Health & Safety Executive New Dust Focus

The HSE will be launching their new dust campaign from the 11th September.

 

The HSE, Health and Safety Executive, is the British independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness. Visit their website for more information...

The HSE will be launching their new dust campaign from the 11th September. Dust is a priority topic with the HSE as there are 500+ silica related deaths per year, silica is also the second most important cause of occupational lung cancer after asbestos and construction workers have a 2-3 times greater risk of contracting COPD.

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Different types of dust

AsbestosSilicosisAchesWood

    Asbestos           Silica            crystallized ashes      wood