Tag Archives: Silicosis

  • WHS Ministers: Report to review the ban of Engineered Stone

    WHS Ministers from across the country met on the 28th February to discuss WHS issues of national importance. Front and centre of these discussions has been the national response to silicosis and the potential ban of engineered stone, as previously discussed in our past blog: Silicosis in Construction: A Call for Stronger Protections Whilst a […]

  • Silicosis in Construction: A Call for Stronger Protections

    A joint investigation from 60 Minutes and the Sydney Morning Herald has shed light on the devastating impact of silicosis and lung disease on workers in the construction and manufacturing industries and more specifically engineered stone. The investigation has highlighted the urgent need for stronger protections for workers and greater awareness of the risks associated […]