Extended inhalation of crystalline silica dust in the workplace is a silent killer because it can cause silicosis. In the United States alone, an average of 250 workers die each year with silicosis. (NIOSH) In addition to silicosis, scientists have discovered connections between silica dust exposure and conditions such as bronchitis, tuberculosis, COPD, kidney disease, [...]
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You may ask yourself why some people struggle with mental illness while others don’t. The first step to being more aware of your mental health is understanding the factors that affect it. What are stressors? A stressor is a physiological or psychological condition that impairs mental function and performance. Physiological stressors directly affect your body, [...]