Health monitoring for crystalline silica

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Be Silica Smart

Silica dust (also known as respirable crystalline silica, or RCS) is work health and safety hazard.

Find information on silica in your state and territory to help you manage this work health and safety hazard.

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This guide helps doctors to monitor the health of workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica.  

The most common form of crystalline silica is quartz (CAS 14808-60-7). You can find crystalline silica in aggregates, mortar, concrete and natural and engineered stone. 

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Managing health and safety
Crystalline silica and silicosis
Health monitoring