Staying Safe Around Crystalline Silica™
Understanding the Impacts of Silica
According to OSHA data, silica exposure remains a serious threat to nearly 2.3 million U.S. workers. Crystalline silica has been classified as a human lung carcinogen. Additionally, breathing crystalline silica dust can cause silicosis, which in severe cases can be disabling, or even fatal.
Learning Path & Details
Suggested Industry Usage
- Keeping a Safe Workplace
- Identify the hazards of crystalline silica
- Identify protective measures against crystalline silica exposure
- Audible Narration
- Linear Navigation
- Interactions and Activities
Training Files (1)
During 2001-2010, silicosis was recorded as the underlying or contributing cause of death on 1,437 U.S. death certificates. Silica exposure remains a serious threat to nearly two million U.S. workers.