According to the OSHA, respiratory hazards continue to be the third most commonly cited cause of serious injury and death each year in the construction 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
Stacey C. Blundell, M.Sc., CIH, ROH
Senior Health and Safety Specialist
Personal Safety Division
3M Canada Company
Stacey Blundell is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH). She has a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a master’s degree in Occupational Health. She has worked for 3M for over 21 years. Stacey started her career with 3M as a Corporate Industrial Hygienist supporting 3M's manufacturing sites in Ontario. She currently works for 3M's Personal Safety Division as a Senior Health and Safety Specialist. Stacey provides bilingual technical, regulatory and product support for many of 3M’s different personal protective equipment portfolios. She is based on Montreal, Quebec.