Air pollution and disease claims: Inquest into the death of Ella Kissi-Debrah

On 17 December 2020 the late Ella Kissi-Debrah became the first person in the UK for whom air pollution was listed as a cause of death. This verdict adds to a growing body of material which highlights the risk of adverse health effects from air pollution. We consider that employers and other duty holders need to be cognisant of the potential health risk posed to their employees and others, and undertake appropriate measures to manage that risk. 

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