Did you know that beards, stubble and facial hair of any kind can interfere with your tight-fitting RPE (Respiratory Protective Equipment)?
“The presence of facial hair in the region of the faceseal will significantly reduce the protection provided” – Health and Safety Executive, OC282/28
Summer is officially upon us, and this year it’s been a scorcher...
But when is hot too hot?
Exhaustion, rash, sunstroke and heat stress are serious problems for everybody this summer, let alone those of us who are required to be outside all day as part of our job. So here are a few things to look out for in the heat, and a couple of suggestions on how to cope.