The air that I breathe

DOWNLOAD THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers Charles Dickens 1 Asbestos is a generic term for a naturally occurring substance that includes six silicate minerals with distinctive elongated fibrous crystals.… Read the rest

In Coal Blood

In coal blood Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable Simone de Beauvoir 1 The Queensland parliament select committee report into the resurgence of black lung provides an anatomy of yet another disaster in Australia’s… Read the rest

The Radium Girls

The Radium Girls Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear Albert Camus 1 Remembrance Day on 11th November commemorates the armistice between the Allies and Germany at Compiègne in France and cessation of hostilities on the Western Front,… Read the rest

White Lung

White Lung If there were no bad people there would be no good lawyers Charles Dickens 1 Asbestos is a generic term for a naturally occurring substance that includes six silicate minerals with distinctive elongated fibrous crystals. The soft flexible… Read the rest

Every grain of sand

Every grain of sand Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable Franz Kafka 1 Silicosis, which is also known as miners’ phthisis or grinders’ asthma is an occupational lung disease and form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation… Read the rest