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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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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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20 September 2017

Quantitech has been appointed as the UK distributor for Monicon; a manufacturer of high quality fixed gas detection instruments.

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20 September 2017

Asbestos is a deadly material that was used widely in construction, but it’s use was restricted and ultimately banned in the UK outright in 1999. But it still remains in many older constructions and buildings, and the fine fibrous minerals can be the cause of such diseases as asbestosis, lung cancers, and non-malignant pleural disease to those that come into direct contact.  

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11 September 2017

As the largest integrated (petro) chemical cluster in Europe, the Port of Antwerp is committed to ensuring the on-going health and safety of their employees working in the area.

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08 September 2017

It seems that the NHM have not only been updating their main hall with the replacement to the 112 year old exhibit Dippy, but also their maintenance workshops have had a full upgrade with new dust extraction and centralised ducting systems.

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20 September 2017

When FERCELL were asked to assist the English National Opera with some fume extraction, it didn’t know much about opera but was excited to find out.

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29 August 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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29 August 2017

…clean air!

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25 August 2017

If you’re thinking about upgrading your existing portable multigas instrument, or looking to hire, Shawcity has a wide, independent range of the latest technology from the world’s leading manufacturers.

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25 August 2017

Risk management and occupational safety company Lucion Services has launched a campaign to highlight the hazards of asbestos containing materials in schools.

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25 August 2017

The RPB Z-Link is described by RPB Safety as the UK’s newest and most advanced multi-purpose respirator. 

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18 September 2017

Blackline Safety's G7c is claimed to be the world’s first ATEX-certified connected wireless gas detector and lone worker safety system with 3G wireless, two-way voice communication and live monitoring.

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25 August 2017

In response to an industry-wide drive towards improved worker safety and reducing maintenance downtime, Crowcon has developed a remote sensor assembly to work alongside its XgardIQ fixed point detector and transmitter. 

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25 August 2017

Makita’s 447M M-Class dust extractor has set high performance and reliability standards throughout industry since its introduction and the latest version, the VC4210M, bristles with new features whilst maintaining a highly competitive price point.

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22 August 2017

ACI’s Personnel Cleaning Booth provides a safe and effective means of removing and collecting dust and fibres from people and clothing. It is ideal for cleaning employees’ dirty work clothes to avoid exposing themselves, co-workers, or their work environment to elevated dust levels.

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21 July 2017

Blackline Safety says its G7c is the world’s first connected gas detector to feature work-anywhere 3G wireless, modular gas detection and live monitoring.

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FEATURES

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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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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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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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23 September 2015

Gas detection heads and control panels

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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

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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23 September 2015

Personal monitoring solutions

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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

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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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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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

300 products detecting 28 gases

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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

Landfill and brownfield site gas release monitoring

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