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19 October 2020

PRODUCED BY experts at Full Support Healthcare Ltd, the Easiair Powered Air Purifying Respirator is a lightweight, easy-to-use, respiratory protective system specifically designed to protect against viruses and particulate hazards, offering P3 equivalent protection.

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15 October 2020

THE COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an increased demand for single-use, disposable half-mask respirators, commonly referred to as “FFP2” or “N95.”

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15 October 2020

ION SCIENCE has launched a new range of cost-effective, disposable single gas detectors which are exclusively available from Shawcity in the UK and Ireland.

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20 October 2020

THE MELAPHONE Speech Unit was designed 50 years ago for the booking offices at British Rail stations, and is now in high demand.

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19 October 2020

AIRBENCH IS pleased to announce the release of the new DF range. DF down flow workstations are designed for light duty fume extraction applications, particularly in situations where installation of a full AirBench downdraught bench system is not convenient.

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20 October 2020

The ConceptAir powered respirator kit from trusted PPE brand Centurion, offers an alternative to disposable respirators for workers looking for COVID-19 PPE with enhanced comfort and protection.

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19 October 2020

ESCAPE AIR Vest Limited – The UK based manufacturer of the EAV – “The Life jacket for buildings” has been busy throughout this unsettling period launching their website.

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30 September 2020

THE FIT of a tight fitting respirator has never been more important than it is now.

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30 September 2020

THE PERFORMANCE of tight-fitting facepieces depends on achieving good contact between the wearer’s skin and the face seal of the facepiece. One type or size of RPE facepiece does not fit everyone and an inadequate fit significantly reduces the protection provided to the wearer. So fit testing ensures the respirator selected is right for each individual and, as the name suggests, fits correctly.

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02 September 2020

The most common service and calibration recommendation for gas detection instruments is at least once a year.

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27 August 2020

CASELLA HAS worked with the HSE to undertake intensive testing of its Cyclone Air Sampling heads to ensure heads meet ACGIH/ISO/CEN (EN 481) standard, the collection efficiency curve against which respirable fractions are measured.

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01 September 2020

Babcock's Rosyth site is the first UK user of Meiko's cleaning and disinfection machine for respiratory protective equipment.

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03 September 2020

AirBench is pleased to announce the release of the new DF range.

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17 August 2020

All fixed gas customers are entitled to a free-of-charge, no obligation site visit, where Shawcity will carry out a survey of their existing system (applying gas, if necessary) to ensure it is fully operational and performing as required.

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17 August 2020

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has been a hot topic over the last few months as the shortages and difficulties in procuring products have been felt across all industries that would regular use them for protecting their workforce.

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08 July 2020

With air quality never far from the news headlines, Shawcity is delighted to announce the latest multi-function environmental monitor on the UK market.

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08 July 2020

Wilkinson Star are the new exclusive UK and Eire distributor for Weltek Airfed Grinding & Welding Systems.

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13 July 2020

In some jobs, it simply isn’t possible to remain socially distant from others.

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15 June 2020

ION Science, a leading manufacturer of high performance gas detection instrumentation for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications – has launched the portable SF6 (sulphur hexafluoride) LEAKMATE leak detector.

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14 July 2020

With construction companies back to work and social distancing measures in place, JSP has developed the new helmet mounted cough guard, an easy to fit screen which provides an extra layer of secondary protection against droplets and aerosols.

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FEATURES

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24 September 2020

Given that a large part of communication is non-verbal, Jack Hartley asks if it is time to rethink your respiratory protection, especially in the healthcare industry where reading facial expressions can be beneficial to patients.

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12 August 2020

Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) is one of the most common naturally occurring elements on the planet. Found in the earth’s crust, crystalline silica is a key component of sand, granite and other naturally occurring minerals. George Elliott takes us through the dangers of RCS, how employers can reduce exposure and types of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) to consider for protection from silica dust.

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12 August 2020

As digital transformation continues through global industry, four trends are driving innovation in flammable gas detection: poison resistance, unparalleled accuracy to multiple hydrocarbons, connectivity and data science. Sean Stinson and Bob Christensen look at the trends in combustible gas detection.

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10 September 2020

Businesses using gas within their process need to monitor the levels to ensure employee safety. To ensure the right fixed gas detection system is used for the right job there are many factors that need to be considered. Nathan Marks provides an insight into this important piece of kit.

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11 May 2020

As the death rate from asbestos-related diseases continues to rise, Craig Evans looks at the part training can take in mitigating the risk.

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23 January 2020

When it comes to explosive gases, especially in confined spaces, it is imperative that you make the right decisions for which portable device to use. Here, Phil Saxton gives an insight into infra-red sensors versus catalytic sensors.

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25 November 2019

Josh Thomas discusses the risks associated with dust at quarries, and highlights the vital role of monitoring.

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02 October 2019

We need a more precautionary approach to managing welding fume exposures, says professor John Cherrie.

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03 September 2019

Crowcon outlines the many benefits of moving to an addressable fixed gas detection system.

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20 August 2019

There are new strategies for the confined space threat. Jacob Spector says you need think beyond a traditional approach by employing ‘Connected’ devices to enhance safety.

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13 May 2019

Planning is the key to ensuring your health and safety arrangements really work and in the latest webinar from Southalls Ian Hatherly, Richard Denton, Sarah Leake and Caroline Lee looked at COSHH, asbestos and legionella, outlining challenges that their clients face today in terms of the increased focus on health and safety this year.

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08 May 2019

Providing protection against potential respiratory hazards is essential, and employers need to make sure they get it right. George Elliott offers a four-step approach to choosing the right respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

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23 January 2019

Reducing cases of occupational lung disease is not going to be easy as it will entail educating employers and employees alike. Megan McConville questions why despite better knowledge, why the figures have not reduced.

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17 October 2018

Despite nearly two decades of regulations, harmful dusts and vapours and gases in the air are still killing workers. Tim Turney looks at how to provide a safer working environment.

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27 June 2018

Monitoring toxic gases and hazards in the workplace is a lot easier due to intelligent technologies, says Gary Collins

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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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COMPANIES

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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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24 August 2017

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

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26 May 2020

Conforms to EN 471 Class 3 and RIS-3279-TOM and EN 343 3:3.

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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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24 June 2019

Our most popular Hi Vis vest starting from as little as 95p is highly versatile and economical, suitable for numerous applications

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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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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

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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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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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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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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16 January 2018

MiniRAE Lite Photo Ionisation Detector

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10 September 2020

IN THE UK, workers required to wear respiratory protection are also required to pass an annual respirator fit test.

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21 March 2018

The Cygnus control panel combines simple installation and user control with optimum performance.

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