HSG201: Controlling exposure to stone dust

October 2022
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HSG201: Controlling exposure to stone dust

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This document has been produced by the Health and Safety Executive, with contributions from industry, to provide updated guidance on the risks from exposure to dust in the stone working industry, and measures required to control them. It replaces the guidance, HSG201 ‘Controlling exposure to stonemasonry dust: Guidance for Employers’ which was published in 2001.

This guidance includes:

This publication aims to help both employers and workers:

While this guidance is intended to help employers, it ultimately remains their responsibility to ensure a suitable risk assessment has been completed for the types of stone and work processes they use. They must also identify and implement control measures to adequately control risks to their workers.

Updated: 2022-10-25