Silica Dust – the ‘Asbestos’ of the Construction Industry

If you work in the construction industry, particularly work involving grinding, sandblasting or surfacing material containing silica (e.g. concrete or stone bench-tops), protecting yourself from the destructive effects of Silica dust is vital for your long-term health. What is Silica? Silica dust (crystalline silica) is found in many materials including some stone, sand, gravel, bricks, […]