The Middle East’s first ever BOHS Worker Health Protection Conference kicked off in Abu Dhabi today, attracting more than 100 occupational health and hygiene professionals from throughout the region.
The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has strongly welcomed another inspection blitz, announced yesterday by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) under its Think Health campaign, to tackle the unacceptably high levels of exposures to health hazards on the UK’s building sites.
The HSE’s new month-long inspection campaign, featuring the slogan ‘Health as well as safety,’ will take place in September and October 2014, and follows its previous two-week health blitz on construction sites carried out in June this year.
Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, welcomes the two-week inspection
blitz launched by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) this week. The
inspections will befocusing on poor conditions likely to
lead to ill health on construction sites, a sector in which occupational
hygiene controls have, for too long, been overlooked.
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