Regulation 5, Factories and Machinery (Mineral Dust) Regulations 1989, sandblasting process shall not be used in any factory, except with the prior written approval of the Chief Inspector.
"Sandblasting" is defined as the cleaning, smoothing, roughening, cutting, preparation or removal of surfaces or part of the surface of any building, ship or article by the use of sand or other substances containing crystalline silica propelled by a blast of compressed air or steam by a wheel or any similar means.
" Crystalline Silica “mean crystalline form of free silica which includes quartz, critobolite and tridymite.
"free silica" refers to silicon dioxide which is not combined with any other element or compound.
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