Monthly Archive: September 2019

Dry Cutting of Engineered Stone – New Regulations in Force


Workers exposed to silica as respirable dust can develop disease including lung cancer and silicosis in a number of forms; Acute silicosis which occurs after a short exposure to very high levels of dust within a few weeks or years. Accelerated silicosis can occur after exposures of 3-10 years. Chronic silicosis which occurs after long...

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