As part of our commitment to sharing our knowledge and expertise in controlling health hazards on site, we write regular whitepapers and articles on key subjects, and produce awareness materials such as posters. It forms part of our ongoing quest to educate all those involved in site operations, and our own staff, as to the critical hazards that exist on site.
If there’s any subject that you’d like to see an article written on, please make contact. We welcome suggestions.
Welding Fume: the health hazards
From occupational asthma to metal fume fever, welding fume is linked to several health risks.
Dust: the health hazards
Dust presents a challenge to site managers, with construction tasks generating inhalable substances that are harmful to their workers.
Aspergillus: the health hazards
People with weakened immune systems are vulnerable to the Aspergillus fungus which infects the lungs.
Wood Dust: the health hazards
Wood dust can cause health problems ranging from allergies to cancer, and its control is essential.
Lead Poisoning: the health hazards
Most cases of lead poisoning occur in the workplace, with 674,000 deaths linked to lead each year.
Tinnitus: the preventable hearing condition
Noise controls are needed to protect workers from hearing damage which impacts quality of life.
Hydrogen Sulphide: the health hazards
A noxious gas, hydrogen sulphide has been linked with Alzheimer’s Disease, ischemic stroke and neurodegeneration.
FREE 'Protect hearing' posters
Free posters promoting the need to protect everyone's hearing on site today so that problems are avoided later in life.
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