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The Risks Associated with Construction Dust

If you thought the health risks associated with construction dust/silica isn’t that serious, you better watch this case study. This video tells the story of a man who worked with different types of stone over a 3 decade period and

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Tradie Death Sparks Fears of Silicosis Epidemic

A Queensland stonecutter has died from silicosis, sparking concerns of an epidemic of deaths in the industry. More cases have began to emerge of silicosis diagnosis in Queensland and around Australia, with Gold Coast stonecutter Anthony White being the latest

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Silicosis Claims Young Workers Life

A Gold Coast tradesman who was diagnosed with silicosis, the deadly lung disease has died. Anthony White, the 36 year old tradie was diagnosed in November 2017 and since then has highlighted the consequences of prolonged exposure and lack of

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Deadly Lung Disease- Silicosis Affecting Tradies Around Australia

Silicosis is the deadly lung disease affecting tradewokers around Australia and the problem is worse than we thought. A recent article on 9News.com.au highlighted the story of one tradie who is suffering from the disease and has to use an

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Stonemasons Suffering Because of lack of WHS Adherence

Stonemasons are suffering from silicosis and associated diseases because of a lack of adherence to workplace health and safety laws. Tradie Cameron Harper is one of those suffering from silicosis because he didn’t realise how serious the risks were of

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The Danger of inhaling Silica on construction sites

Workers in the Construction industry especially those working with concrete or glass are at risk of developing a condition termed Silicosis. Silicosis occurs when fibrous tissue forms around the dust particles that have entered the lungs. This fibrous tissue does

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