What it contains

Stonemasons might be exposed to crystalline silica dust when using power tools to cut, grind, or polish stone products. The document features a table that lists the common stone products and their typical crystalline silica content. It also explains:

  • the health risks of crystalline silica exposure
  • how to eliminate and reduce risks
  • how to control exposure during clean up
  • how health surveillance and air monitoring can help reduce risks