The comeback of silicosis can be put down to poor understanding of the risks involved in working with products that contain silica and a lack of adherence to safety regulations and surveillance requirements.
If you or someone you know has been exposed to silica dust it is important to understand the signs and symptoms of silicosis and seek urgent medical care, the most important step is to not ignore the signs you are unwell.
If you are a high risk candidate of silica exposure then it is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible, we can assist you to make silicosis compensation claims, ensuring you and your family have the means to tackle your diagnosis and living with silicosis.
Learn more about how you might be entitled to make a WorkcCover claim.
If you work in any of these described industries or workplaces, then you may have been exposed to prolonged periods of silica dust and may be having respiratory issues. If you have been exposed you should make legal enquiries into silicosis claims to assist you through your diagnosis or claim compensation if you are no longer able to work.
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