Dusts; Dust-exposure
Journal Article; Lay Publication
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Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division