What Diseases Are Caused By Crystalline Silica Exposure?

CAREX Canada is an organization of researchers and specialists that provides knowledge about Canadians’ exposures to known and suspected carcinogens. In a report to the Canadian Cancer Society, CAREX (which stands for CARcinogen Exposure) Canada reveals that studies...

The Extreme Importance Of Respirable Silica Testing

It’s hard to believe that the Enviro-Works team is on the verge of celebrating its 20th anniversary! Since 2000, our Edmonton, Alberta-based, independently-owned, third party laboratory has provided consulting firms, government agencies, the oil & gas industry,...

Silica Exposure, Risks and Resources

Silica is the scientific name for a group of minerals made of silicon and oxygen. Silica is found in most mineral deposits in the world in both crystalline and non-crystalline (amorphous) forms. Crystalline silica has its oxygen and silicon atoms arranged in a...