Dust Safety

It's time to take dust safety seriously. Poor work practices and inadequate equipment means thousands of Aussie tradies are being exposed to hazardous dust every day. Over time, this can lead to life-threatening illnesses such as Silicosis and lung cancer.

We've compiled a range of resources to help increase awareness about the importance of dust safety and empower you to lead by example. Take action today!


Take dust safety seriously - Understand the health & financial risks



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.

Dust Extraction Products

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Have a look at the extensive range of Festool Dust Extractors and accessories to make your workplace safer, cleaner and more enjoyable!

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.

Dust Classes & Extractors

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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.

TESTED & SAFE - The Festool System & Silica Dust

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 on this page and within linked articles is accurate as of January 2020.

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