OSHA issues US hazard alert for frac sands
Published: Tuesday, 26 June 2012
New report highlights health risks associated with frac sands
A hazard alert has been issued for the frac sand industry
following a report by Dept. of Labors Occupational Safety
and Health Administration (OSHA).
It warns, yet again, that dust particles dispersed by
mineral haulage and drilling contain potentially harmful
amounts of silica which may trigger...