Silica Exposure (Video)
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Type:  Video

Publisher:  Work Safe BC-CAN, Work SafeBC

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Respiratory Protection, Occupational Safety and Health, Welding/Hot Work - Grinding, Wellness

Silica is a common substance found in sand, rock, and building materials such as concrete and brick. Cutting, grinding, or drilling these materials releases dangerous crystalline silica dust into the air. This video shows how breathing in silica dust can cause permanent damage to the lungs.

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