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07 February 2018

The new TSI PortaCount respirator fit testers have recently been added to BSRIA Instrument Solutions sales portfolio, with users able to test full and half face masks, SCBAs (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) and disposables.

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02 February 2018

The Quantifit Respirator Fit Tester is now available in the UK.

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19 January 2018

Introducing the Quantifit Respirator Fit Tester, which Shawcity describes as the industry breakthrough in mask-fit technology. A portable unit designed to test half-face, full-face and gas masks, it tests in any environment as long as air is present and there is a power supply.

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22 January 2018

International Gas Detectors (IGD) have launched a multi-channel gas detection system which can be configured with up to six gas detectors and two relay output modules.

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31 January 2018

Chesterfield College has adopted Lucion Environmental's new quick response (QR) code-based system to ensure that full details of the presence of any asbestos in a particular location are made immediately available to whoever may need it.

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26 January 2018

Disposable respirator manufacturer Alpha Solway has enhanced its 3000 Series of face masks with a new addition.

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02 January 2018

The RPB PX4 Air is a robust, compact and versatile Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) that provides clean breathing air to the full range of RPB Safety’s industry-leading respirators.

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11 December 2017

Blackline Safety has announced G7c, which is claimed to be the world’s first ATEX-certified connected gas detector with 3G wireless, two-way voice communication and live monitoring.

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11 December 2017

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) was established in 2008. To continue to offer benefits to members and protect their position within the industry, UKATA has overhauled its rules of membership.

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04 December 2017

ACI’s Personnel Cleaning Booth is said to provide a safe and highly effective means of removing and collecting dust/fibres from people and clothing.

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07 December 2017

Ion Science has enhanced its Tiger Select handheld photoionisation detector (PID) for enhanced detection of benzene and total aromatic compounds (TACs).

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24 November 2017

Having increased the number of gas generators and argon tanks in its bioanalytical laboratory, Russia-based Quinta-Analytica Yaroslavl, purchased an advanced GasCheck G gas leak detector from leading global specialist in gas detection instrumentation for occupational health and environmental monitoring, Ion Science.

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20 November 2017

Disposable respirator manufacturer Alpha Solway has enhanced its 3000 Series of face masks with a new addition; the disposable 3030V+ which can be used for more than one shift.

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16 November 2017

Ashtead Technology's next air quality open day, which is organised in collaboration with TSI, will take place on Wednesday 24th January 2018 at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham.

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19 January 2018

According to RPB Safety, gone are the days of inconvenient and expensive fit testing, and the endless battle of ensuring your employees are clean shaven on the job.

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01 November 2017

In industries that involve the soldering of electronic components, exposure to solder fumes can be inevitable. Solder fumes usually come from burned rosin-based flux materials that are invariably used to create electrical connections – causing hazards that can be detrimental to employee health.

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02 November 2017

There are various techniques involved in the welding industry – manual metal arc welding, tungsten inert gas welding, flux cored arc welding and spot welding, among others. Due to the many materials and different equipment used, this creates a potentially hazardous working environment.

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30 October 2017

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is reviewing the frequency of medical examinations for workers carrying out licensed work under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012). Chris Parr, assurance director at Lucion Services examines what this means for you.

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01 November 2017

Following public demand, Fercell Engineering is now stocking the V-TÜF dust extractor M-class.

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31 October 2017

Gas detection often requires an installed fixed system to ensure personnel are protected against specific toxic, flammable and asphyxiate gas levels.

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FEATURES

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22 January 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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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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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23 September 2015

Indoor and environmental monitoring

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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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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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16 January 2018

4 Gas Mix (34 Litre)

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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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24 August 2017

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

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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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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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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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16 January 2018

This is Wave A smart radon detector with quick and accurate results on your smartphone. Additionally, you can simply wave in front of the detector to get a visual indication of your radon levels.

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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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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

Personal and area monitoring applications

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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

The SoundTrack LxT® Sound Level Meter was developed to meet the unique needs of those involved in workplace noise exposure assessment and plant noise surveys.

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