Silicosis can be fatal within five to 10 years – sometimes for people as young as 20 or 30. Uncontrolled dry cutting and grinding is prohibited. Safe Work NSW is now offering rebates on silica protection equipment, and on health monitoring. There are rebates for manufactured stone businesses, and also for all eligible businesses.
Other states are also acting strongly on Silica.
There's more great information at Safe Work NSW or your local safety authority
With a large amount of our employees working from home amid global health concerns over the Coronavirus, we understand daily routines and work styles have been impacted.
Not everyone is accustomed to working from home, and getting into work mode from a space that’s not your regular one can be a huge adjustment.
The bright side of working from home is that you save time on commuting & get to spend more time with you families. But the challenges, including loneliness, & staying connected can have a significant effect on your mental health.