Beech Wood Dust

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We know of no cases of occupational asthma to beech that have been confirmed by specific bronchial challenge test but the paper below does show confirmed rhinitis to beech.

Beech tar can also cause occupational asthma. Creosote (often made from beech) is corrosive and can cause damage to the lungs and is an irritant to mucous membranes.

References for: Beech Wood Dust See published papers on "Beech Wood Dust" from this website.
Haz-Map information on: Beech Wood Dust See information on "Beech Wood Dust" from the HazMap (Information on Hazardous Chemicals and Occupational Diseases) website.

Oasys Notifications for Beech Wood Dust

The Oasys Audit scheme started midway through 2010 and collects agents typed in through the Oasys program. The years before 2010 show old data entered during 2010 or later and are likely to have many fewer notifications. We expect Oasys to become more widely adopted as time goes by so increasing notifications does not necessarily mean an increasing problem.

Occupational asthma notifications to the Oasys Audit Scheme for Beech Wood Dust

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