Lawyers working with sufferers of silicosis are concerned that the National Dust Diseases Taskforce final report doesn’t go far enough to protect workers. Dust diseases principal from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers,
The Victorian Government has introduced new measures to ensure that workers affected by crystalline silica dust to access critical care. Lung cancer with silicosis and scleroderma with silicosis are now
Construction sites across the Sutherland Shire have been told to expect visits from SafeWork Inspectors, with a focus on unsafe working systems across all trades and unsafe dry cutting processes.
Queensland continues to lead Australian states in the fight against silicosis with a new $5 million research fund launched to assist in the prevention, detection and treatment of occupational dust
Australia’s National Dust Diseases Taskforce, established two years ago to combat the rising levels of silicosis among workers in construction and home renovation industries, is considering a ban on artificial