Month: March 2019

EXTREMELY HIGH AIRBORNE MOULD LEVELS CAUSE TRADIES TO WALK OFF WESTCONNEX TUNNEL PROJECT

Extremely high concentrations of airborne mould regarded as a potential have been found in the M4 East tunnels under construction in Sydney’s inner west.  The results were regarded as a “health risk to all persons”. The findings prompted about 500 construction workers to walk off the job on Friday, saying they had failed to receive adequate …

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DEATH OF ANTHONY WHITE SPARKS CALL TO ACTION OVER SILICOSIS

A young Gold Coast stonemason named Anthony White, who died recently from the lung disease silicosis, is being remembered for publicly exposing the dangers of silica dust, amid what’s being described as a “nationwide epidemic”. Silicosis is an incurable and often fatal lung disease caused by breathing dust containing fragments of crystalline silica.  Crystalline silica …

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