WEBINAR: How to identify and address key respiratory hazards in the construction industry
September 15, 2021 at
By OHS Canada
According to the OSHA, respiratory hazards continue to be the third most commonly cited cause of serious injury and death in general industry. Not only do we see significant numbers of acute injuries reported, but also the serious long-term health effects that result when workers are inadequately protected from hazards over time.
This webinar will highlight a few of the most common respiratory hazards found in the construction industry including: silica, wood dust, mold and welding fumes. It will provide an overview of:
• How to identify key respiratory hazards on construction sites
• The most common occupational exposures and the associated health effects
• The enforcement trends being seen around the country
• Select PPE solutions available for respiratory protection.