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Keep safe from Asbestos

KEEP YOU AND YOUR WORKERS SAFE FROM ASBESTOS

The CITB blog Asbestos: How to protect yourself highlights the rising number of asbestos-related illnesses reported each year.

Why? The latency period: the fact that an asbestos-related illness can lie dormant for several years without any symptoms. Simon's Story explains how it can take 35 to 40 years after initial exposure for symptoms to appear. The blog outlines the stringent preventative measures now in place within Industry to reduce exposure.

Asbestos information can be found on the HSE website. Help keep you and your workers safe using the CITB CDM Wizard App.

HSE is committed to Tackling Ill Health through the Helping Great Britain Work Well Strategy . You can play your part by getting involved in the conversation and learn how to Tackle Occupational Disease.


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