Health Topics

The HSE has identified the following health topics:


Asbestos - The Hidden Killer

Carbon Monoxide - All gas work must be carried out by a Gas Safe engineer

Manual Handling and Musculoskeletal Disorders - Manual handling present a significant risk of musculoskeletal disorders

Dermatitis - Protect your workers from coming into contact with them

Respiratory Disease - Reduce workers' exposure to substances that cause respiratory problems

Noise - Ensure your worker have hearing protection

Work Related Stress - Assess and eliminate stress from the workplace

Hand-Arm Vibration - Prevent injury from vibrating power tools

Working with Solvents - A guide to safe working practices

Health Surveillance - A guide on how to check on workers as to identify early signs of ill-health, and then acting on results

Managing Construction Health RisksKey construction health risks and how to manage them

Cancer and Construction: Painters - The risks to constructions workers from painting


Construction Leaflets - A comprehensive list of HSE leaflets for the busy construction worker

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