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Dr Alexandra Muthu discusses silica dust causing health issues like accelerated silicosis, which is an emerging occupational disease caused by exposure to high concentrations of respirable crystalline silica from unsafe work with engineered stone.


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  1. Accelerated silicosis assessment pathway
  2. Accelerated Silicosis FAQ

Patient Resources

  1. Controlling silica dust in the workplace
  2. Silicosis
  3. Accelerated silicosis


Alexandra Muthu

Occupational & Environmental Physician

Dr Alexandra Muthu is an Occupational & Environmental Physician. She is the RACP spokesperson for silicosis, interim Clinical Lead Occupational Health for Te Whatu Ora, and Clinical Lead Occupational Health & Safety Te Toka Tumai Auckland. She provides private services through Dynamic Health and Life Edit.