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Tradies at Risk of Cancer from Silica Dust
Safety
Saturday October 28 2017

Tradies at Risk of Cancer from Silica Dust

More than half a million Australians are at risk of getting cancer from silica dust and they might not even realise it.

Report Links Diesel Fume Exposure to Cancer
Safety
Thursday October 6 2016

Report Links Diesel Fume Exposure to Cancer

An estimated 130 Australians are diagnosed each year with lung cancer as a result of exposure to toxic diesel fumes while at work, according to the...

Construction Industry Must Act to End Use of Hazardous Materials
Green
Thursday April 21 2016

Construction Industry Must Act to End Use of Hazardous Materials

Australian construction workers, engineers and designers need to understand the risks associated with exposure to asbestos and other hazardous materials.

Formaldehyde Laced Laminate Flooring Causing Cancer
Business
Wednesday February 24 2016

Formaldehyde Laced Laminate Flooring Causing Cancer

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says people exposed to certain types of Lumber Liquidators's laminate flooring are three times more likely to...

Building Health and Safety for Firefighters
Buildings
Thursday October 29 2015

Building Health and Safety for Firefighters

An update was recently released to a groundbreaking study by scientist Dr Susan Shaw, providing new evidence that brominated flame retardants may carry higher cancer risks...

Victoria Cancer Spike Prompts Asbestos Testing
Environment
Monday October 27 2014

Victoria Cancer Spike Prompts Asbestos Testing

A spike in the number of mesothelioma cases near a disused Victorian asbestos factory has prompted the state government to roll out asbestos testing in the...

Tradies are Most at Risk From the Sun
Green
Wednesday February 5 2014

Tradies are Most at Risk From the Sun

Farmers, tradies and professional drivers are the workers most at risk from skin cancer, research has confirmed.