ENVIRONMENT

Qld issues silica guidelines

THE site senior executive of a mine site must report the occurrence of silica related diseases including silicosis, progressive massive fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or lung cancer to the Mines Inspectorate as soon as possible becoming aware of the diagnoses in a worker or former worker under new guidelines from the Queensland government.

Lou Caruana
Qld issues silica guidelines

The SSE must ensure a worker diagnosed with a silica related disease is protected from further exposure to respirable crystalline silica, the guidelines state.  “In consultation with the worker and the...

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