Managing respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in the stone benchtop industry code of practice 2019 - Queensland


This code applies to your business if you fabricate, process, install, maintain or remove engineered and natural stone benchtops.

This code provides information on how to implement measures to eliminate or minimise so far as is reasonably practicable the risk of exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

You are will either need to comply with this code of practice or an alternative method that sets an equivalent or higher standard of work health and safety.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

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Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Office of Industrial Relations

Mailing address: GPO BOX 69
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 1300 362 128
Website: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (Opens in new window)