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South Australia’s prohibition on engineered stone starts on July 1st

Jun 21st 2024

South Australia’s prohibition on engineered stone starts on July 1st

South Australia plans to prohibit engineered stone products starting on 1 July 2024, in line with other states and territories to safeguard workers from the danger of deadly lung illnesses.

SafeWork SA has rolled out a statewide initiative aimed at increasing awareness about the ban and its impact on businesses, workers, consumers, and the public.

The campaign will feature press releases, radio commercials, informational materials, online seminars, and social media engagement.

SafeWork SA Executive Director Glenn Farrell says the state’s workplace health and safety regulator is offering guidance on how to comply with the prohibition to assist workers, companies, customers, and the general public.

“SafeWork SA will actively be monitoring compliance with the new laws through auditing and inspections,” Mr Farrell said.

“Businesses need to ensure they understand and abide by the new laws to keep their workers safe and are encouraged to seek assistance from SafeWork SA if required.”

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