Construction Workers Should Know: Silica - It's not just dust

Other Resources

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health

Preventing Silicosis among Masons
Georgia Tech

Control of Silica Exposure during Concrete Truck Drum Chip Out
Georgia Tech

Silica Exposure in Construction Training Module (pdf)
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

What Physicians Need to Know About Silicosis in Construction Demolition and Renovation Workers (pdf)
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services

Limiting Silica Exposure
Laborer’s Health and Safety Fund of North America

Why Are So Many Workers Still Exposed to Silica?
Occupational Hazards Magazine

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Silicosis-Related Years of Potential Life Lost Before Age 65 Years - United States, 1968-2005