Prevent work-related lung disease


  • Guidance for higher-risk industries

    Construction, welding, stonework, cement, woodwork, baking and milling, quarrying and more

  • Silicosis

    A lung disease caused by inhaling crystalline silica dust. Silica is found in some stone, rock, sand and clay.

  • Getting specialist help

    You must use someone competent to deal with the risks from exposure to dust, gases fumes and vapours

  • Resources

    Leaflets, statistics, case studies and videos

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Updated: 2023-06-19