Authors: Eric J. Esswein, John Snawder, Bradley King, Michael Breitenstein, Marissa Alexander-Scott & Max Kiefer (2014)
May 19th, 2014 9:10 am ET - John Snawder, Ph.D, DABT; Eric Esswein, MSPH, CIH; Bradley King, MPH, CIH; Michael Breitenstein, BS; Marissa Alexander-Scott, DVM, MS, MPH; Kyla Retzer, MPH; Max Kiefer, MS,CIH and Ryan Hill, MPH.
Authors: Eric J. Esswein , Michael Breitenstein , John Snawder , Max Kiefer & W. and Karl Sieber (2013)
This report describes a previously uncharacterized occupational health hazard: work crew exposures to respirable crystalline silica during hydraulic fracturing.
The American National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) identified exposure to airborne silica as a health hazard to workers conducting some hydraulic fracturing operations during recent field studies.