Silica Exposure: Protecting your workers from Construction Dust
Date & Time: 09 March 2021 @ 10:30am-11:30am
Thankfully the dangers of Silica dust are beginning to be better understood amongst construction workers thanks to education from organisations such as the Construction Dust Partnership and IOSH with their No Time to Lose campaign. However, now is not a time to be complacent!
Join 3M’s Respiratory Protection Specialist, George Elliott as he reinforces the deadly risks of Respirable Crystalline Silica before providing guidance on how to combat and control workplace exposures. With an array of Respiratory Protection available, George will outline the considerations to make when it comes to product selection, training and maintenance.
Presenter & Bio: George Elliott, Advanced Application Engineer, 3M Personal Safety
George Elliott is a Senior Application Engineer within the Personal Safety Division. George has a degree in Industrial Design and a Masters in Marketing and Business Management and currently holds technical responsibility for 3M’s disposable and reusable respiratory portfolios. George supports end customers in procuring both adequate and suitable respiratory protective equipment as well as being involved in the development of new product innovations. George has 5 years’ experience with 3M and is also Fit2Fit accredited on both the qualitative and quantitative face fit test methods.
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