Standards for health assessments
In response to the identification of coal workers' pneumoconiosis, a number of standards have been introduced to improve the quality and consistency of health screening for coal mine workers.
- Diagnostic pathway: CMWHS Clinical pathways guideline (PDF, 496KB)
- Standards for the delivery of spirometry for coal mine workers (PDF, 567KB)
- Standards for spirometry training courses (PDF, 280KB)
- X-ray standards: Standards for acquiring digital chest radiography images for medical surveillance of Queensland coal mine workers (PDF, 1.8MB)
Read about the Queensland Government’s response to mine dust lung disease.