A.C.T. Silica Crackdown


The A.C.T.’s workplace safety regular is toughening its stance on new laws to protect workers from silicosis.

SafeWork ACT has introduced a new code of practice for work places that process engineered stone, which includes bricks, tiles, concrete and other dust-generating materials… and will be sending out inspectors to business sites.

The crackdown on processing materials which contain silica –

The ACT’s laws are the toughest in Australia, going further than other jurisdictions

Any business caught out, could receive fines totalling thousands of dollars.

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