Year: 2014

Worker In Court After Asbestos Exposure

A man in charge of removing asbestos from a Canterbury school boiler house has been prosecuted after recklessly exposing himself to the material A supervisor in charge of removing asbestos from a Canterbury school boiler house has been prosecuted after he recklessly exposed himself to the potentially-dangerous material. Jack...

Health Topics – Dust – What You Need To Know

Being regularly exposed to high levels of dust in the workplace can affect the respiratory system and can cause your workers to become ill. In paper and tissue making and processing activities there is the potential for workers to be exposed to paper and tissue dust. Being regularly exposed...

Directors Fined For Potential Asbestos Risk

Hartlepool firm and two directors fined with a second company after redundant steel work was removed, putting workers at risk of exposure to asbestos A Hartlepool firm and two of its directors have been fined along with a second company after redundant steel work was removed, putting workers at...

Open University on free education in engineering & tackling air pollution

Ever thought about helping the environment? Open University Environmental Engineering courses. Free learning! Embark on a new career & help save the planet! Ever thought about helping the environment? The open University now offer courses in Environmental engineering from FREE! Click on the link below to explore. http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology Take...

The Effects of Dust

Each year 1,000s of construction workers contract or die from respiratory diseases due to breathing in dust and fumes. Managing and controlling long-term exposure to dust and fumes is a challenge facing the industry… Why Is Dust A Problem? Each year 1,000s of construction workers contract or die from...

Home Air Filtration

One of the most important parts of home maintenance is the management of the heating and AC unit. This system essentially acts as the “lungs” of the home, and can be crucial for families that struggle with allergen sensitivity, as well as other places How Effective Is your HVAC...

Toxic Nanoparticles

Nanomaterials use is growing in water treatment, food packaging, pesticides, cosmetics, and more. Nanomaterials use is growing in water treatment, food packaging, pesticides, cosmetics, and more. There is an increasing worry that these particles could pose a health risk to humans and the environment. In a new study, researchers...

How airborne toxins sickened a workforce

Ventilation systems are put in place in order to control the leak of toxins in the workplace. Ventilation systems are put in place in order to control the leak of toxins in the workplace. When these systems fail, employees are put at great risk of sickness. This in turn...

Are we all being poisoned

571 tons of toxic lead ‘chemtrailed’ into American skies every year Learn more at… (NaturalNews) America is being doused every minute of every day with the toxic heavy metal lead as it is burned in “avgas” — aviation gas, the fuel that powers most piston-driven aircraft (i.e. anything with...