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Dust regulation: Five tips to comply with government standards

CIS Technical Article

NBS, 2018
Dust regulation: Five tips to comply with government standards

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Abstract

In Great Britain alone, there are an estimated 12,000 lung disease deaths each year linked to past exposures to dust at work. In this article, we outline the dangers of dust, your responsibilities as an employer and top tips to achieving compliance with government standards on dust regulation. In this Insight, Renby Ltd looks at the types of workplace dust, the conditions dust can cause and what employers must do to prevent them.

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Renby Ltd

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NBS are committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals and are proud to be leading the construction industry in its digital evolution. Their roots lie in the UK's National Building Specification and for nearly 50 years has been helping the construction industry build better and with lower risk. Their future lies in cloud-based technologies and connected data, as they fast become the information marketplace for the global construction industry.


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NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.

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