Tag Archives: Dust

  • A worker with a beard successfully undergoing a mask fit test to ensure proper respiratory protection on the job site.

    Beard or no Beard. Can workers keep their facial hair on sites?

    Its a hot topic on site at the moment, builders want workers to wear masks, but the workers don’t want to shave every day for something that can be managed with controls..

  • man holding an x ray image of a lung with dust diseases

    Dust Diseases Registry to be established

    Draft legislation proposed by the federal government will establish a national Dust Diseases Registry for those impacted by respiratory conditions, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald last week. The dust diseases registry will collect data to identify and monitor workplace silicosis risks, and enable a nationally coordinated response to cases to better protect workers. […]