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STUDY PREDICTS 10,000 AUSSIE WORKERS WILL DEVELOP LUNG CANCER FROM SILICA DUST

The ACTU, as part of their advocacy work in relation to the prevention of silicosis, recently commissioned a report from researchers at Curtin University.

Modelling used in the report predicts as many as 10,000 Australians may develop silica-caused lung cancer amid warnings more than half a million Australian workers are currently exposed to the harmful dust.

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