Qld longwall dust levels a cause for concern, says chief inspector

QUEENSLAND site senior executives should ensure inhalable dust is considered and reviewed within the current Health Risk Assessment as underground mines record dangerously high exceedances, the state’s chief inspector of coal mines Peter Newman says.

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Qld longwall dust levels a cause for concern, says chief inspector Qld longwall dust levels a cause for concern, says chief inspector Qld longwall dust levels a cause for concern, says chief inspector Qld longwall dust levels a cause for concern, says chief inspector Qld longwall dust levels a cause for concern, says chief inspector

Inhalable dust remains a problem at Queensland underground coal mines.

In a letter to the industry, Newman also recommended SSEs continue to review personal inhalable dust exposure monitoring data periodically and implement controls to keep exposures as low as reasonably

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