How to Manage the Risks of Respirable Crystalline Silica from Engineered Stone Code of Practice - South Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you conduct a business that may pose health risks to workers from respirable crystalline silica associated with engineering stone.

Crystalline silica is the crystalline form of silicon dioxide, a naturally occurring mineral that forms a major component of most engineered stone. When inhaled, respirable crystalline silica is a significant hazard for workers.

  • persons conducting businesses or undertakings (PCBUs)
  • officers
  • designers, manufacturers, importers, suppliers
  • workers, and
  • other persons in the workplace.

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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.

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SafeWork SA

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