HSE Work Plan 2019-2020 – Asthmagems, Carcinogens & Respirable Crystalline Silica
HSE have set our their Work Plan for the coming byears with particular focus on targeting sectors where carcinogens, asthmagens and RCS are regularly used, produced or process generated.
They have stated that they will deal with the underlying causes of poor risk control i.e. failures in health and safety management arrangements. These include the provision of adequate information, instruction, training and supervision; adequate monitoring arrangements to ensure preventive and control measures are effective; and adequate competent advice.
Foe HSE this is a long-term intervention aimed at delivering sustained cross-industry improvements in the control and management of risk.
Industries and Sectors particularly in HSE’s ‘cross-hairs’ include:-
- Food manufacture
- Welding Fume (fabricated metal, shipbuilding and repair)
- Metalworking fluids (MWF’s)
- Ship and boat building
- Molten metals
- Concrete products
- Stone working
- Brick and tile
- Potteries and ceramics
- Rubber products
The full Work Plan document can be downloaded Here:- HSE Work Plan 2019-20