The NSW Resources Regulator has investigated how a worker with 41 years of coalmining experience could have contracted coal workers' pneumoconiosis.
The welding workplace poses many hazards; however, if safety measures and appropriate personal protective equipment are utilised then much of the risk can be mitigated.
HEMCO emergency shower booths are fully assembled and ready for installation, with frosted front strip curtains, interior grab bars and side exterior panels.
Thousands of Queensland mineral mine and quarry workers will receive free mandatory respiratory health checks from 1 September in an effort to protect them from mine dust lung diseases.
An emergency messaging mobile app implements coronavirus updates in its July release, designed to help those who are feeling unwell to better manage their own welfare.
Health and safety organisations and the ACTU are calling for the establishment of a national register for approved respirators, to protect Australians' health.
Spanish researchers have raised concerns about increased incidences of silicosis and massive pulmonary fibrosis among those who have worked with artificial stone.
Social distancing and face masks reduce the spread of COVID-19 in healthcare settings and the general community, according to a review commissioned by the WHO.
The NSW Government has bought almost $1 billion worth of personal protective equipment, to help health workers battle the COVID-19 pandemic.