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Controlling exposure to stonemasonry dust: Guidance for employers

Date of publication:
2001
Series code:
HSG201

Critical guidance concerning the risks from exposure to airborne stone dust clouds. Addressed to employers of stonemasons, managers in stoneworking businesses, stone suppliers, stone dust control equipment manufacturers and stone tool manufacturers and suppliers.

Offering a four-step approach towards successful dust control, it examines the seriousness of the risks, how exposure can be assessed and how to achieve and maintain adequate safety regimes. Documents exposure limits and how to calculate daily levels and provides practical advice on occupational health surveillance. Featuring worked examples throughout and a simple checklist at the end of each chapter to test understanding of the key points.

Updated: 2020-08-25