Timely or are we lagging in our response...
In April, HeadSafe sent out an newsletter to its subscribers on Silica Dust - The Facts. We have also brought to the attention to readers topics that we believe need a strong focus from our regulators.
A task force has recently been formed to address the "urgent emerging issue" of accelerated silicosis among stonemasons. Based on what has been reported in Australia, we are only now looking at this serious disease in our industries.
This is a serious disease that takes years to develop.