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LOCATION: Company-wide ARTICLE YEAR 2011
ACTIVITY: Occupational Health COMPANY: Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete Ltd
SUB ACTIVITY: Air and dust COMPANY LOCATION: National Initiative
BEST PRACTICE No: BP790 COMPANY TEL: 0116 264 8905
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United Kingdom
TITLE  
In control of your own destiny
ARTICLE
Description

Lafarge is committed to increasing awareness of the risks associated with the inhalation of dust and to promoting good control practices.

A DVD was produced which is based around the story of “The Lamberts” Harold Lambert, sons Michael and Andrew and their 2 sons, all employees at Lafarge. Sadly, Harold died shortly before filming. The DVD is his story and shows the consequences of inadequate dust control and what Lafarge is doing to address this.

The DVD highlights the systems in place and the importance of staff maintaining and using the control measures provided, the message is - You control your own destiny.

The DVD was shown to all employees at their annual conference where the theme was

– It is not what you can see it’s what you can’t see that will hurt you!

Benefit

• Raised awareness of dust and how to manage it with every UK employee
• Created a powerful resource with which employees could relate
• The DVD will be used worldwide with Lafarge staff
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