Australia is grappling with the health implications of lung diseases associated with exposure to respirable crystalline silica and the need for action, including effective workplace monitoring, for the protection of workers.
President Kate Cole and Past President Andrew Orfanos talk about what makes public places like restaurants and retail shops less of a COVID-19 risk.
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As Australia’s healthcare workers struggle with high COVID-19 infection rates, much of the focus has been on personal protective equipment.
The AIOH has contributed to the review that will help develop a list of health-based recommendations for WES in Australia. This includes recommendation on the WES values, notations and the list of chemicals.
Experts from these three fields have an important role to play in elucidating the cause of viral spread both within the hotel, and in future planning for all hotel quarantine around Australia.
Are hotels the safest places for quarantine? Until we recognise the importance of aerosol spread & we don’t put control measures in place, then we are setting ourselves up for continued failure.
Restrictions in Western Australia are slowly easing after a severe lockdown, but serious concerns remain about gaps in the hotel quarantine system.
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