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British Rubber & Polyurethane Products Association

TRISAG and BRPPA

The Tyre and Rubber Industries Safety Action Group (TRISAG)  has been created to be a tripartite body comprising the HSE, trade associations and the union to advance standards of health, safety and welfare in the tyre and rubber industries. TRISAG comprises, and delivers through, both a steering committee and working-level groups.

Downloadable Documents

If you would like to find out more information on TRISAG,  please click on the links below:

BRPPA TRISAG Terms of Reference

BRPPA HSE RUBIAC Statement on Occupational Cancers (OC)

Historically, the rubber industry has been associated with increased risk of bladder cancers and this has been shown to be associated with exposure to a contaminant ßeta naphthylamine present in Nonox S until 1949. However, more recent studies of health of workers in the rubber industry employed since 1982 have shown that increased risks of cancers are no longer present in the rubber industry.

BRPPA TRISAG Report Action Plan 2014-2016

The purpose of this report is to monitor progress of action completed to contribute to RUBIAC Strategy 2006-09.

If you would like to see the recent TRISAG documents, they are available on the TIF website.