Workplace exposure limit for Respirable Crystalline Silica

Close date: 13 March 2006

The Government consults on proposals for the introduction of limits on the levels of workers' exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS). RCS, which is harmful to the lungs, is found in most types of rock, sands, clays and gravel. It also occurs in building materials such as bricks, tiles and concrete.
Consultation document:
Proposals for a Workplace Exposure Limit for Respirable Crystalline Silica