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Lung screening delays may cause industry havoc

Lung screening delays for Queensland mine workers and new industry entrants are potentially about to cause havoc for the industry according to a mining industry recruitment professional. It is...

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Black Lung : One in ten workers could have it

One in ten underground coal miners who have worked in coal mines for at least 25 years in the USA were identified as having black lung, according to a report by the  National Institute for...

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Inquiry hears horrors of black lung disease

A North American expert in black lung has revealed at an inquiry the deadly disease is still killing Queensland coal miners even though authorities thought it was non-existent. United States black...

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Black lung – New Qld law to protect workers

Authorities have yielded to widespread concerns about the horrifying effects of black lung, and passed new rules to protect Queensland coal miners from the deadly disease. Queensland Parliament will...

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