Environmental health resources

A list of resources – including apps, reports and publications – about environmental health.

Resources

Arrangement between the Environmental Health Standing Committee and the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

This arrangement has been developed to facilitate efforts towards nationally consistent radiation safety regulatory frameworks and radiation health outcomes.

Towards alternatives to animal testing of industrial chemicals in Australia – A scoping report

This report looks at the ability of non-animal testing methods to determine the safety of cosmetics and other industrial chemicals. It considers available and emerging Australian and international scientific evidence.

Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth) – Terms of reference

This document contains the terms of reference for the Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth).

All of governments' response to the National Dust Disease Taskforce final report

This document from the Australian and state and territory governments outlines their commitment to reducing incidences of silicosis and other dust diseases among workers, and increase the quality of life for people affected and their families.

Budget 2022–23: Response to 2022 East Coast floods

A Budget 2022–23 fact sheet.

National guidance for doctors assessing workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust

The national guidance provides a framework to identify workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust and support medical practitioners carry out health surveillance within their specific training and experience. 

National guidance for doctors assessing workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust – Appendix C – Modified MRC respiratory questionnaire

This questionnaire helps general practitioners assess workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust.

National guidance for doctors assessing workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust – Appendix A – Exposure Risk Matrix

This exposure risk matrix assists medical practitioners assess workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust.

National guidance for doctors assessing workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust – Administrative report

This administrative report outlines how the National Dust Disease Taskforce developed national guidance for doctors assessing workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust.

National guidance for doctors assessing workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust – Summary

The document summarises the national guidance for doctors assessing workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust.
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