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Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) in Construction: The Dust Hazard the A&D Community Must Address

Description: Touted as the ‘new asbestos’, respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is the major cause of silicosis—the most common occupational lung disease in the world. Mounting medical evidence now suggests RCS is also correlated to lung cancer and kidney disease. This course shares and discusses facts, concerns and rulings related to silica, and offers techniques for detecting, monitoring and reducing this inhalation hazard.

Sponsor: Aquaflex®

Presented by: Benny Dickens, Aquaflex

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