iQ Power Tools has taken its War On Dust 2019 (WOD) Campaign international. Following a successful “War on Dust” tour in the U.S., the iQ team is taking to the streets of Australia with the entire arsenal of iQ Power Tools. Bringing its awareness and education campaign overseas, iQ continues its crusade against silica dust on a worldwide basis.

"We have ten stops on this non-stop tour slated to start on Oct. 28th in Melbourne,” said Jim Mackall, vice president of sales for iQ. “Along with Top Notch Tools and Holer Diamond Tools, our Australian/New Zealand dealers, we anticipate real eye-opening revelations at each stop.”

The iQ trailer will be visiting facilities of dealers, contractors and stone masons during the tour, exhibiting its power tools with integrated dust collection systems to staff, tradesmen, and apprentices. The primary focus of this campaign is to raise awareness about the critical dangers of silica inhalation, and in addition to doing so, offer training on ways to eliminate dust and slurry mist at the jobsite.

“We’ve had the opportunity to partner with the American Lung Association to help save lives,” said Paul Guth, iQ president. “Now, we are reaching out to the Lung Foundation Australia to continue our mission.”

The Australian and New Zealand WOD will not only help contractors become more aware of the serious dangers of silica; it will also showcase iQ’s efficient options to get their jobs done faster and safer. Each stop allows contractors to test iQ’s products firsthand, and ask any questions they may have about the company's product line.

All scheduled events will take 3-5 hours at each stop. Lead by Jim Mackall and Mark Moskwa of Top Notch Tools, these informative and in-depth presentations on the health hazards of silica, international safety standards, and followed by hands-on demonstrations of the entire iQ Power Tools’ line.

“Our dealers are vital to the success of this tour and more importantly, in helping us to bring about silica awareness across the globe," Guth added. "We are committed to supporting our dealers, our customers and the construction industry as we showcase efficient options to eliminate the hazards of silica."

Supporters can follow the tour on all of iQ's social media platforms.

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