As Australia gears up for its annual spring racing carnival, a new study out of Ireland and Scotland has raised concerns about the risk of crystalline silica dust from sanded
One Queensland mine worker has filed a $1.1 million lawsuit against a number of mining companies after his silicosis diagnosis. The suit has been filed in the Rockhampton Supreme Court,
Victorian stonemasons exposed to silicosis risks at work will be able to get world-class health screenings and treatment under a new partnership between the state’s health regulator, WorkSafe, and the
WorkSafe Victoria has charged Boral resources with six separate offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for exposing workers to crystalline silica at its Montrose quarry site. As per
WorkSafe Victoria has charged stonemasonry business, Hilton Stone Pty Ltd, with a total of six charges relating to a failure to control the risks associated with exposure to crystalline silica.