Managing the Risks of Respirable Crystalline Silica from Engineered Stone in the Workplaces - Tasmania


You will need to follow this code of practice if you intend to work with or use engineered stone. It provides practical guidance on how to manage the health and safety risks associated with respirable crystalline silica from engineered stone; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws.

This code covers:

  • who has health and safety duties in relation to working with engineered stone
  • how to identify, manage and control the risks of working with engineered stone
  • the workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica
  • health monitoring
  • air monitoring
  • clean-up and disposal of silica dust maintenance, refurbishment or removal of engineered stone.

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.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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