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08 November 2017

Fercell now stocks the V-TÜF dust extractor M-class, a dust vacuum that helps control dust particles at source and which is suitable for a variety of applications and materials including wood and plastic.

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23 October 2017

Fercell now stocks the V-TÜF dust extractor M-class, a dust vacuum that helps control dust particles at source and which is suitable for a variety of applications and materials including wood and plastic.

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03 October 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 says manfacturer JSP.

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05 October 2017

Gasmet Technologies (Finland) has published a White Paper on the monitoring of mercury emissions to air from industrial processes. The Paper provides an overview of current initiatives to reduce mercury emissions and explains how continuous mercury emissions monitoring can help inform process control and the efficient operation of pollution abatement equipment, while also demonstrating compliance with mercury emission limits.

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05 October 2017

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

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18 September 2017

A VertEx Booth has been designed by AirBench for attachment to the VertEx cross-draught system.

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18 September 2017

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

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14 September 2017

Scott Safety, returns to the A+A trade event in Dusseldorf (17th – 20th October 2017) to showcase a range of solutions in the areas of construction, silica dust, confined spaces, industrial firefighting and gas detection.

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14 September 2017

When the English National Opera was experiencing problems with fume extraction in its costume department, Fercell provided a solution.

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14 September 2017

The Port of Antwerp is committed to ensuring the on-going health & safety of its employees and is now one of the largest users of Cub personal volatile organic compound (VOC) monitors from Ion Science.

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07 October 2017

Disposable respirator manufacturer Alpha Solway has launched its Alpha Flow Series, which includes a P3 charcoal filter.

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18 September 2017

The Natural History Museum, which recently replaced its iconic exhibit, Dippy, with an 83ft whale skeleton, has also been making changes in its maintenance department; Fercell has installed new dust extraction and centralised ducting systems.

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05 August 2017

ACI’s Personnel Cleaning Booth provides a safe and effective means of removing and collecting dust/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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06 June 2017

According to TLM Laser, ignorance is the root cause of a potentially serious health risk that lies within many school, college and university Design & Technology departments where lasers are being used for cutting or marking. Fume extraction, or rather the lack of it, is the reason.

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06 June 2017

Scott Safety has introduced the Protégé SG, a versatile new reusable single gas monitor that is configurable to detect 13 different gases.

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06 June 2017

JSP, a manufacturer of above-the-neck PPE says: "Just like voters in the forthcoming General Election, you have a choice. As a health and safety decision-maker, you can choose to specify the tried and tested JSP Force8 half mask fitted with PressToCheck P3 Filters - which enables wearers to check their face-fit - or you can choose a mask without this option."

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06 June 2017

The new Makita twin 18v DVC863 LXT L-Class Dust Extractor is exclusively cordless whereas the DVC861 model can be run on mains or similar twin 18v batteries.

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18 October 2017

Honeywell's Bluetooth-enabled fixed gas detector for commercial and light-industrial applications enables users to easily set up and maintain the device using a simple smartphone app.

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31 March 2017

An Air Quality & Emissions event will take place in Telford on 24th and 25th May.

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22 March 2017

Scott Safety has introduced the AVIVA half mask which features a low-profile head harness said to offer greater stability and compatibility with safety helmets and eye protection.

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FEATURES

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11 September 2017

Exposure to toxic gases is one of the biggest risks workers face, especially those who work remotely and or alone. Prabhu Soundarrajan, global connected worker leader for Honeywell Industrial Safety explains how IIoT technology enables workers to use their smartphone infrastructure to bring connectivity to gas detection devices

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11 September 2017

HSE is focusing on occupational lung disease (OLD) as one of three priorities as part of its new Health and Work strategy. Marie Warburton, policy advisor at HSE's Health and Chemicals Unit, explains more

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28 April 2017

Respiratory diseases devastate millions of lives. Personal monitoring is a positive tool, boosting productivity and motivation whilst helping employers adhere to global regulations. Tim Turney, technical product manager at Casella, comments 

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16 January 2017

Processing more than 30t of tube each week, Iracroft in Blandford Forum is one of the UK's leading tube manipulation companies. To support its growth, the rigid tube specialist has installed new dust and fume extraction systems from Nederman to provide a clean, dust and fume free workplace that conforms to health and safety legislation such as the EH40 Workplace Exposure Limits

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30 November 2016

Following a recent investigation conducted by the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) that showed just four UK local authorities are committing to spend money in order to tackle work-related respiratory diseases, the Federation launched a new report encouraging participation

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19 September 2016

Greater emphasis is being placed on workforce wellbeing, with respiratory protection a leading concern for those working in hazardous environments. Here Mark Andrews, global product line manager for respiratory products using filtration at Scott Safety, discusses the importance of respiratory protection and highlights the latest advancements in product technology 

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25 August 2015

WhenBlandford Forum based tube manipulation company, Iracroft needed new dust and fume extraction systems to provide its staff with a clean, dust and fume free workplace, it turned to Nederman for a solution

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13 January 2015

Developing a successful respiratory protection equipment (RPE) programme can help educate workers in the need for RPE and allows employers to track RPE effectiveness. Mark Andrews, Scott Safety’s product manager – Air Purified, offers a guide to setting up a successful programme

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02 October 2014

Workers can be exposed to a number of hazardous substances in the workplace, which over time can lead to ill health. Mike Slater, BOHS President discusses the actions employers can take to protect their workers

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23 January 2014

Even though the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) statistics for 2012/13 have shown an overall decrease of occupational asthma cases in the UK over the past 10 years, there are still a relatively high number of new cases reported each year. Here, BOHS explains what can be done to protect workers from the disease

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04 March 2013

As many countries fail to meet air quality targets and large numbers of premature deaths still result from air pollution, Jim Mills, a particulate monitoring specialist and MD of Air Monitors, explains why he believes 2013 will be a pivotal year

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SPONSORED CONTENT

02 August 2013

Why buying a 3M respirator means more than simply purchasing a product.

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30 March 2016

The quality of compressed air used in breathing apparatus is specified in the European Standard EN12021:2014 "Respiratory protective devices – Compressed Air for breathing apparatus."

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