Translated Guide Now Available

Safework Australia national guidance has been translated into six languages and will help protect workers who work with silica or products containing silica.

This guide provides information about controlling the risks of exposure to silica dust when working with silica and silica containing products. It will help persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) to understand and make decisions about protecting their workers from exposure to silica dust.

The guide for Working with silica and silica containing products is now available in Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Greek, Italian and Vietnamese.

More information about crystalline silica and silicosis, including what it is, what work activities generate silica dust and how to reduce the dust can be found on the safework website. Click here.