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Respirable crystalline silica

Dust containing respirable crystalline silica (RCS) is created by certain processes when working with materials that contain silica.

When breathed in, RCS exposure over time can cause fatal lung disease. Find out more about your legal obligations to manage RCS exposure and how to keep workers safe.

Last updated 18 September 2020