Occupational Health & Safety | Verde - Complete Environmental Solutions Occupational Health & Safety – Verde – Complete Environmental Solutions
/ blog


Is contaminated soil and air the cause of cancer in a Scottish school?

An international expert in public health has warned water supplies at a school built on toxic industrial waste may be less of a risk than potentially contaminated soil and air. Four teachers were diagnosed with the same rare cancer at the school in North Lanarkshire, UK where pupils and staff were told to drink bottled water after the mains supply ran blue. Professor Andrew Watterson, a spec...
Read More

Protect your employees from exposure to Crystalline Silica

What is crystalline silica? Crystalline silica is found in stone, soil, and sand and is a known carcinogen. It is also found in concrete, brick, mortar, and other construction materials. It  comes in several forms, with quartz being the most common. Quartz dust is respirable crystalline silica, which means it can be taken in by breathing. How are people exposed to crystalline silica? Exposure...
Read More