Silicosis, summer and hazardous substances
17 Dec 2019
WorkSafe inspectors have done assessment visits to about 100 businesses that work specifically with engineered stone which has been linked to accelerated silicosis.
The latest WorkSafe Update says inspectors issued notices to about half of the companies to improve their workplace practices for managing silica dust risks.
WorkSafe has also published a new guide to controlling dust using on-tool water suppression with advice on choosing and maintaining a system.
The Update also includes: