Dust Safety

The following page encompasses everything you need to know about finding the perfect power tool for your workshop or business. We’ll cover everything from sanders, saws, drills, grinders, joiners as well as dust extractors. We’ve created video walkthroughs for every topic to make the process as simple as possible, and you’ll also be able to find a transcript below the video if you’re after a quick skim. So what are you waiting for ? Your dream workshop is only a few clicks away!

TESTED & SAFE - The Festool System & Respirable Crystalline Silica Dust

Hazardous Dust Risks

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Learn what type of dusts are dangerous, the different dust classes, the risks, and what you can do to stay safe.

Crystalline Silica Dust

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One of the most hazardous dusts around. Understanding what it is, where it comes from, and how Festool can help prevent Silicosis.

Festool Dust Extraction Systems

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Working with dangerous dusts? There's a Festool system for every application. View the options and learn how to choose the right system for your needs.

The Dust Extraction Experts

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Festool is the market-leader when it comes to dust extraction. From product testing to design to experience, there are many reasons why.

Dust Extraction Products

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Disclaimer: This information is not endorsed by any Work Health and Safety governing body and shouldn't be interpreted as any form of legal or health advice. All regulatory and compliance enquiries must go to the relevant Worksafe organisation responsible for each region of Australia. All health-based enquiries should be discussed with and handled by a Medical Professional. Information provided in this article is accurate as of August 2019.


EVA Respirable Crystalline Silica and Total Respirable Dust Exposures Report (1.72mb) ESP Airborne Occupational Exposure Report (1.63mb)