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05 June 2018

AirBench has released a new modular booth designed for attachment to the VertEx cross-draught system.

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02 June 2018

HONEYWELL has announced a new feature of its cloud-based SafetySuite software platform that makes it easier to manage fleets of portable gas detectors.

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30 May 2018

Paramount Waste Extraction is the sole authorised UK distributor for the Polish based Klimawent range of dust and fume extraction equipment and products which is said to be well known and respected in Europe and has a range of fume, dust and air extraction solutions.

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05 June 2018

Ion Science has upgraded its Cub personal volatile organic compound (VOC) detector.

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25 May 2018

HONEYWELL HAS announced a new feature of its cloud-based SafetySuite software platform that makes it easier to manage fleets of portable gas detectors.

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31 May 2018

ZipWall will be showcasing its range of dust protection solutions at Safety & Health Expo from 19th-21st June. Visitors to the ZipWall stand will be able to meet the expert team and learn more about the complete ZipWall product portfolio.

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04 May 2018

Dust extraction systems are essential within a factory or manufacturing set up, in order to protect the health and wellbeing of employees. Ventilation is key where health and safety is concerned, particularly in the case of woodworking projects, where fine dust can be prevalent. Dust inhalation is a serious matter, which is reflected in the 12,000 respiratory deaths that occur each year in the workplace.

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07 May 2018

As part of its commitment to bring to market sustainable onsite solutions, Generac Mobile Products has unveiled the latest addition to the iconic DF Ecology range.

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07 May 2018

If you operate a pool how do you take steps to really ensure swimmers are kept safe from Chlorine hazards? Fitting gas detectors seems like a logical choice but with lots of choices, choosing the wrong system can become expensive very quickly according to International Gas Detectors (IGD).

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07 May 2018

Gas detection manufacturer Ion Science has launched a fire investigation kit featuring its handheld Tiger or TigerLT photoionisation detector (PID) for the reliable detection of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at sites of suspected arson-related incidents.

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07 May 2018

Devonshire Pine are one of the largest employers in North Devon and manufacture a wide range of quality pine and oak furniture. When faced with a dust issue in their finishing shop, they contacted AirBench, who were asked to specify a solution that not only solved the dust issue but also worked within Devonshire’s space constraints. Because of these constraints, and the size of the items being worked, traditional extraction systems had proved ineffective.

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07 May 2018

Will Russell a Technician from Ashtead Technology, warns: “There is a danger that investment in monitoring equipment can create a false sense of security. All instruments require regular health and calibration checks to ensure that readings remain accurate, because incorrect data can mislead users into believing that conditions are safe.”

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07 May 2018

Armogard has introduced the XtractaBench mobile workbench designed to protect building and construction workers from fumes or dust whilst cutting, grinding, drilling, routing, or working with materials such as plasterboard, wood, and metal which will be available nationwide through selected tool hire shops and traditional distribution outlets.

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28 March 2018

Casella’s Apex2 I.S. personal air sampling pumps monitor an individual’s exposure to dust, fumes and gases and offer class beating performance and long battery life.

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03 April 2018

RPB Safety opened a UK office a year ago and since then they say they've been on a mission to advance safety and increase comfort in the industrial workforce.

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21 March 2018

Armorgard has enhanced its range of high quality, safety driven products with the introduction of XtractaBench, an innovative mobile workbench designed to protect building and construction workers from fumes or dust whilst cutting, grinding, drilling, routing, or working with materials such as plasterboard, wood, and metal.

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17 March 2018

Tabib Toxic Waste Services has purchased a second Tiger handheld photoionisation detector (PID) from Ion Science, the specialist in gas detection instrumentation for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications, to ensure the safe export of hazardous waste from a new hazardous waste transfer station in Israel.

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15 March 2018

ZipWall, the global specialist in the dust barrier category, is increasing its distribution of the ZipWall Dust Barrier System within the UK market in response to growing demand. Installed in a matter of minutes, the system provides a comprehensive dust protection solution without the need for ladders or tape.

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15 March 2018

Casella, the air sampling, noise and vibration monitoring specialist has introduced the Flow Detective air sampling pump calibrator.

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26 March 2018

JSP has launched the new Springfit fold flat disposable mask with an endoskeleton structure which is said to guarantee each mask keeps its shape, increasing performance and maintaining rigidity. This integrated spring feature allows facial movement ensuring the mask offers a secure face fit and seal during speech or movement of the jaw.

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FEATURES

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27 April 2018

Georgina Bisby discusses recent progress around the prevention and control of construction dust

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25 April 2018

Richard Beardsley of personal protection specialist Alpha Solway looks at the key steps to selecting the right type of dust masks

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13 March 2018

Inhalation of toxic gases can kill you. Therefore, it is important to ensure that you and your employees are breathing air that is safe and free of such gases. RPB Safety's view is that testing breathing air every quarter is not enough, as the quality of your breathing air is subject to so many variables that can change in an instant. Here, the specialist in air supplied respirators, airline filters and monitoring equipment explains more

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01 March 2018

Today’s gas detection technology offers better protection than ever before but one often-overlooked issue in the industry is the regular bump testing of instruments and, crucially, how many users are unaware of the importance of this simple procedure or unsure how to do it. Shawcity explains more

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26 February 2018

Jasmeen Daji, campaigns communications co-ordinator at IOSH, provides an update on the work it has carried out over the past 18 months – with the help of cross-industry commitment – to minimise occupational risks of exposure to silica dust

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26 October 2017

The implications of the OSHA standard in the United States will be felt around the world and, says Tim Turney, technical product manager at Casella, a uniform exposure limit applicable in Europe is likely.

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30 October 2017

Casella, a new member of the Federation, reduces occupational health and environmental risks through a core competence in dust, noise and vibration monitoring instrumentation.

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25 July 2017

Manufacturer Witton Chemicals had a critical decision to make when selecting forklift trucks operating in Zone 2 hazardous areas, as standard trucks would be a source of an ignition in the event of a flammable gas or vapour release.

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13 April 2017

Richard Eady, director, Temperature Electronics Ltd, provides insight into a fascinating project that helped the University of Reading reduce its carbon emissions by 35%.

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13 April 2017

Mark Andrews, Scott Safety’s product manager – Air Purifying Respirators, offers a guide to setting up a successful respiratory protection programme.

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13 April 2017

Luca Favarin, product manager EMEA, respiratory protection, Honeywell Industrial Safety, says RPE matters when it comes to tackling work related respiratory illnesses.

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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 determined 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 at Crowcon, there have been incidents when a history of spurious alarms has led to them being ignored or switched

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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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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16 January 2018

Touchpoint Plus is an easily configurable, wall mounted control system that supports up to sixteen channels of gas detection. Its intuitive user interface and modular approach enables you to take control and configure what you need for a wide range of applications.

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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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23 September 2015

Gas detection heads and control panels

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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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27 September 2017

This industry-leading capture hood provides you with a key tool for your business.

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16 January 2018

A personal air sampling pump is a bodily worn pump used to sample for airborne contaminants that can be damaging to health.

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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 3 removes airborne dust particles from the air in industrial and commercial applications.

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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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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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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

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

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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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 12 removes airborne dust particles from the air in industrial and commercial applications.

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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 6 removes airborne dust particles from the air in industrial and commercial applications.

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24 August 2017

Zehnder CleanAir 2 removes airborne dust particles from the air in retail, commercial and public applications.

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