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Lead

Working with lead and its compounds can pose a health risk if exposure is not controlled and good practices and good personal hygiene are not followed.

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Legionella

Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia, caused by the bacteria Legionella Pneumophillia

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Legislation

Links to health and safety legislation applicable in Northern Ireland

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LEV – Local exhaust ventilation

Workers can contract lung disease or asthma because they have breathed in too much dust, fume or other airborne contaminants at work, including flour dust in bakeries, mist from paint spraying, fumes from welding or solvents from painting

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Looking after your business

Managing health and safety doesn't have to be complicated, costly or time-consuming. This topic area has basic information on what employers must do to make sure their businesses comply with health and safety law.

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