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Controlling exposures to prevent occupational lung disease in the construction industry

Control exposure and breathe freely

 

Occupational hygiene is about recognising, evaluating and controlling risks to health in the workplace.  Occupational hygienists have the knowledge and skills to help you protect your employees. Let’s get going by deciding to manage health like safety.

 

The downloadable pdf below gives a condensed summary of the issues and potential solutions and shows how we can instigate the change to a contract for health.

 

Case Studies

We have case studies from actual construction projects which show real benefits from control solutions. We've put occupational hygiene into a construction site context so you know what an occupational hygienist can help you with. Just click on the images below to download the pdf of the case studies that are of interest to you.

 

 

The Construction Dust Partnership

 

The Construction Dust Partnership (CDP) is an industry collaboration directly involving many organisations, including the HSE.

It aims to raise awareness within the construction industry about lung diseases related to hazardous workplace dust and to promote good practice to prevent these diseases, particularly for those undertaking high risk tasks.

 

link to the site

PARTNERS

BOHS Logo : www.bohs.org.uk
Constructing Better Health Logo : http://www.cbhscheme.com/ : CBH is a non-profit membership scheme dedicated to help the Construction Industry
http://www.hse.gov.uk/
Land Securities Logo: http://www.landsecurities.com/
http://www.macegroup.com/ ; Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, offering highly integrated services.

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