Not all dangers are visible.
Respirable crystalline silica is a very fine airborne dust found in a whole range of construction products from bricks and concrete to reinforced steel, plastics and paints. Sometimes it can be the size of a tenth of the diameter of a single hair.
Australia’s #1 family-owned supplier of high-quality hire equipment, Kennards Hire has a huge range of products to protect tradies against respirable crystalline silica. They recommend wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including suitable respiratory protection. They also hire concrete vacuums with a cyclonic multi-sock filtration to help eliminate dust through high suction and flow.
If you work in demolition, Kennards Hire have STIHL wet cut demolition saws for hire that suppress dust during the demolition process.
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