Initiatives & Campaigns

Breathe Freely in Manufacturing

Breathe Freely in Manufacturing

Organiser - BOHS

Controlling exposures to prevent occupational lung disease in manufacturing.

Manufacturing workers are at high risk from fumes given off by welding and hot cutting processes which give off very fine particles that cause cancer, COPD and an increased susceptibility to pneumonia.

The Workplace Health Leadership Group Northern Ireland Partners are:
  • Northern Ireland Safety Group
  • Build Health
  • BOHS
  • HSE NI
  • EHNI
  • HSC Public Health Agency
  • Congress
  • IOSH NI Branch