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29 November 2022

DUST IS often used to refer to something as insignificant. For example, how often might you think, ‘it's nothing but a speck of dust’? We certainly don’t take it seriously, and the majority of us don’t realise how dangerous it is. Most commonly, dust is just a nuisance in our daily lives, and we think we can remove it with just a brush of cloth.

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18 October 2022

DRÄGER HAS launched a mobile gas detector, the X-am 2800; which connects with Dräger’s Gas Detection Connect cloud solution, to automate the real-time sharing of live data regarding gases that rescue services are exposed to in emergency situations.

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17 October 2022

DRÄGER HAS launched the Dräger BG ProAir, a closed-circuit breathing apparatus with innovative features to protect emergency responders during longer deployments typical in tunnelling and mining rescue operations.

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26 October 2022

CASELLA HAS been acquired by TSI Instruments Ltd, a UK subsidiary of TSI Incorporated. Casella designs and manufactures innovative instruments and systems that protect workers from occupational and environmental health risks, with key specialisms in noise, dust and vibration monitoring.

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17 October 2022

AIRBENCH HAS released a new model in its range of VertEx Cross-Draught Extraction Systems designed specifically for the extraction of welding fumes and grinding dust.

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11 October 2022

INDUSTRY EXPERT Tim Turney from Casella, a leading manufacturer of air monitoring equipment, shares his expert insights on protecting workers from silica dust.

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05 September 2022

CASELLA WILL showcase its technologically advanced high flow pump at Safety, Health and Wellbeing Live on stand 142.

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26 September 2022

AS A Gold Channel Partner with TSI, Ashtead Technology has announced the launch of the TSI BlueSky 8145 air quality monitor which measures additional gas and weather parameters compared to the standard BlueSky.

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14 July 2022

DESPITE ADVANCES in health and safety strategies and PPE, hydrogen sulfide was still responsible for 46 worker deaths between 2011 and 2017, according to the USA Bureau of Labour Statistics.

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16 June 2022

ON THE 16th of June this year, National Clean Air Day is observed. Clean Air Day aims to encourage awareness of air pollution and what everyone can do to improve air quality (both indoor and outdoor) and ways to reduce pollution by making cleaner, greener choices to improve air quality for everyone.

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18 May 2022

VIRUSES CAN spread through the air via droplets and aerosols, potentially infecting other people or landing on and contaminating surfaces. Effective air filtration devices such as Rediair can help remove these microorganisms and particulates from the air, using specialised filters known as HEPA filters.

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09 May 2022

AS HSE inspectors target woodworking businesses, Casella shares expert advice on measuring wood dust exposure.

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25 April 2022

MACKWELL HEALTH, part of the Mackwell Group, has announced plans to demonstrate its UV-C disinfection technology solutions at this year’s Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Conference, of which Mackwell Health is a main sponsor.

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30 March 2022

TROLEX IS delighted to announce the launch of the world’s first real time detector for silica particulates, the Air XS Silica Monitor.

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30 March 2022

AIR QUALITY is one of the most significant health challenges of our time. Repeated exposure to air pollutants is one of the top potential causes of chronic health problems such as lung cancer, cardiovascular disease and respiratory infections.

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14 March 2022

INTERNATIONAL EQUIPMENT rental and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology will be attending The Health & Safety Event in April 2022 with TSI Instruments, who they have worked with for over 15 years.

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08 March 2022

CASELLA WILL be returning to The Health & Safety Event 2022, April 5-7, NEC Birmingham Stand 4/N51, to showcase its extensive range of high, medium and low flow air sampling pumps.

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14 December 2021

WE SPEND most of our days indoors whether that be working, shopping or being at home. During this time we don’t tend to think about what we are surrounding ourselves in, or consider the quality of the air we’re breathing, however, some of the most polluted air we breathe is found indoors.

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28 October 2021

3M ABRASIVE Safety says its 3M Cubitron II engineered abrasives can help mitigate risks from hand-arm vibration, airborne particles and noise hazards.

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27 October 2021

ION SCIENCE says it is an expert in protecting against benzene exposure. Working with a variety of industries that use benzene in their applications, ION Science has developed an experienced team who are able to advise, protect and manage benzene exposure in a range of situations.

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FEATURES

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14 September 2022

Pupils and teachers deserve to have clean air in schools. Here, Mark Bouldin explains why we all need lessons to tackle a looming crisis.

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01 December 2021

Tim Turney shares best practice advice on selecting air sampling pumps to measure personal exposure.

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15 June 2021

The health effects of dust should not be over-looked and it is one of the most prevalent forms of contamination encountered in the workplace. Kurt Greenall explores the dangers of this hazard and the decontamination options.

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10 May 2021

Having spent many years in the respiratory protection equipment (RPE) industry, Fred Chartlon draws on his knowledge to provide a history of this life-saving equipment and the effect that Covid has had on manufacturers.

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05 November 2020

Controlling airborne hazards in the workplace is essential to protect workers from a host of lung illnesses. James Dodgson and David Gough explore the various hazards and health risks.

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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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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 April 2018

Georgina Bisby discusses recent progress around the prevention and control of construction 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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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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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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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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03 December 2014

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has expressed concerned at the ongoing lack of awareness of the dangers of asbestos, revealed by a recent research survey of tradespeople in Britain by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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 monitoring solutions

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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

300 products detecting 28 gases

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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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23 September 2015

Gas detection heads and control panels

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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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23 September 2015

Indoor and environmental monitoring

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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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08 November 2018

The First Aid at Work course is designed to help employers meet legal requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and is formally certificated by the First Aid Industry Body (F.A.I.B. approved).

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04 March 2020

LK Pex manufactures pipes used in under-floor heating, radiator heating and tap water systems, as well as braided hoses. Since it was founded in 2000, LK Pex has quickly expanded, and last year delivered more than 60 million metres of pipes to the heating, ventilation, sanitation and plumbing industries in Europe, the USA, Asia and the Middle East. Based in Ulricehamn, Sweden, the business currently has 14 production lines, employing 85 employees to meet the ever-increasing demands of its customers.

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