Black Lung a crisis – CFMEU

September 5, 2016

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Worker’s union CFMEU has claimed that the Black Lung crisis was escalating, after another mine was officially confirmed to have the disease, bringing the total number of infected persons to 15.

CFMEU mining and energy division Queensland district president, Stephen Smyth said that the latest miner to suffer from the disease had originally been cleared on two separate occasions by nominated medical assessors and radiologists.

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