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SWA Workplace Exposure Standards for Airborne Contaminants Guideline: Update

On 1st October Safe Work Australia published an update to its Workplace Exposure Standards for Airborne Contaminants guideline ( Key changes include halving the TWA for respirable coal dust (containing <5% quartz) from 3 mg/m3 to 1.5 mg/m3. This reduction is reflective of other recent changes to the...

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Plasterboard manufacturer issues asbestos warning

Plasterboard manufacturer USG Boral has issued a warning to customers that some of its fire-rated plasterboard products may be contaminated with asbestos-containing vermiculite. Although not all vermiculite contains asbestos, some products were made with vermiculite that contained asbestos until the early 1990s. Vermiculite mines throughout...

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