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02 August 2021

FIXED PID sensors from ION Science can be used to measure VOC outputs on multiple large sites or single key areas, using advanced gas detection technology.

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30 July 2021

POWER LINK Machines (UK) Ltd was sentenced for safety breaches after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) was informed the company was using gaskets within its generator sets that contained asbestos.

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01 June 2021

A LEADING manufacturer of downdraught benches and cross-draught systems, AirBench has announced the release of VertEx VX, an ATEX-rated version of its VertEx cross-draught system.

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01 June 2021

SOLUVA AIR disinfection units are helping to provide protection from Covid-19 for employees of Heraeus Noblelight at its factory on the Cambridge Science Park.

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01 June 2021

AS THE fight continues against COVID-19, it has never been more pertinent to test room integrity for airtightness, explains Coltraco Ultrasonics. The company's Portascanner AIRTIGHT 520 offers a solution.

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30 March 2021

AVAILABLE IN the UK  from Wilkinson Star, the Viro Tech range of professional ozone/UV sanitising systems can eliminate up to 99.99% of surface-bound and airborne viruses, bacteria, odours and allergens.

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30 March 2021

INVESTMENT IN new manufacturing facilities has been announced by JSP to increase PPE production capacity in its factories in the UK and Germany.

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30 November 2020

INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR of welding equipment, welding consumables and air compressors, Wilkinson Star is now UK and Ireland distributor for Weltek airfed grinding and welding systems.

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26 November 2020

AN AIR purifying unit that cleanses indoor air of 99.995% of pollutants passing through its HEPA-14 filter, uses medically proven UVC technology to kill bacteria and viruses including COVID-19, according to Alert Technology.

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30 September 2020

A NEW downflow workstation from AirBench is designed for light duty fume extraction applications.

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25 September 2020

CASELLA HAS worked with the Health and Safety Executive to undertake intensive testing of its Cyclone air sampling heads to ensure that the heads meet the ACGIH/ISO/CEN (EN 481) standard, the collection efficiency curve against which respirable fractions are measured.

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25 September 2020

THE LATEST powered respirator kit from Centurion offers an alternative to disposable respirators for workers looking for COVID-19 PPE with enhanced comfort and protection.

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06 August 2020

Svantek’s SvanNET cloud-based solution now offers noise, vibration and dust monitoring with 24/7 support functionality suitable for large infrastructure projects.

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04 August 2020

Available in the UK from Wilkinson Star, the new Viro Tech range of Professional Ozone/UV Sanitising Systems can eliminate up to 99.99% of surface-bound and airborne viruses, bacteria, odours and allergens.

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30 July 2020

AirBench has announced the release of its new DF range of down flow workstations for fume control.

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15 June 2020

With masks in short supply for industrial use, JSP offers guidance on how to prolong the life of its reusable Force 8 Half-mask and PressToCheck Filters.

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15 March 2020

AirBench BD is a self-contained blowdown station for the removal of coolant and swarf from machined parts. An operator can simply place parts in the cabinet, lower the screen and use the integral blow gun to clean parts using factory compressed air.

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16 March 2020

AirBench has announced an upgraded range of AOF oil mist filters for extraction of oil mist and smoke from machining applications.

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25 February 2020

AirBench BD is a self-contained blowdown station for the removal of coolant and swarf from machined parts.

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17 February 2020

AirBench has announced a new drop-in downdraught bench for light duty dust and fume extraction.

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FEATURES

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10 November 2020

Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS), one of the most common naturally occurring elements on the planet, is a key component of sand, granite and other naturally occurring minerals. George Elliott looks at 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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25 March 2020

As global demand for Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) accelerates, thanks to greater automation in industry and the miniaturisation of devices, electronics companies are being reminded about the workplace health risks associated with certain production processes.

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14 November 2019

George Elliott, senior application engineer for the Personal Safety Division at 3M speaks to us about how facial hair is affecting respiratory protection for construction workers and what is on offer for employers to address the issue

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21 March 2019

Simon Hodge, consultancy group manager at Bureau Veritas explains what companies can expect in light of the HSE's recent action to increase awareness of the hazards posed by welding fume.

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22 August 2018

Airborne dust is the workplace health hazard forgotten by many. However, it is a serious risk to your employees’ health and your company’s long-term finances. In this piece, dust suppression expert, Renby, outlines the risks of airborne dust and the steps you can take to counter its effect on your business

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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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COMPANIES

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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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02 August 2013

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

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