Silicosis Position Statement

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Imaging of Occupational Lung Disease Position Statement

In Australia a significant incidence of silicosis in workers exposed to the dust from high silica content engineered stone has been identified. Imaging has a central role in the diagnosis and monitoring of occupational lung diseases including disease resulting from exposure to engineered stone. A common context in which this exposure occurs is in working with kitchen benchtops.