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Health and Safety Executive Cleans Up on Dust

HSE’S INSPECTORS will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection initiative, starting on...

Dust Breaches Up 23% on Construction Sites

THE Building Safety Group (BSG) has reported a 23% rise in the number of dust breaches occurring on construction sites. BSG’s report was based on 9,000...

Health and Safety Executive Cracks Down on Construction Dust

HEALTH AND SAFETY inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a...

Socotec Advises on Silica Dust Inhalation

NEW GUIDANCE relating to respirable crystalline silica (RCS), a by-product of slate and tile cutting, has been issued by inspection, testing and compliance company...

HSE Report Doubts Tool Manufacturers’ Dust Extraction Systems

AN INDEPENDENT REPORT by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has called into question the effectiveness of tool manufacturers’ dust extraction systems. The report, entitled...

MPs Launch Inquiry into Impact of Silicosis on Construction Workers

THE All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Respiratory Health is working with not-for-profit organisation B&CE to understand why construction workers’ lives continue to be claimed by...

Health Focused HSE Site Inspections Campaign Now Underway

Health and safety Executive (HSE) inspectors have started a new campaign visiting construction sites to check if workers' health is being taken as seriously...

Breathe Freely Roofer Fact Sheet

The Breathe Freely Roofer Fact Sheet advises roofers on sector specific Hazards & Risks, Control Options and how to Manage the Risk in order...