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Controlling exposure to the causes of occupational lung disease

A significant proportion of work related ill health is caused by occupational lung disorders. According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), they are responsible for up to 12,000 deaths each year. In addition, around 14,000 new cases are diagnosed ann…
By Simon Jukes, Deputy Chief Occupational Health Advisor, MOHS Workplace Health A significant proportion of work related ill health is caused by occupational lung disorders.… https://www.mohs.co.uk/blog/controlling-exposure-causes-occupational-lung-disease/

Tiered approach to assessing signs of HAVS

Where employees are exposed to hand transmitted vibration above the action value of 2.5m/s2 (8) or 100 points, they will require health surveillance. This is in line with The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 and the guidance found in HSE docu…
By Simon Jukes, Deputy Chief Occupational Health Advisor, MOHS Workplace Health Where employees are exposed to hand transmitted vibration above the action value of 2.5m/s2 (8)… https://www.mohs.co.uk/blog/tiered-approach-assessing-signs-havs/

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