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09 March 2017

The AVIVA is the latest half mask from Scott Safety, a designer and manufacturer of respirators and personal protective equipment. Ensuring worker comfort and wellbeing are priorities, and the half mask's low-profile head harness is said to offer greater stability and compatibility with safety helmets and eye protection.

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08 March 2017

United Electric Controls, a producer of safety, alarm and shutdown technology, has announced the availability of a WirelessHART gas detector that can monitor presence of harmful gases for more than five years without a battery replacement.

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07 March 2017

Dustless Sanding is an interesting phrase. You cannot sand, grind or cut without creating dust, however you can maximise your control of the dust you produce by using the correct vacuum and suitable shrouds or guards on the machines.

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07 March 2017

Generac Mobile Products, the supplier of environmentally biased power products for the UK construction rental industry, enjoyed a highly successful three days at the recent construction machinery exhibition – Hillhead.

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09 March 2017

Blackline Safety will demonstrate its new G7c at The Health & Safety Event. G7c is claimed to be the world’s first 3G-connected portable gas detection and lone worker monitoring system of its kind, targeting municipality, utility, water/waste water, chemical, energy and several other industries.

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08 March 2017

Contaminated land remediation specialist Provectus Remediation has replaced an old photoionisation detector (PID) with a well proven Tiger handheld volatile organic compound (VOC) monitor from Ion Science. The high performance instrument was chosen by the Essex-based company for its MiniPID sensor’s humidity resistance and anti-contamination design.

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07 March 2017

AirBench has released a larger version of its popular FPW welding and grinding bench. Following customer requests, the new FPW269084 is 600mm longer giving an overall area of 2550 x 960mm, and a ventilated area of 1800 x 600mm. This represents a 50% increase in extracted area over the previous model, allowing for larger workpieces and processes.

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28 February 2017

Shawcity announce not one but two next generation products from two of the world’s leading manufacturers in gas detection, both designed to push the boundaries of personal, always-on gas detection.

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27 February 2017

Crowcon Laser Methane mini (LMm) portable methane detector detects gas at distances of up to 30m, offering improved operator safety.

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27 February 2017

Casella’s flagship air sampling pump the Apex2 is now approved for use in potentially explosive environments, such as those found in oil refining, mining and more.

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01 March 2017

Intrinsic safety has long been a recognised term in gas detection. However, affordable IS technology is now available for other detection applications. 

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01 March 2017

Privately owned environmental engineering and consultancy business Lakeshore Environmental has chosen a handheld, entry-level Tiger LT photoionisation detector (PID) from Ion Science to replace an outdated and unsupported competitor instrument.

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06 February 2017

The X-plore 8000 air purifying respirator has evolved from advanced Dräger technology, to ensure individuals working in the harshest environments remain safe and protected – allowing them to concentrate on the job at hand.

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06 February 2017

The new MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector provides real time event notification using Bluetooth connectivity. This tough and reliable 4-gas monitor with proven MSA XCell Sensors is claimed to be among the fastest in the world, and when paired with the MSA ALTAIR Connect app, can text alarm notifications to supervisors, team members or other users.

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02 February 2017

JSP has introduced three sizes for its popular Force 8 Half-Mask to ensure a perfect fit and thus guarantee optimum protection for all wearers, wherever they are in the world.

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02 February 2017

Shawcity have announced two next generation products from two of the world’s leading manufacturers in gas detection, both designed to push the boundaries of personal, always-on gas detection.

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02 February 2017

The benefits of using a spacer with an asthma inhaler are well documented but Adrian Gee-Turner from spacer manufacturer Medical Developments UK said: “For reasons of convenience the majority of asthmatics still apply their inhalers directly to the mouth, so we have developed two solutions.

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30 January 2017

Disposable respirator manufacturer Alpha Solway is helping protect workers against the threat of breathing hazards with the launch of the Alpha Flow Series, which includes the UK’s first P3 charcoal filter.

