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Silicosis: a multidisciplinary update on the impacts, risks and recent findings

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

This multidisciplinary session provides an update on where we are now with accelerated silicosis within a state of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join in this interactive panel discussion and hear our speakers explain the impacts, risks and recent findings of occupational exposure to silica.


Dr Ryan Hoy, Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Physician

Dr Wendy Stevens, Consultant Rheumatologist and Clinical Investigator

Mr Brian Eva – FAIOH Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH)®, Certified Air Quality Professional (CAQP), MRACI CChem, MARPS, Managing Director Eva and Associates Pty Ltd

Mrs Nicola Wojcik, Manager, Strategic Health Programs, WorkSafe Victoria ; Mr Bryan Monck, Senior Strategic Advisor Silica, WorkSafe Victoria

Chair: Dr Graeme Edwards, Senior Consulting Physician, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Work and Health Risk Management


Sessions recordings are available on the Online Congress Series platform which you can access on-demand.




July 20
10:00 am - 10:30 am