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Silica exposures kill over 1,000 workers a year in the UK and leave many more fighting for breath. But, unlike its US counterpart, finds Hazards editor Rory O'Neill, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is following the industry line and says our deadly silica exposure standard is just fine.
The most common constituent of sand, in inland continental settings and non-tropical coastal settings, is silica (silicon dioxide, or SiO 2), usually in the form of quartz, which, because of its chemical inertness and considerable hardness, is the most common mineral resistant to weathering.
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"Crystalline Silica Exposure" Health Hazard Information for General Industry Employees: What is crystalline silica? Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and many other minerals.