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Australian man diagnosed with silicosis says he was only given a paper mask as protection – as reported by Nine news and SMH

Frank Scott, 50, has been diagnosed with silicosis, an illness caused by breathing in silica dust

Mr Scott worked grinding, cutting and drilling marble and granite slabs

He was provided with a paper mask while working with the stone but says it did not give adequate protection.

Watch the full story by Nine News here

Read the full article in the Sydney Morning Herald here