Australian Work Exposure Study Evaluates Workers Likeliness of Carcinogen Exposure

Source : Francisco Javier Argel

The Safe Work Australia, ‘Australian Work Exposure Study (AWES) has recently been released – the report looks into the carcinogen exposure of workers.

The study evaluates workers’ likelihood of potential exposure to 38 known or suspected carcinogens, commonly used in the Australian workplace.

Carcinogens are cancer causing substances such as diesel engine exhaust and silica dust but the more common one to construction workers is asbestos.

Read the findings at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/06/new-report-evaluates-workers-potential-exposure-carcinogens-workplace/#.V3a9c_l97IW

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