Quartz can be found in sand and natural rocks, thus in many building materials. If more than 1.5% of a material is made up of quartz, it is called quartzite material.
Examples of materials with a high level of quartz are:
These materials are often used. In a solid form quartz is not dangerous.
Modifying everyday building materials that contain quartz results in dust. For instance, when:
For our building site employees
For our work planner/procurement and site manager
Rotate employees to keep exposure to a minimum