Airborne Hazards

How clean is the air you breathe? Indoor air quality must be monitored to protect workers’ respiratory health. Dr Steve Goodman, product specialist manager at Shawcity highlights the dangers that may be present in every breathe you take. The effects of breathing in raised levels of nitrogen dioxide are the increased likelihood of respiratory problems Read More …

Recovering your business safely after flooding

The HSE has issued guidance following widespread severe flooding at the end of 2015 and into early 2016. Employers will now be thinking how to safely get their business up and running again, as the waters recede. The HSE has answered  FAQs to help employers get back to business, safely. http://www.shponline.co.uk/recovering-your-business-safely-after-flooding/

It is estimated that silica is the second biggest cause of occupational lung cancer after asbestos

The Construction Dust Partnership (CDP) has been running for over three years. Since its inception there has been collaboration between experts from the construction industry, health professionals, the Health and Safety Executive and our strategic partners in the unions. Improving the priority given by companies Improving awareness among workers Raising the profile of the health Read More …