Silicosis: Here’s what you need to know about the dust lung disease killing stonemasons

Silicosis, which mostly affects stonemasons who inhale silica dust while working with engineered stones used for kitchen benches can lead to stonemasons developing lung cancer. About 5,758 of the 587,000 Australian workers exposed to silica dust in 2011 are estimated to develop lung cancer in the future as a result of that exposure.

ABC News 13/10/18