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first_img Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. This weeks newsHigh blood-lead levels in decline The number of workers under surveillance for high levels of lead in theirblood is continuing to show small declines, the Health and Safety Executive hassaid. The proportion of male workers with relatively high blood-lead levelsfell in 1999/2000 as did the proportion of women, although this was after arise in 1998/99. There were also sharp falls in the number of workers suspendedfrom working with lead. Roofing sheet safety Two types of roofing sheet are not safe to work on without precautions toprevent falling through the material, the Health and Safety Executive haswarned. Following an incident, the HSE carried out tests on Uralita, FC6 andFC6R and found all but one was fragile. It is likely some buildings, inparticular farm buildings, will be roofed with such sheets, distributed by WestMidlands-based Roofing and Cladding Supplies, said the HSE. Comments are closed. NewsOn 1 Apr 2001 in Personnel Todaylast_img