Exposure to silica can occur during stone cutting, construction, or quarry work. The health effects of airborne silica exposure include fibrosis of the lung and lung cancer. Workplace Safety and Health Division may issue an Improvement Order to your facility for a chemical and biological substance exposure assessment. .
Winnipeg Air Testing can perform airborne silica exposure surveys. Samples are collected and sent to an AIHA-accredited laboratory for analysis. A comprehensive report with the results and recommendations for controls are provided. Please contact us for a custom quote.