Silica: The Deadly Dust (posted 10/18/2008)
By Karen B. Mulloy, DO, MSCH and Ken Silver, PhD
Occupational and Environmental Health; University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Department of Environmental Health; East Tennessee State University


This teaching module is intended to provide a knowledge base and material for an individual to either further their own education, or to teach others, about silica and silicosis. In addition to the slide presentation and script, Silica: The Deadly Dust, this comprehensive module also includes A Walking Shadow A Case Study, which contains mini-lectures and handouts.

The educational module, Silica: The Deadly Dust, was created with the support of the AOEC and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) under Cooperative Agreement U60/CCU317613.

Use of this program must include acknowledgement of the authors and funding support. Cover photos courtesy of the Construction Safety Association of Ontario and NIOSH.

For further information about other programs, contact the AOEC office


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