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New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society and The Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection

Managers Toolkit
Toolbox Talks & Visual Standards

A concise summary of the health hazards arising from processing engineered stone as well as safe work practices. Click to download.

Protecting Workers Health

Managing health risks and understanding how occupational hygiene fits into the engineered stone industry.


Guides & Fact Sheets
Working with Engineered Stone

Provides practical guidance on safe work practices to minimise exposure to respirable silica dust.

Health Monitoring

A concise summary of health monitoring required for workers processing of engineered stone.

RPE Guidance for Engineered Stone

Discover the correct Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) you should be using in the engineered stone industry.

RPE Factsheet on Facial Hair

Outlines facts & best practice for the use of Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) when issued as a means of control to prevent the inhalation of hazardous substances at work where users have facial hair.

Management Standard
The HI Management Standard in Engineered Stone

This tool is for use by managers responsible for health and safety on Engineered Stone sites. It contains instructions, 8 assessment framework tools that relate to the 6 leading indicators and finally an action plan.

What can an Occupational Hygienist help with

Understand the role of occupational hygienists and how they can help you. Health risk assessments, control measures and training and communication.