HSE have announced an initiative that will run from 17th June until 12th July.


Please can you help to raise awareness about Occupational Lung Disease in construction”


Last October HSE ran a construction health inspection initiative. This focussed on lung disease, particularly those caused by asbestos and dust. Thank you for supporting this. HSE is going to be running this initiative again between 17th June and 12th July 2019. During this period HSE inspectors will be looking to ensure those involved with construction projects are following our key messages ‘know the risks’, ‘plan your work’ and ‘use the right controls’.


The communications activity will start on 10th June and continue throughout the initiative period. HSE would really appreciate it we were able to work with you during that period to help promote this in the following ways:


  • Via social media. We have produced a resource pack to use as part of this and using the #WorkRight and #Dustbuster
  • Issuing your own press notice / article in support of the key messages and promoting good practice
  • Linking in with any relevant events already planned such as meetings or presentations


You can follow this link to the resource pack (http://campaigns.hse.gov.uk/hgbww/resources/dustbusters/?utm_source=Partners&utm_medium=Email-CL&utm_campaign=Dustbuster19 ),  it will be added to and updated throughout the campaign with new photos and videos to use to promote better management of health risks created by dust.


If this is something that you would like to participate in please can you email tim.shambrook@hse.gov.uk by 6th June,  providing:

  • Contact details for the person whom it would be best to liaise with.
  • An indication of which of the areas above, or additional ones, that you could help with”