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Glass and glazing

Where are the hazards?

Respiratory sensitisers include dust produced in glass cutting and the use of methylated spirits when cutting laminated glass.

What are the risks?

Dust and fumes can cause long-term health problems such as asthma.

How to control

Risks to health are greatly reduced where exposure to dusts and fumes is controlled with the use of local exhaust ventilation.

Updated: 2013-08-06