Silicosis crisis in Australia

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Localtiler

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It's the daily cutting of tile and stone and mixing adhesive for us. Everytime I read these sorts of articles it puts the fear of God in me.
 
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Waluigi

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Quartz is a huge danger too especially as a lot comes from China where the standards might be a little off.

I remember the first time I mixed up some gear in Germany. Low dust technology. That was 15 years ago. We still don’t see it much over here. It should be a matter of course that we use it. This was part of the reason washboys were originally invented. To reduce buffing and dust!
 

Adey1980

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It is scary, the supervisor from my other job passed away Sunday from cancer in lungs and also another co worker has been diagnosed and treated
 

Boggs

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The guy I did my apprenticeship with passed away from lung disease.
Although he could get through a full size hamlet in 2 mins flat.
 

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