Lung Disease and Work

The Lane Lecture is an annual event hosted by the Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Manchester. Named in honour of Ronald Lane, the first ever Professor of Occupational Health at the University. This year the lecture was delivered by Professor David Fishwick, Chief Medical Officer and Co-Director of the CentreContinue reading “Lung Disease and Work”

Low Toxicity Dusts – Part 1

(Image source: BOHS) Regulation 2 of COSHH1 states that any dust when present in the workplace at a concentration in air equal to or greater than 10 mg/m3 of inhalable dust or 4 mg/m3 of respirable (as a time-weighted average over an 8-hour period) is considered to be a substance hazardous to health. If theContinue reading “Low Toxicity Dusts – Part 1”