An Underestimated Danger
With scientific studies linking dust exposure to a number of serious health risks such as heart disease, cancer, chronic pulmonary disorder (COPD), heart attacks and asthma we have linked up with supplier RVT to provide you with more insight on the problem and what you can do to reduce your exposure on site.
According to the Construction Dust Industry Survey of 618 people, over 40% of those who responded were aware of the health risks of construction dust, but didn’t know the true consequences.
How to reduce your risk
Any work carried out where you are disturbing concrete, stone or wood will create a higher levels of dust within your work space. Weather you are cutting, blastin, sanding or sawing or dry sweeping. These are our top tips to redduce your exposure within your working enviroment
- Carry out a dust assesment before any work is carried out
- Ensure you properly ventilate your work space
- Use vacuum extraction/filtration systems
- Implement we dust-suppresion systems if possible
- Erect containment tents
- Use respiratory protective equipment at all times
Click here to read the full detailed report by RVT
How we can help
With our great range of Dust Control & Extraction products you will be well equipped with managing your exposures on site.
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