Tag: Silicosis

Calls for further silica safety regulations after continued rise in silicosis cases

The Australian Workers Union has called for greater safety regulations and support

By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

Men’s Health Week: Top cancer risks hidden in everyday tradie tasks

In light of Men's Health Week, Built-it has revealed the top carcinogenic

By Paul Eyers 8 Min Read

WorkSafe “makes no apologies” for ditching engineered stone transition period

Victoria's workplace safety watchdog has doubled down on their decision to scrap

By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Queensland sends builders bust by abandoning transition period for killer stone

Queensland's decision to forgo a transition period for phasing out engineered stone is

By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Ministers deny tradies transition period for engineered stone

One territory has doubled down on its strict cutoff date for tradies

By Jarrod Brown 3 Min Read

WorkSafe remains stone-cold on silica shortcut warning ahead on engineered stone ban

With a nationwide ban on engineered stone looming, Aussie tradies have been

By Paul Eyers 5 Min Read

Faulty “life-saving” silica dust detector lands Safework in hot water

An audit has exposed SafeWork for releasing their award-winning silica dust-detecting device

By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

Safety gear essentials every home renovator must have

Whether you're a home renovation novice or a seasoned DIY guru, ensuring

By Paul Eyers 5 Min Read

Stone dead: Australia seals fate of engineered stone with world first ban

The outlawing of the popular benchtop product comes after years of campaigning

By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

Aussie construction and property giants join fight against engineered stone

Australia's biggest property development and construction companies have banned engineered stone from

By Paul Eyers 5 Min Read