Are thousands of U.S. workers inhaling toxic dust?

worker inhaling toxic dust

Artificial stone, called engineered stone, is widely used in bathroom and kitchen countertops across the United States. Employees who work with countertops recently reported a lung disease breakout. The engineered stone contains extremely high levels of silica compared to granite and marble. Inhaling the dust that contains silica can lead to silicosis. Silicosis is a […]