Silicosis in the Construction Industry

Silicosis, a progressive fibrotic lung disease, is caused by the inhalation of respirable crystalline silica particles (RCS) (Deslauriers & Redlich, 2018).  Silica (SiO2) is a naturally occurring mineral found in rocks, sand, and soil in the forms of Quartz, Tridymite, and Cristobal (Baron et al., 2002; Deslauriers & Redlich, 2018). Silicosis primarily affects workers [...]

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