Biological monitoring is a simple way to check that exposure controls and working practices are effective.
Breathe Freely is a BOHS initiative, aimed at reducing occupational lung disease in the UK, which causes significant debilitating ill-health and an estimated 13,000 deaths per year.
Occupational asthma can develop when a worker breathes in gases, chemical fumes, dust or other work-related substances.
Compliance with EU rules is "non-negotiable" if the UK is to maintain post-Brexit market access in chemicals, trade associations
Welding is one of the most common activities carried out in industry. View health hazards associated with welding...
Prosecutions for failures to adequately manage the risks from vibration remain a priority for the HSE.
Though women now make up 48.5% of the global workforce and 27.6% of the agricultural workforce (rising to 66.5% in low income countries) the labour market remains heavily segregated.
Jan to Mar 2020 - HSE inspectors are visiting businesses across the country where welding takes place to check that risks are being appropriately managed.