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Construction Dust

In recent months it has become clear that the HSE are taking the risks involving construction dust much more seriously. Where they would previously have served an improvement notice if workers were not adequately protected from dust, they are now serving prohibition notices. Silica is a natural substance found in varying amounts in construction materials […]

Does your face fit?

Many professionals within the construction industry are waking up to the risks posed by airborne dust particles, yet there are many whose awareness of the legal requirements remains worryingly limited. Everybody jumps at the very hint of asbestos fibres, yet attitudes remain blas√© toward other harmful substances, such as silica and wood dust which can […]