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30 January 2017

Asbestos surveying and analysis specialist Lucion Environmental has reiterated the importance of effective personal monitoring strategies when abrasive blasting systems are used to remove residual asbestos containing materials (ACMs).

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24 January 2017

Hydrocarbon gases stored in inerted environments create a particular flammable gas detection challenge.

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FEATURES

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02 March 2017

Connectivity and IoT (Internet of Things) are central to the latest innovations in gas detection technology. In a hazardous environment, these concepts translate into gaining real-time safety intelligence to protect workers more effectively. Mahesh Joshi, EMEA product marketing leader for gas detection at Honeywell Industrial Safety, examines the move towards connected safety solutions that go beyond pure gas detection.

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02 March 2017

Many industries have to deal with toxic gases and keeping staff safe is a serious concern. Different gases are harmful at different levels, and the degree of harm is also determines by amount of time the individual was exposed. It seems obvious setting gas alarm levels as low as possible is the safest practice. However, contends Fiona Macrae, vertical market manager - process industries at Crowcon, there have been incidents when a history of spurious alarms has led to them being ignored or switc

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31 January 2017

The HSM Campaign Hub provides you with information on the latest health & safety initiatives and how you can get involved. This issue, we examine the BOHS' Breathe Freely Campaign. Tracey Boyle, president of BOHS, the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection, explains how the Breathe Freely message has been gaining traction since its launch, and why safeguarding the lungs of the nation’s workers is so crucial to achieving a healthy working environment for everyone.

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25 January 2017

Of all the airborne hazards to be found in the workplace, asbestos remains one of the most insidious. With around 5000 people in the UK each year dying of asbestos-related illnesses (more than the number of people killed in Britain’s roads) the reputation of asbestos as the hidden killer remains intact and will do so until as many people as possible receive the correct training in how to identify and protect themselves and others.

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30 January 2017

Engineering and maintenance are two of the most hazardous industries, with huge potential for serious injuries if precautions are not taken to safeguard individuals working in them. Not least of these potential hazards are dust and fumes, both common by-products of these industries that can lead to significant harm to the worker’s respiratory system. Matthew Judson, JSP's technical director explores the measures that can be taken.

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26 October 2016

HSM speaks to Jonathan Oswald, UK sales manager - safety division, GVS Filter Technology UK, about the correct use of RPE when faced with airborne hazards.

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26 October 2016

There’s no denying the health risk to construction workers from dust is not only high, but life-threatening. HSM asks why construction workers are at such high risk to health issues caused by dust?

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08 August 2016

Today’s connected safety solutions allow for more rapid response to emergencies. As operations in hazardous, industrial environments become increasingly more complex and geographically dispersed, technological innovations in gas detection are revolutionising the way companies manage safety and productivity out in the field. Here Thomas Negre, marketing director for portable gas detection at Honeywell Industrial Safety, identifies the latest trends in gas detection technology, the thinking behind

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18 May 2016

At this year’s Health & Safety Event, visitors got the opportunity to ‘join the debate’ by taking part in the hugely popular Safety Dialogue series. Sponsored by science-based technology company 3M, the sessions provided the perfect platform for people to speak to experts and share their own experiences of work place health and safety. Alan McArthur, technical supervisor at 3M and panellist at the event, reflects on the most topical questions surrounding respiratory protection.

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03 March 2016

New members Wefit RPE recently joined the BSIF because the company sees the merits of the Federation’s Fit2Fit scheme in its every day dealings with clients.

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18 January 2016

Indoor air quality must be monitored to protect workers’ respiratory health. Dr Steve Goodman, product specialist manager, Shawcity highlights the dangers that may be present in every breath you take.

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28 January 2016

Mark Andrews, global product manager Powered Air, Halfmask & Airline at Scott Safety examines respiratory protection for the ageing workforce.

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11 September 2015

BSIF launched its Clean Air? Take Care! campaign five years ago in collaboration with the Health and Safety Executive and a number of major campaign stakeholders including the TUC, SGUK, BOHS, IOM, IIRSM, ISRP and IOSH.

