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Hazard identification: Are your workers exposed to silica dust? Identify sources and protect workers

Each year, more than 300 American workers die from the lung disease silicosis, and thousands of new cases are diagnosed. Silicosis is the name given to lung damage that occurs when workers inhale dusts that contain crystalline silica. The workplace can be home to many sources of crystalline silica exposure, including the newly identified hazard of "fracking." . . . (to read the remainder of this article, please log in below.)
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