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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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14 November 2017

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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01 November 2017

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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27 October 2017

Ion Science, the manufacturer of high performance gas detection instrumentation for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications, recently hosted a two-day distributor conference to celebrate the opening of its new £4.5million facility in Cambridgeshire.

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23 October 2017

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

Gasmet Technologies (Finland) has published a new White Paper on the monitoring of mercury emissions to air from industrial processes.

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01 November 2017

Ashtead technology has been appointed preferred distributor and rental partner for the GES Gas-Tec (Mk4 & Mk5) FID Hydrocarbon Gas Detectors.

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01 November 2017

New global research, which found that deaths from cancer in the workplace are higher than previously thought, underlines the growing necessity for respiratory protection to have face-fit checking built in.

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18 September 2017

Devonshire Pine have completed the installation of 4 large VertEx dust extraction units, creating a wide area dust control zone in previously unused warehouse space.

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20 September 2017

AirBench has released its new modular booth designed for attachment to the VertEx cross-draught system. Using the new modular booth construction, a full environmental containment booth can be built rapidly from standard parts.

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20 September 2017

Globus Group will be highlighting the latest personal protective equipment solutions from its Alpha Solway and Riley brands at this year’s A+A.

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23 October 2017

Scott Safety, the designer and manufacturer of respiratory and respiratory protective equipment (RPE), returned to the A+A trade event to showcase its market leading solutions in the areas of construction, silica dust, confined spaces, industrial firefighting and gas detection.

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18 September 2017

Major manufacturing companies across food, automotive, tier 1 suppliers, electro mechanical, pharmaceutical, plastics, packaging and aerospace rely on ProfilGate to control contamination and dust.

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20 September 2017

ULT AG has completely redesigned its ULT 200 product range and now introduces a new generation of extraction and filtration devices.

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FEATURES

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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 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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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 2 removes airborne dust particles from the air in retail, commercial and public 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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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

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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23 September 2015

Indoor and environmental monitoring

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23 September 2015

Landfill and brownfield site gas release 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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23 September 2015

Personal and area monitoring applications

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23 September 2015

Measure area heat and humidity or personal heart rate and core body temperature

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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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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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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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23 September 2015

Gas detection heads and control panels

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