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Silica Dust Awareness

  • Mon 26th Oct 2020, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Master Builders Association, 41 Steele St, Devonport TAS 7310
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About this Event




Beware of workplace dust exposure and keep your employees and yourself safe!

Silica has been a long-standing health hazard, causing millions of cases of disease and death since civilization, stone masonry and mining began. The risk arises through the inhalation of dusts containing crystalline silica.

Silica is found in materials like stone, rock and sand; and products like bricks, tiles, asphalt, concrete and some plastics.

TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

• Identify silica and silica containing materials/products

• The dangers and health concerns of silica

• Appropriate legislation requirements and responsibilities