Silica Dust Worker Risk – Silicosis Exposure Lawyers

Girard Sharp attorneys are investigating claims that exposure to silica dust, typically found in workplaces that manufacture stone countertops, may cause a serious lung disease called silicosis.

If you worked in stone countertop manufacturing and were diagnosed with silicosis, please fill out our form or call (866) 981-4800 for a free consultation.

Engineered Stone Countertop Workers at Risk for Silicosis

Individuals who work in stone countertop manufacturing are at high risk for silica dust exposure because quartz, a main component in stone manufacturing, contains over 90% silica. As these countertops are cut and processed, they release silica dust particles that can be inhaled by workers. Inhalation of silica dust may cause silicosis, which can cause several potentially life-threatening symptoms. These symptoms include:

  • Lung cancer
  • Kidney disease
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Persistent cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pain

Diagnosed with Silicosis while working in stone countertop manufacturing? Protect your rights by contacting a Girard Sharp attorney today by submitting the contact form for a free consultation about your options.

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