Occupational lung diseases or dust diseases including asbestosis are overwhelming in Australia. These lung diseases are caused by inhalation of aluminium, asbestos, moulds, beryllium, cotton, hay and other organic dusts, hard metal alloys, crystalline silica, mycobacterium tuberculosis and talc.
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The critical risks associated with asbestos in the workplace are ever present in our country’s rich history of industry and infrastructure. The amount of circumstances where asbestos is present in workplaces and products is vast and are most commonly incorporated into thousands of construction, commercial and household products, including fire-retardant coatings, concrete and cement, bricks, pipes, gaskets, insulation, drywall, flooring, roofing, joint compound, paints and sealants. It exists in electrical appliances, plastics, rubber, mattresses, flowerpots, lawn furniture, hats and gloves.
There are still many occupations with varying degrees of risk to asbestos exposure today:
Boiler workers, Construction workers, Firefighters, Industrial workers, Insulators Factory workers, Power plant workers, Shipyard workers and Textile mill workers.
Auto mechanics, Blacksmiths, Carpenters, Cement plant workers, Chemical plant workers, Engineers, HVAC mechanics, Electricians, Linotype technicians, Metal workers, Oil refinery workers, Paper mill workers, Plumbers, Railroad workers and Steel mill workers.
Having the right expert that is aware of the rigorous work health and safety requirements when dealing with asbestos is essential to fully addressing the various nuances of these long term and complex cases.
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The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:
- The need for a view or inspection of a location
- The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
- Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
- Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype