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HSE inspections target woodworking businesses to tackle occupational lung disease

From April, health and safety inspectors across Great Britain will be visiting business within woodworking industries such as sawmilling, manufacture of composite boards, and carpentry, as well as other industries where wood dust exposure can occur. Read More

The pandemic presents an opportunity to push for new indoor air quality regulation for workers

The health and wellbeing of our country’s workforce has never been more important, especially for the hidden heroes working in the manufacturing sector. Indoor air quality is rapidly climbing the boardroom agenda, as all companies continue to make workplaces COVID-19 secure, to minimise the spread of all kinds of respiratory health challenges. Read More

Impact of climate change on workers’ health and safety

With COP26 in full swing, SHP looks at how the effects of climate change are seeping into the workplace, and what businesses can do to safeguard staff. Read More

Car retailer exposed worker to asthma risk

A car retailer operating across the South East of England has been fined after a car bodywork sprayer developed occupational asthma. Read More

How can employers protect their workforce from second hand smoke?

Russell Corlett, Health & Safety Director at Peninsula, provides some advice for employers on dealing with second hand smoke, particularly from wildfires. Read More

Basildon firm avoids HSE action over asthma risk

A company which had been served with three improvement notices relating to occupational asthma has avoided further action. Read More

Harm reduction: occupational asthma

Occupational asthma remains a serious workplace issue. The HSE Asthma Partnership Board brings together organisations to collaborate on research findings Read More

Occupational hygiene saves lives

Control strategies for long latency occupational disease tend to target workers’ respiratory health. But as Chris Keen explains, skin absorption Read More

Reducing occupational asthma: knowledge is key

Asthma is a common breathing problem, of global concern. Everyday, my clinical practice confirms this. While patients tell us that Read More



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