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Author: Claire Moore; Australia. Parliament. Senate. Community Affairs References Committee.
Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. : Community Affairs References Committee, 2006.
Series: Australia.; Parliament.; Senate.; Community Affairs References Committee.; Report.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This inquiry arose out of the exposure of workers to crystalline silica in the sandblasting industry. One worker, Mr Richard White, unsuccessfully sought compensation for lung disease allegedly as a result of exposure in the 1970s during employment as a sandblaster. Mr White then contacted others who knew or suspected that they had acquired lung or other disease through sandblasting, eventually obtaining over 900  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Moore; Australia. Parliament. Senate. Community Affairs References Committee.
ISBN: 0642715718 9780642715715
OCLC Number: 174039683
Notes: "May 2006."
Chair: Senator Claire Moore.
Description: xv, 113 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Details: System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader required to view/print PDF files.
Contents: "This inquiry arose out of the exposure of workers to crystalline silica in the sandblasting industry. One worker, Mr Richard White, unsuccessfully sought compensation for lung disease allegedly as a result of exposure in the 1970s during employment as a sandblaster. Mr White then contacted others who knew or suspected that they had acquired lung or other disease through sandblasting, eventually obtaining over 900 names. It appeared that very few had received or sought compensation for their disability."--P. xi.
Series Title: Australia.; Parliament.; Senate.; Community Affairs References Committee.; Report.
Responsibility: the Senate, Community Affairs References Committee.

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"This inquiry arose out of the exposure of workers to crystalline silica in the sandblasting industry. One worker, Mr Richard White, unsuccessfully sought compensation for lung disease allegedly as a result of exposure in the 1970s during employment as a sandblaster. Mr White then contacted others who knew or suspected that they had acquired lung or other disease through sandblasting, eventually obtaining over 900 names. It appeared that very few had received or sought compensation for their disability."--Page xi.

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