The Health and Safety Executive has issed an interactive guide to help small businesses protect their workers from breathing in asbestos fibres. The web based tool provides a step by step guide to managing the dangers of asbestos as well as check list, key points and memory joggers. Asbestos is a hidden killer and as the number of deaths from this disease are expected to greatly increase over the coming years, so the HSE has made their ‘Hidden Killer’ campaign a priorty. The HSE website provides a comprehensive section on the dangers of workng with asbestos and includes video presentations, management plans and information sheets.
You can access the interactive guide by going to http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/managing/index.htm
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