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Category: Asthma

Analytical Services and Assays 2016/17

Thursday, January 28, 2016

HSE’s Health and Safety Laboratory can help ensure worker health protection by offering a wide range of analytical services for asthmagens and sensitisers such as isocyanates, soya, shellfish and wheat flour. The new brochure of analytical services for 2016-17 is now available.

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Health and safety at work – Vital statistics 2015 poster

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

To tie in with the 2015 health and safety statistics release, this new poster visualises the key elements in an infographic style. Order your copy from HSE Books.

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New construction guidance to stop workers dying each week from occupational disease

Friday, November 20, 2015

The construction industry has launched new guidance to encourage better management of occupational health risks. HSE is urging the industry to put an end to the hundreds of construction workers that die of occupational diseases every month.

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INDG248 – Solder fume and you: An employee’s guide (rev2)

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

This guidance is aimed at people who solder using rosin, specifically colophony-based solder flux, which can cause asthma and dermatitis. It has been revised and updated since the previous edition in 2002 with new imagery and clearer presentation.

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Welders – protect yourself from the causes of asthma

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Welders suffer one of the highest rates of occupational asthma. This supplementary guidance includes top tips, advice and case studies on how to protect yourself in the workplace.

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