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Dust. It Can Kill.

NOT TODAY. BUT YEARS DOWN THE LINE.

DON’T RISK YOUR LONG-TERM HEALTH. PROTECT YOUR LUNGS FROM DUST.

Construction workers die every week from lung diseases caused by exposure to dust. Many more suffer from severe chronic long-term lung conditions. 

Don’t make the same mistake as construction workers who have not realised the health risks of exposure to dust and have worked unprotected. 

Make sure you are aware of the risks and know what to do to stay safe. 

DUST IS A SILENT AND SOMETIMES INVISIBLE KILLER 

Dust particles can be 100 times smaller than a grain of sand. You don’t need to see them to breathe them in. Once in your lungs, dust will start causing damage. 

Exposure to dust can lead to severe breathing difficulties and lung diseases that can ruin lives and cause an early death.

It can take years before the damage is visible and by then it can be too late. Make sure you are aware of the risks and work in ways that always protect your lung health.

Dust Kills Campaign

The Dust Kills campaign has been created by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. HSE is committed to improving the health of workers in the construction industry. and brings together a wealth of partners, including: