A national dust diseases taskforce will be set up to tackle the epidemic of silicosis in workers in the stone cutting industry. Federal minister for health Greg Hunt has made a $5 million pledge towards the task force following renewed calls from peak bodies including Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ). TSANZ was joined ...
National Dust Diseases Taskforce to be set up this year
By David Rowley
30 Apr 2019