occupational lung disease


Houses of Parliament renovation paused due to asbestos exposure

Up to nine members of parliamentary staff and multiple contractors may have been exposed to asbestos between October and November 2021. Read More

Wood dust in manufacturing industries causing Occupational Lung Disease (OLD), HSE document finds

Visits are being undertaken to wood working premises to reduce the incidence of serious health effects from exposure to wood dust. Read More

HSE inspections focus on occupational lung disease

The Health and Safety Executive is inspecting fabricated metal businesses across Great Britain to check that they are managing the respiratory risks of welding fumes and metalworking fluids. 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

Go Home Healthy: Spotlight on occupational-lung disease

Every year around 12,000 people in the UK die from work-related lung disease. The issue of occupational lung disease remains Read More

Video highlights welding fumes health and safety issues

The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has highlighted the dangers of welding fumes in a new health and safety video. Read More

Workers to down tools to promote health, safety and wellbeing

Infrastructure companies across the UK will be downing tools in April next year in a bid to boost health, safety Read More

SHExpo: Healthy lungs with Professor David Fishwick

The occupational health theatre at SHExpo was this year kicked off with a fascinating talk from chief medical advisor to Read More

OH2016 opening: “Health is now on the agenda – The landscape is shifting”

OH2016, the occupational hygiene conference from BOHS, the chartered society for worker health protection, opened this morning in Glasgow. Steve Perkins, Read More

BOHS pledges collaboration on HSE’s new five-year strategy

BOHS, the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, is delighted to note the tackling of ill health as one of Read More



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