A dust-control expert said the distance the source of exposure could travel was also being overlooked.

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Trailblazing doctors have found a potential world-first cure for the lethal lung disease silicosis that is killing hundreds...

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The State Government is blitzing every stone-cutting business in Queensland in a complete U-turn of its policing of deadly...

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14th Sept. 2020 3:09 PM

A Queensland stonemason has filed a $2.5 million personal injury damages claim against eight companies after developing...

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06th Sept. 2020 10:09 AM

Unsafe workplaces likely to remain unchecked as inspectors re-audit “a sample” of the stone benchtop industry.

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08th Aug. 2020 12:08 PM

Stonemasons are putting off health checks, fearing financial ruin as a silent killer continues to cripple families.

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A 36-year-old the human face behind a silent killer, as calls grow for the banning of engineered stone in Australia.

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07th Aug. 2020 1:08 PM

When Bundaberg man Trevor started work crushing rocks, retirement with an oxygen bottle is the last thing he expected.

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When Steve Terpstra did a safety inspection of concrete and stone cutting industry, the results terrified him and he had to...

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A Queensland tradie diagnosed with silicosis says the illness is being underplayed and that out of 20 workmates, only two...

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