News: Colin Nottage to Chair the Construction Dust Partnership through 2018

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Colin Nottage, owner of IMG has been asked to chair the Construction Dust Partnership for a third year. Colin Stated "I am extremely proud to be helping to promote awareness of Construction dust and in particular wood and silica dust in the construction industry". The Construction Dust Partnership (CDP) is an industry collaboration directly involving many organisations, including the HSE The CDP aim is to: “To raise awareness within the construction industry about lung diseases related to hazardous workplace dust and to promote good practice to prevent these diseases, particularly for those undertaking high risk tasks” The membership has collectively agreed to: Target hazardous construction dusts, particularly those that give rise to the greatest risk of lung disease. Improve the construction industry’s awareness of the risks of developing lung disease due to the inhalation of these dusts. Identify those construction tasks that give rise to the greatest risk to workers developing such conditions. Work together to agree and promote proportionate controls to minimise the risks from these high risk tasks. Please visit https://www.citb.co.uk/health-safety-and-other-topics/health-safety/construction-dust-partnership/about-construction-dust-partnership/ for more information