worker exposures to airborne silica dust, including . from quartz in stone. It covers the health effects of breathing silica dust, recommends ways to protect workers, and describes how OSHA and NIOSH can help employers effectively reduce silica dust exposures. Employers must ensure that workers are properly protected from exposure to silica.
SAFETY DATA SHEET Page 7 of 13 Exposure Control Manufacturing and Installation: Dust derived from the Fabrication Processes contains crystalline silica (SiO2).Exposure to SiO2 dust without the use of suitable protection may cause serious diseases as detailed in Section 2 and Section 11.