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Coal mine dust lung diseases forum - Mackay

This forum is an opportunity to hear from industry experts about the latest developments in diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of coal mine dust lung diseases, as well as support available to workers.


9.00am Registration and networking morning tea
9.30am Introduction
Simon Blackwood
9.40am Welcome and industry perspective
Mick Crowe
9.55am Changes to coal workers’ health surveillance scheme
Heidi Roberts
10.10am Control, monitoring and reporting of coal mine dust lung diseases
Fritz Djukic
10.25am Extra support provided through workers’ compensation scheme
Janene Hillhouse
10.55am Identifying Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis in workers
Dr Katrina Newbigin
11.25am How WorkCover Queensland is supporting workers rehabilitation and training
Bruce Watson
11.55am Close
Paul Goldsbrough

See more about our keynote speakers.

Further information

Delegates may also be interested in attending the LeadingWell Queensland forum from 7am – 9am, prior to the Coal mine dust lung disease forum. This forum is focused on leadership in workplace mental health programs. View program details and register.


Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre
Alfred Street
Rooms 1 and 2

Date 21 February 2018
Time 9.00am - 12.00pm
Cost Free and includes morning tea at 9am

Fully Booked

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Last updated
20 February 2018