HSE Case Study Schools Wood dust

A tale of two new schools. The problem Wood dust is a hazardous substance arising from the use of woodworking machines. Breathing in wood dust can cause asthma. However, it is easily controlled by using local exhaust ventilation (LEV). Two …

HSE Wood Dust Exposure Video (Sweeping!)

Clean up your act video by the HSE demonstrates the high exposures you can get sweeping up or blowing down compared to using a vacuum with HEPA filters.

HSA Ireland – Woodworking Information Sheet

Basic guide to health effects, exposure controls etc in woodworking published by HSA Ireland, 2010 HSA Woodworking Information Sheet