Worker exposure to silica dust in South African non-mining industries in Gauteng : An exploratory study

  • Norman N. Khoza, Tanya Grové, Petrus C. Schutte
  • Published 2012
Background: Silicosis has long been associated with non-mining industries; however, there has been a paucity of studies regarding silica dust exposure in these industries. Silicosis is an incurable and non-reversible disease, but is highly preventable. This study aimed to quantify exposure levels of workers to silica dust per industry. The objective: To… CONTINUE READING