Silica—the insidious workplace health hazard causing Silicosis

Environmental pollutants are more than annoying workplace by-products. Most are insidious, entering bodies slowly but cumulatively. These environmental hazards have a long latency periods and the outcomes can be devastating in the form of chronic diseases and even cancers—and for the workplace it can be equally disastrous in the form of legal complications.Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust is but one common toxin posing a greater than average health risk to workers. While dust ...  Read More...