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Brick and tile silica

This information will help managers comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), as amended, to control exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) and protect workers’ health.

Brick and tile silica [BK]

BK0: Advice for managers

  • Advice for managersThis information will help managers to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), as amended, to control exposure and protect workers’ health.

BK1: Clay milling (pug-mill)

  • Clay milling (pug-mill)This sheet describes good practice using engineering control - water suppression and good general ventilation. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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BK2: Sand handling and screening

  • Sand handling and screeningThis sheet describes good practice using engineering control - dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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BK3: Facing green bricks with sand

  • Facing green bricks with sandThis sheet describes good practice using engineering control - dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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BK4: Moving green and fired bricks

  • Moving green and fired bricksThis sheet describes good practice using engineering control - a filtered air supply to the vehicle cab. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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BK5: Manual dehacking and batching

  • Manual dehacking and batchingThis sheet describes good practice using RPE and local air displacement. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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BK6: Tile pressing

  • Tile pressingThis sheet describes good practice using engineering control - dust extraction. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

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BK7: Ventilated vehicle cabs

  • Ventilated vehicle cabsThis sheet describes good practice using vehicle cabs with forced filtration. It covers the points you need to follow to reduce exposure to an adequate level. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.
2015-05-28