Workers are being urged to sign an online register to record their exposure if they believe they have been exposed to silica dust, in order to support potential future legal cases should they experience long-term health problems.
Professor Anna Stec has resigned from Grenfell Tower’s Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) investigating potential contamination from chemicals created in the June 2017 fire, stating “nothing is in place” to assess environmental and health risks.
Highways England is trialling a new eco-friendly road surface which uses recycled waste tyres as part of its asphalt mix. The trial is designed to test the durability and performance of the new type of asphalt in a busy motorway environment. If successful, the new asphalt is believed to potentially have both significant economic and environmental benefits.