New workplace exposure standards for respirable crystalline silica and coal dust

The Mining & Quarry Industry ranks fifth in worker fatalities by all industry groups across Australia, following agriculture, forestry and fishing at number one (9.1 fatalities every 100,000 workers) and transport, postal and warehousing at number two (8.7 fatalities).

New workplace exposure standards for respirable crystalline silica and coal dust New workplace exposure standards for respirable crystalline silica and coal dust New workplace exposure standards for respirable crystalline silica and coal dust New workplace exposure standards for respirable crystalline silica and coal dust New workplace exposure standards for respirable crystalline silica and coal dust

The Mining & Quarry Industry Guide to Workplace Safety 2021/22 has now been published

Safe Work defines fatality as people who were lost each year from injuries arising through work-related activity.