A dust-control expert said the distance the source of exposure could travel was also being overlooked.
17th Feb. 2021 5:02 AM
Trailblazing doctors have found a potential world-first cure for the lethal lung disease silicosis that is killing hundreds...
04th Nov. 2020 3:11 PM
The State Government is blitzing every stone-cutting business in Queensland in a complete U-turn of its policing of deadly...
14th Sept. 2020 3:09 PM
A Queensland stonemason has filed a $2.5 million personal injury damages claim against eight companies after developing...
06th Sept. 2020 10:09 AM
Unsafe workplaces likely to remain unchecked as inspectors re-audit “a sample” of the stone benchtop industry.
08th Aug. 2020 12:08 PM
Stonemasons are putting off health checks, fearing financial ruin as a silent killer continues to cripple families.
08th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM
A 36-year-old the human face behind a silent killer, as calls grow for the banning of engineered stone in Australia.
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.
29th April 2020 1:04 PM
When Steve Terpstra did a safety inspection of concrete and stone cutting industry, the results terrified him and he had to...
07th Feb. 2020 7:02 AM
A Queensland tradie diagnosed with silicosis says the illness is being underplayed and that out of 20 workmates, only two...
03rd Feb. 2020 3:02 PM