Silica Dust Hazards With Countertops

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3 min read Silica Dust Hazard Alert out from OSHA and NIOSH about stone countertops. Hear about the new warning for fabrication shops or in-home work. OSHA and NIOSH jointly released a Hazard Alert on Silica Dust Exposure on February 18th, 2015. This notice is to warn workers of silica exposure when manufacturing and installing countertops. In this podcast, Dan Clark notes how over 65 workers in Spain and Israel recently contracted silicosis, with 10 needing lung transplants. …

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