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If you are a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) who has workers (including yourself) that work with silica or silica containing products this guide is for you. Silica containing products include:

  • manufactured solid stone products such as composite (engineered) stone benchtops
  • asphalt
  • cement, mortar and grout
  • concrete, concrete blocks and fibre cement products
  • brick
  • drywall and some plasterboards, and
  • pavers and tiles including roof tiles.

This guide explains what you must do to keep your workers safe from the risks of respirable crystalline silica (silica dust).
Everything in this guide is covered by the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws.

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Last modified on Thursday 12 September 2019 [10876|92297]