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Managing respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in the stone benchtop industry information sessions

Silicosis is preventable by using proper controls to eliminate or minimise exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust in the workplace.

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) will deliver 10 information sessions across the state.

Register for a session to find out what the new code means for your business, including the minimum standards for:

  • controlling exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust exposure at the workshop and during onsite installation
  • respirator use
  • clean up and slurry management
  • carrying out air monitoring
  • health monitoring.

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland will also provide an update on compliance audits carried out across the industry, and what’s happening next.

AIOH will also present its Breathe Freely Australia initiative, a campaign of education and awareness aimed at reducing occupational lung disease in the workplace.

Register today.

LocationDate Venue and addressTime Register Now
Rockhampton Wednesday 9 October 2019 Keppel Room
Frenchville Sports Club
105 Clifton Street
Berserker (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Upper Coomera Monday 14 October 2019 The Wattle Hotel
Corner Reserve Road and Brygon Creek Drive
Upper Coomera (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Toowoomba Tuesday 15 October 2019 Rogers Room
Highfields Cultural Centre
Sean McCarthy Way
Highfields (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Nerang Thursday 17 October 2019 The Kokoda Room
Nerang RSL & Memorial Club
69 Nerang Street
Nerang (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Mackay Monday 21 October 2019 Meeting Room One
Mackay Entertainment Convention Centre
258 Alfred Street
Mackay (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Geebung Tuesday 22 October 2019 Geebung RSL
Corner Newman Road and Collings Street
Geebung (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Sunshine Coast Wednesday 23 October 2019 The Maroochy Room
Novotel Twin Waters Resort
270 Ocean Drive
Mudjimba Beach (view map)
Doors open at 3pm for 4-6pm Register now
Townsville Tuesday 29 October 2019 Coral Sea Room
The Ville Resort Casino
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive
Townsville (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Cairns Wednesday 30 October 2019 Meeting Rooms 3 and 4
Cairns Convention Centre
Corner Wharf and Sheridan Streets
Cairns (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Calamvale Thursday 31 October 2019 Skyline Room East
Calamvale Hotel
Corner Compton and Beaudesert Roads
Calamvale (view map)
Doors open at 3.30pm for 4-6pm Register now
Last updated
30 September 2019

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