HSE COPD Top tips for a healthy workforce
Top tips for a healthy workforce
Preventing dusts, fume and irritant gases from getting into the air is usually more effective, simpler, and cheaper, than controlling dust once it is in the air.
- Use water for wet techniques including cutting, grinding or blasting and forsuppression on dusty roadways.
- Buy dust-reduced materials e.g. pellets, tablets, solutions or pastes and use pre-weighed material in sealed bags.
- Segregate – put dusty machinery in a separate room or automate processes.
- Carry out risk assessments
Further information, including regulations can be found on the For Employers page.
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