HSE RSS feeds » Asthma http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Analytical Services and Assays 2016/17 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/online-ordering/analytical-services-and-assays http://www.hsl.gov.uk/online-ordering/analytical-services-and-assays#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:00:15 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50796 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/statsposter15.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/statsposter15.htm#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 08:00:52 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50268 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 http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/#comments Fri, 20 Nov 2015 12:00:41 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2015/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/7696 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2015/11/20/new-construction-guidance-to-stop-workers-dying-each-week-from-occupational-disease/feed/ 0 INDG248 – Solder fume and you: An employee’s guide (rev2) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg248.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg248.htm#comments Tue, 22 Sep 2015 11:00:13 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49540 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/asthma/welder.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/asthma/welder.htm#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:00:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48743 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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