HI MANAGEMENT STANDARD
Controlling exposures to prevent occupational lung disease in industry
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Breathe Freely in Construction
Construction Managers Toolkit
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A concise summary of the health hazards arising from the construction industry and how the Breathe Freely campaign aims to address them.
Managing health risks and understanding how occupational hygiene fits into the construction industry.
Pdf and Word downloads.
These checklists will help you on site in managing workplace health risks in relation to the following:
They will help you to pinpoint weaknesses and give tips on things you need to be aware of or have in place.
Pdf and Xcel downloads.
A3 poster illustrating work-related lung disease and deaths in the UK construction sector.
ConstructionGuides & Fact Sheets
Protecting Workers Health in Construction
Construction Trade Fact Sheets
Find out about the hazards and risks for specific trades including understand the hazards, control options, managing the risk and workplace exposure limits.
RPE Factsheet on Facial Hair
Outlines facts & best practice for the use of Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) when issued as a means of control to prevent the inhalation of hazardous substances at work where users have facial hair.
Best Practice Case Studies
Supporting case studies from actual construction projects which show real benefits from control solutions putting occupational hygiene into a construction site context.
Worker Case Studies
3 case studies highlighting the critical need for us to come together and act now to protect today’s construction workers so that they don’t suffer the same fate.
What can an Occupational Hygienist help with
Understand the role of occupational hygienists and how they can help you. Health risk assessments, control measures and training and communication.
The HI Management
Standard in Construction
The HI Management Standard in Construction Tool
This tool is for use by managers responsible for health and safety on construction sites.It contains instructions, 8 assessment framework tools that relate to the 6 leading indicators and finally an action plan.
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