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05 August 2015

Kevin Honner, gas detection expert at Dräger, explores the options when sourcing gas detection systems.

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05 August 2015

Refrigerant gases are necessary in keeping cold storage and industrial refrigeration systems, vital in a wide range of industries, running. However, if a gas leak occurs the impact can be extremely harmful to employees. Sophisticated new gas detection technologies can cut down on leaks and protect workers as Shaun Evers, managing director of Stonegate Instruments explains.

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02 June 2015

Alan McArthur, technical services specialist at diversified technology company 3M, discusses the important role respiratory protective equipment can play in protecting workers from harmful substances.

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28 May 2015

John Toms, director of asbestos, IOM Consulting, provides insight into companies' obligations specific to asbestos and CDM 2015.

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03 June 2015

Richard Eady, director of electronic airflow control and monitor manufacturer and consultant, Temperature Electronics Ltd (TEL) says the installation of reliable health and safety equipment doesn’t have to cost the earth.

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10 February 2015

Managing worker safety is challenging at the best of times but where gas is concerned, you are dealing with something that is often silent, invisible, odourless and potentially deadly. Chris Shaw talks to Honeywell about the increasing use of technology based systems that help protect workers through a combination of continual environmental monitoring and analysis, worker tracking, bump testing and respiratory protection.

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03 December 2014

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has expressed concerned at the ongoing lack of awareness of the dangers of asbestos, revealed by a recent research survey of tradespeople in Britain by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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30 July 2013

Why buying a 3M respirator means more than simply purchasing a product

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28 September 2016

Chemsol Plus garments are manufactured from a softer, more tactile 340gm2 EPVC / Polyester fabric with additional anti-static (AS) and flame retardant (FR) properties needed for many higher risk applications. This is the fabric of choice for many safety professionals.

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28 September 2016

The alphamesh A-SERIES has a unique design to offer an excellent fit whilst benefitting from being a fold flat disposable respirator. Adjustable to provide a superior fit for most head sizes.

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23 September 2015

Personal and area monitoring applications

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23 September 2015

Indoor and environmental monitoring

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28 September 2016

Ensuring an effective barrier exists where your glove and chemical suit meet can be difficult to achieve in many situations. Glovezon provides a highly effective solution to this industry wide problem.

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28 September 2016

Alphachem X is an innovative range of limited life coveralls, manufactured to the highest quality and certified to the latest EN standards.

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28 September 2016

The C-SERIES twin fold disposable respirators offers many benefits such as unique colour coding and ease of storage, whilst their individual bagging also reduces risk of contamination.

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23 September 2015

Personal monitoring solutions

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23 September 2015

Gas detection heads and control panels

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28 September 2016

Chemmaster suits are tough and uncompromising, with exceptional chemical resistant properties against many acids and alkalis. They are ideal for a wide variety of chemical handling operations and have been widely regarded as the industry standard for over 30 years.

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28 September 2016

chem cre8 allows you to design your own chemical clothing, to suit your specific safety needs. This revolutionary system enables you to select up to 8 key safety features of a chemical suit and combine them to create your very own suit design.

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01 May 2013

By wearing the Tango™ TX1, your workers will be the safest single gas monitor users in the world. A 3-year runtime and patent pending DualSense™ Technology increases worker safety, regardless of bump test frequency, while reducing overall costs.

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28 September 2016

The 3000 SERIES disposable respirators offer an outstanding level of protection demonstrated when conducting Face Fit Testing. Having electrostatic filter media allows low breathing resistance and a lightweight outer shell maintains excellent shape

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01 May 2013

The Ventis™ multi-gas detector is a lightweight, highly configurable instrument that is capable of detecting one to four gases. Ideal for both confined space monitoring and continuous personal monitoring in potentially hazardous environments, the instrument is designed to keep workers in a variety of industries safe

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