Hazardous or combustible dusts, fumes and fibres

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WA’s occupational safety and health legislation requires that all workplace hazards are identified, the risks assessed and controls put in place. Dusts, fumes and fibres can be a particular problem because health effects may become evident months or years after exposure. In addition, combustible dusts can cause catastrophic explosions.

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Last updated 21 May 2014

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