GPs urged to ask young male patients 'What job do you do?'

Tradies developing silicosis sooner

GPs are being urged to ask their tradie patients exactly what they do day-to-day, in the hope of diagnosing the lung disease silicosis as early as possible. 

Stonemasons, bricklayers, and those who work in demolition, mining, sandblasting or construction are among those most at risk because of the materials they work with.