Dust standards welcomed

AMENDMENTS to the Queensland Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2017 regarding respirable dust have been welcomed by the industry.

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The Queensland government has cut the allowable amount of respirable dust.

The changes reduce the regulated limit for respirable dust at coal mines from 3 milligrams per cubic metre to 2.5mg/cu.m.

This brings Queensland into line with New South Wales standards.