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tackle dust at mines and quarries

New campaign to tackle dust at mines and quarries

The NSW Mine Safety Advisory Council has launched a new awareness campaign to tackle the risk from dust in the workplace, called “Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it is not there”. Dust...

Coal dust in mining communities may be contributing to workplace exposures

Coal dust exposure may be underestimated

Research from a James Cook University scientist has revealed that current exposure standards of workplace coal dust fail to take into account of environmental exposures in mining communities. The...

Stephen smyth of cfmeu mining and energy queensland calls for global safety standards for dust

Call for global safety standards to protect mineworkers

A mining safety conference hosted by the CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland District has called for global safety standards to protect mineworkers from dust diseases. Mining is a multinational...

coal dust research on effects of nano particles

Coal dust research to focus on nano particles

Pennsylvania State University researchers in the Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering have received a USD$400,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National...

The NSW resources regulator will blitz dust levels at mines across the state

Resources regulator to blitz mines for dust control

The NSW Resources Regulator is preparing a major blitz on quarries across the state to minimise the effects of dust exposures. Resources Regulator Chief Inspector of Mines Garvin Burns said quarries...

AMSJ April 2022