23 January 2013
Unite has worked closely with the TUC to produce new guidance for Unite members and other union members about dust in the workplace. Unite and the TUC are calling for a review of dust exposure levels in line with recomm
The guidance shows that dust is one of the biggest workplace killers and several thousands of workers are dying as a result of dust exposure.
Although much of that is because of inadequate enforcement of existing standards, a considerable number of deaths are a result of inadequate maximum exposure levels.