Qld cuts respirable dust levels

THE allowable limit for respirable coal dust in Queensland has been cut to 1.5 milligrams per cubic metre from 2.5mg/cu.m and from 1mg/cu.m to 0.05mg/cu.m for silica dust.

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The allowable limit for respirable coal dust in Queensland has been cut to 1.5 milligrams per cubic metre.

This follows Queensland's mines minister Dr Anthony Lynham's pledge three years ago to adopt Safe Work Australia's recommendations on workplace exposure standards.