On 2 March 2023, the Office of Local Government hosted a Safework NSW webinar on working with Crystalline Silica.

Michael Webber, a SafeWork NSW State Inspector, shared key information with Councils, including:

  • What is Crystalline Silica
  • Where it is found
  • Health hazards from exposure
  • Who is at risk
  • How to reduce exposure
  • Health monitoring and lung screening information
  • Where Councils can find information about health monitoring and lung screening.

A recording of the webinar can be found HERE

Further information about Cystalline Silica can be found at: