Acronyms and abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations

AHPRA Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
BHP BHP Billiton Ltd
CAT Scan Computerized Axial Tomography Scan
CDCP Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (US)
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CFMEU Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union
CMDLD Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease
CMSH Commissioner for Mine Safety and Health (Queensland)
COAG Council of Australian Governments
College of Radiologists Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
CWP Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis
CWHS Coal Workers' Health Scheme (Queensland-based scheme)
CXR Chest x-rays
DNRM Department of Natural Resources and Mines (Queensland) (also QDRNM)
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FOI Freedom of Information
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GP General Practice
GPs General Practitioners
ILO International Labor Organisation
NGOs Non-Government Organisations
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NMA Nominated Medical Adivsors
NMSF National Mining Safety Framework (Commonwealth)
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PAPR Positive Air Powered Respirators
PET Scan Positron Emission Tomography Scan
PMF Progressive Massive Fibrosis
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
SWA Safe Work Australia
Thoracic Society Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
WHS Workplace Health and Safety

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