Earlier this year SafeWork SA undertook a proactive audit program of silica risk among engineered stone workers. We take a look at the newly released report.
Workers must pass a 'fit test' before being issued tight-fitting respirators. Brad Rodgers differentiates quantitative and qualitative methods.
With summer less than one month away, British research out this year suggests that construction workers are putting their health at risk for the sake of a tan.
NSW quarries are currently being inspected without notice as part of the state's Resources Regulator's blitz on worker dust risks.
British researchers who immersed themselves in construction teams of a large-scale UK project argue for the need to champion health across the sector.
Asbestos-associated cancer mesothelioma claimed at least 699 Australian lives last year, an Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report reveals.
New research from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health finds that 1 in 3 workers are affected by hearing loss in some mining industries.
The NSW Resources Regulator has contacted a breathing appratus supplier and its recipient mines after defective units were identified in a South Coast coalmine.