Silica is an example of a potential serious chemical hazard. Exposure to silica can occur during stone cutting, construction, road work, 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 analyzed at an AIHA-accredited laboratory. A comprehensive report with the results and recommendations for controls are provided. Please contact us for a custom quote.