HAZARD ALERT – NIOSH Investigated Exposure to Silica During Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is an increasingly significant process used to stimulate well production in the oil and gas industry. Recent field studies conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have reveal that workers may be exposed to dust with high levels of respirable crystalline silica during the hydraulic fracturing process.

Hydraulic Fracturing Hazard Alert