Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Worker Exposure to Silica during Hydraulic Fracturing

The latest OSHA/NIOSH Hazard Alert highlights the risks of fracking:

NIOSH's recent field studies show that workers may be exposed to dust with high levels of respirable crystalline silica (called "silica" in this Hazard Alert) during hydraulic fracturing.

Read the full Alert here.

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