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Controlling exposures to prevent occupational lung disease in the construction industry

Upcoming Events 2016

 

Spotlight on Silica

joint presentations from BOHS,  IOSH and HSE

BOHS has teamed up with HSE and IOSH in a joint initiative to promote awareness of occupational cancer caused by exposure to silica dust.

These events are free to attend, speakers from BOHS, HSE and IOSH will enlighten delegates about the associated health risks from exposure to silica, the role of occupational hygiene in protecting workers, and providing practical examples and case studies showing how the risks from silica can be managed.

Breathe Freely Roadshow
Breakfast Event
Friday 9th December 2016


University of Manchester

Speakers from BOHS, HSE and industry will talk about why construction workers are at high-risk of being exposed to hazards which cause lung disease, and what you can do to better recognise and control these hazards.

If you are a manager or supervisor with responsibility for the health and safety of construction workers, don't miss this free Breathe Freely event, register now.

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    Norwich

    24-Nov-16, 3.00pm - 6.00pm
    Nibbles Provided

    The King’s Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH

    This meeting is free to attend and speakers from BOHS, HSE and IOSH will enlighten delegates about the associated health risks from exposure to silica, the role of occupational hygiene in protecting workers, and providing practical examples and case studies showing how the risks from silica can be managed.

    More information here

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    South West Branch

    18-May-17, 1.00pm - 3.30pm

    Boringdon Park Golf Club, Plympton

    IOSH Speaker: Philip Baker
    BOHS Speaker: TBC

    Tyne and Wear Branch

    15-Jun-17, TBC

    Durham Emirates Cricket Club (tbc)

    IOSH Speaker: Tim Briggs
    BOHS Speaker: Mark Holmes confirmed



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    Details


    Timings are:

    Friday 9th December 2016, 8:30am - 11:00am

    8.30 - Arrival and Breakfast

    9.00 - Welcome and objectives (Mike Slater)

    9.05 - 9.10 - Simon's story (video)

    9.10 - 9.45 - HSE - the view from the regulator

    9.45 - 10.15 - RVT approach to dust

    10.15 - 10.50 - BOHS - the role of occupational hygiene, and about the Breathe Freely campaign

    10.50 -11.00 Q & A, close

    Location:

    University of Manchester
    Mosely Lecture Theatre,
    Schuster Building,
    Oxford Road campus


    Location Map

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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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