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04 October 2018

UK supplier of ESTA equipment, McCarthy Environmental will be showcasing a range of equipment at Advanced Engineering 2018.

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27 September 2018

AirBench has delivered a 5.5m VertEx Booth to a French customer who will be installing their own mixing equipment within the booth area. The system is designed to capture dust from the whole contained area, with various operations taking place within the booth.

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02 October 2018

With air pollution a hot topic AQE 2018, the Air Quality & Emissions event (Telford, 21 and 22 Nov), is set to be the busiest yet.

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23 September 2018

The Ventis Slide-on Pump from Industrial Scientific is suited for operators who wear their gas monitors for personal protection but occassionally require a pump for confined space entries.

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22 September 2018

The Tango TX1 from Industrial Scientific is a single gas monitor that uses DualSense.

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27 September 2018

Ion Science the manufacturer of gas detection instrumentation has signed a supply and revenue-sharing agreement with Blackline Safety Corp. to bring an affordable photoionisation detector (PID) to market.

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27 September 2018

The ProtectoScan EDI, the latest environmental control solution from Extractability.

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27 September 2018

This year’s Air Quality & Emissions Show, AQE 2018, will focus heavily on the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), which will come into force on 20th December 2018. AQE Organiser Marcus Pattison says: “This new regulation will affect an enormous number of processes, so it is vitally important that they are fully aware of the requirements and how to implement them.

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21 August 2018

The PowerCap Infinity is the latest Powered Air Purifying Respiratory technology from JSP. In addition to respiratory protection, it offers head protection, eye protection and hearing protection – all in one intuitive lightweight head-mounted unit.

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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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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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