The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 dictates the maximum exposure action values that employers must adhere to for adequate protection of their workers’ hearing.
The woodworking industry has one of the highest accident rates in manufacturing, with approximately 25% of accidents caused by contact with moving machinery.
Ensuring Compliance with Health and Safety Legislation.
Cutting and grinding unavoidably creates high levels of noise pollution in and around a building site which can present a hazard for both construction workers and the general public.
Brand new evidence just released from the International Agency for Research on cancer reveals that exposure to all welding fume, including mild steel welding, can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer in humans.
In confined spaces such as tunnels, pits, shafts and basements, maintaining a constant flow of fresh air can be challenging.