Qld seeks to match national standards on dust exposure

THE QUEENSLAND government has committed to tighter controls on mine dust to protect the state’s coal mine workers, according to mines minister Dr Anthony Lynham.

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The simplest way to prevent occupational lung diseases like black lung is to protect miners from mine dust, according to Mines Minister Anthony Lynham.

He told Parliament that the state would match new national recommended standards expected to be released by Safe Work Australia before the end of the year.