Healthy Lungs Forum
Exposure to occupational lung diseases can be prevented with the right controls.
Join Workplace Health and Safety Queensland for the Healthy Lungs Forum as we explore how and why we must protect workers, particularly those in the asbestos removal, stonemasonry, construction and manufacturing industries, from exposure to occupational lung diseases.
With a strong focus on asbestos and silica, the program features a diverse mix of industry and safety regulator presentations, case studies and a panel discussion covering:
- health risks associated with exposure to occupational lung disease contaminants
- hazard identification and practicable control measures
- the importance of health monitoring and selection of the right dust and fibre controls, including personal protective equipment
- workplace obligations and compliance with legislative duties
- strategies to influence safety behaviours and practices in the workplace.
You will also go into the draw to win a powered air purifying respirator, valued at over $1,500 (plus GST)! View the Terms and Conditions(PDF, 73.48 KB) .
|7.30 - 8.30am||Registration|
|8.30 - 8.45am||Master of Ceremony welcome|
|8.45 - 9.15am||Current and emerging occupational lung diseases|
Associate Professor Deborah Yates
|9.15 - 9.45am||Breathe Freely|
Peter Aspinall, representing the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH)
|9.45 - 10.15am||The Regulator’s response to occupational lung disease |
Bradley Bick, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
|10.15 - 10.45am||Morning tea|
|Respirable Crystalline Silica stream||Asbestos stream|
|10.45 - 11.15am||Construction Principal Contractor obligations|
Daniel Dunne, Paynters
|Asbestos disease risks for asbestos removalists|
Dr Robert McCartney, Resile
|11.15 - 11.45am||Keeping dust out of vehicles|
Greg Manthey, Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
|Sampling and analysis of materials for asbestos|
Michael Shepherd, COHLabs
|11.45am - 12.15pm||On-tool extraction and dry cutting research|
Dr Martin Stirling, Hilti
|Update on compliance and enforcement of asbestos laws|
Dr Peter McGarry, WHSQ
|12.15 - 12.45pm||Industrial ventilation design|
Dr David Bromwich
|Removing barriers to lung health and compliance issues|
Dr Tristan Casey
|12.45 - 1.30pm||Lunch|
|1.30 - 2.15pm||Selecting the right respiratory protective equipment|
Travis Allen, Allens Industrial Products & Mark Reggers, 3M
|2.15 - 3.00pm|
Three industry case studies will be examined, focussing on:
|3.00 - 3.30pm||Afternoon tea|
|3.30 - 4.00pm||Panel discussion|
A/Professor Deborah Yates, Peter Aspinall, Bradley Bick, Dr Peter McGarry and Dr Tristan Casey
|4.00 - 4.15pm||MC wrap up|
Note: There may be small alterations to the current program.
Attendees must select either the Respirable Crystalline Silica or Asbestos stream during registration.
Royal International Convention Centre
|Date||27 November 2019|
|Time||7.30am - 4.15pm|
$150 (including GST)|
Ticket prices include morning and afternoon tea, and lunch.
Registration: 7.30am – 8.30am
- Last updated
- 15 November 2019
Registration: 7.30am – 8.30am
Forum: 8.30am – 4.15pm