This is the new landing page for the Silica section under Occupational Disease / Exposures


Information to follow on:

What is crystalline silica?

What is the danger of exposure?

Who is at risk?

Abrasive blasting • Foundry work • Stonecutting • Rock drilling • Quarry work • Tunneling


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Silica Control Tool Pilot Program for Construction Industry
Now Available in Ontario!

In a first for the BCCSA proprietary Silica Control Tool™, a group of workplaces outside the province will begin using the Tool under a 12-month pilot program involving 70 Ontario workplaces, beginning this fall (2021).

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