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25 July 2018

When it comes to choosing equipment to protect your worksite from hazardous gases, Industrial Scientific recommends the Radius BZ1 Area Monitor.

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25 July 2018

AirBench has released a larger version of its popular FPW welding and grinding bench.

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09 July 2018

AirBench has delivered a 5.5m VertEx booth to a customer in France. The system is designed to capture dust from the entire contained area, with various operations taking place within the booth.

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19 June 2018

Casella has supplied an online system to monitor roadside dust in Shanghai, China.


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26 May 2018

Paramount Waste Extraction is the sole authorised UK distributor for the Polish based Klimawent range of dust and fume extraction equipment and products which is said to be well known and respected in Europe and has a range of fume, dust and air extraction solutions.

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27 May 2018

Innovative British engineering company, Semmco, is showcasing its life protection systems at this year’s Utility Week Live exhibition, including the brand new HEAD30 escape set, on stand C30.

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24 May 2018

In a move that could potentially help double printing capacity and reduce its carbon footprint, Fusion Flexibles, a manufacturer of flexible packaging products for the publishing, security, mailing and food markets, has invested £300,000 in an environmental abatement system for its Leicester facility.

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16 May 2018

Skanska has chosen Generac Mobile Products' Dust Fighter range for the rail platform upgrade at Waterloo. 

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30 April 2018

Devonshire Pine in North Devon has installed four large VertEx dust extraction units, creating a wide area dust control zone in previously unused warehouse space.

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22 March 2018

Armorgard has enhanced its extensive range of safety driven products with the introduction of XtractaBench, an innovative mobile workbench designed to protect building and construction workers from fumes or dust whilst cutting, grinding, drilling, routing, or working with materials such as plasterboard, wood, and metal. 

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22 March 2018

Tabib Toxic Waste Services has purchased a second Tiger handheld photoionisation detector (PID) from Ion Science to ensure safe export of hazardous waste from a transfer station in Israel.

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22 March 2018

Available from Casella, the Flow Detective air sampling pump calibrator has the ability to measure pulsation and has a 70-hour battery life.

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13 March 2018

JSP's Springfit fold flat disposable mask has an endoskeleton structure that ensures each mask keeps its shape, increasing performance and maintaining rigidity. The integrated spring feature allows facial movement, ensuring the mask offers a secure face fit and seal during speech or movement of the jaw.

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22 March 2018

The JSP Force 8 half mask fitted with PressToCheck P3 filters allows the wearer to close off the airflow in order to check the face fit every time it is put on, protecting the wearer from any inhalable dust (including very fine silica dust), particles or aerosols.

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22 March 2018

The new Makita VC3211HX1 dust extractor is approved for use with Dust Class H, the highest safety standard of EU site safety regulations.

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13 March 2018

Reflecting the level of support and expertise that Ashtead Technology has been able to provide for its sales and rental customers over the last year, TSI has renewed Ashtead’s Gold Partnership status. This achievement triggers higher levels of engagement with TSI, resulting for example, in joint activities such as free air quality training events.

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13 March 2018

New TSI PortaCount respirator fit testers have been added to BSRIA Instrument Solutions' sales portfolio, with users able to test full and half face masks, SCBAs (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) and disposables. Designed to be run from a tablet or PC these fit testers offer a consistent and objective testing experience across all respirator types.

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19 February 2018

Condair's 'Humidity Fights Flu' campaign promotes awareness that an indoor humidity level of 40-60%RH is beneficial in combatting airborne influenza infections.

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30 January 2018

ACI’s Personnel Cleaning Booth provides a safe and highly effective means of removing and collecting dust/fibres from people and clothing.

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28 November 2017

Organised in collaboration with TSI, Ashtead Technology's next air quality open day will take place on Wednesday 24th January 2018 at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham.

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FEATURES

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26 April 2018

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) suggests there are an estimated 13,000 deaths linked to exposure at work, primarily to chemicals and dust. Silica dust, or Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS), is one of the biggest risks in construction, causing approximately 500 construction worker deaths every year from serious lung diseases as the result of prolonged exposure. Tim Turney, technical product manager at Casella, stresses the need for monitoring

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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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