|Document ID (ISN)||110664|
|Convention or series no.
||Stone tiles and decorative stones - A guide for importers, suppliers and tilers
||Commission for occupational safety and health, 1260 Hay Street, PO Box 294, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia, 2010. PDF document, 2p. Illus.
||http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/WorkSafe/PDF/Guides/importers_of_stone_tiles.pdf [in English]
||Many tiles and decorative stones contain significant amounts of silica and other minerals that may pose serious health risks. This leaflet contains guidance on safe work procedures aimed at limiting workers' exposure to airborne silica and mineral dust (wet cutting methods, respirators, exhaust ventilation, cleaning and maintenance of work clothing).
||Western Australia; silica; airborne dust; ceramic powders; stone dressing; tiling; limitation of exposure; safe working methods
||Australia; wet dust control; exhaust ventilation; work clothing; particulate removing respirators; safety guides
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Western Australia|
|Broad subject area(s)
Mining and quarrying