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Policy challenges from the 'White' Senate inquiry into workplace-related health impacts of toxic dusts and nanoparticles

Walters, Haydn; Williams, Trevor; Bryant, David; Jennings, Martin; Musk, Bill; Faunce, Thomas


On 22 June 2005 the Senate of the Commonwealth of Australia voted to establish an inquiry into workplace harm related to toxic dust and emerging technologies (including nanoparticles). The inquiry became known as the "White" Inquiry after Mr Richard White, a financially uncompensated sufferer of industrial sandblasting-induced lung disease who was instrumental in its establishment. The "White" Inquiry delivered its final report and recommendations on 31 May 2006. This paper examines whether...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006-06-17
Type: Journal article
Source: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy
DOI: 10.1186/1743-8462-3-7


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