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Silica safety for construction workers

22 May 2024
Summits Stage
Compliance & Legislation , Construction , Injury Prevention

A tenfold increase in Silicosis outbreaks over ten years is a tragic reminder of the need for stronger workplace protections. Preventing this disease requires a focus on comprehensive health risk assessments, effective control measures, air monitoring, and stricter regulation enforcement. This session will explore how to manage silica dust exposure for construction workers, and the steps we need to take for the betterment of workers' health and safety.

Jeremy Trotman, President - Australian Institue of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH)


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