Join 3M’s respiratory protection specialist, George Elliott, as he reinforces the deadly risks of respirable crystalline silica before providing guidance on the hierarchy of controls, prevention and how to combat and control workplace exposures.
A Grantham, Lincolnshire trader who had marketed himself as a registered asbestos-removal specialist has received a suspended prison sentence after exposing members of the public to the carcinogenic material.
IOSH has urged employers to continually review their OSH measures and ensure they are ‘proportionate and fit for purpose’ after Great Britain's Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) annual figures for work-related ill-health, injury and enforcement highlighted the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on British workers’ health.
In Paramount Shopfitting Co Ltd v Rix, the former employer of the deceased, who had died of mesothelioma, appealed against a decision that the employee’s widow had suffered a loss of financial dependency, and questioned how that loss should be quantified.
A SCUBA equipment supply company has been fined £9,300 and ordered to pay £11,000 costs after providing a diving school with contaminated air that led to children being taken so ill during a training session that one ended up in an induced coma.