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HSE reveal new workplace H&S stats for 2018

HSE reveal new workplace H&S stats for 2018
The Health and Safety Executive have released new statistics summarizing health and safety incidents at work in Britain for the year 2017-2018. Read more »

COPD Awareness Month

COPD Awareness Month
November 2018 marks COPD Awareness Month, an internationally-recognized annual event to raise the exposure of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Read more »

The Clean Killer

The Clean Killer

A recent study published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reveals that people who work as cleaners, and those that regularly use cleaning agents at home, appear to experience an accelerated decline in lung functionality over time comparable to smoking.

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“Construction company fined after undertaking unlicensed asbestos work”

“Construction company fined after undertaking unlicensed asbestos work”
Despite the dangers of asbestos being relatively well-known in the UK, yet another construction company has been fined this month for carrying out unlicensed work with asbestos. Read more »

Coughing teddy raises awareness of pollution

Coughing teddy raises awareness of pollution
An animatronic teddy bear is helping to raise awareness of inner city pollution levels across the UK. Read more »

HSE target respiratory hazards in construction

HSE target respiratory hazards in construction
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a new campaign focusing on the potential dangers of dust in the construction industry. Read more »

Fatal fashion? The effect of hood size on the Qualitative Fit Test

Fatal fashion? The effect of hood size on the Qualitative Fit Test
New research from the HSE finds that non-regulation Qualitative Fit Test hoods could lead to false passes and subsequently endanger lives. Read more »

Britain’s most “bizarre” health and safety policies

Britain’s most “bizarre” health and safety policies
A recent poll of 2,000 workers was taken to uncover Britain’s most debated health and safety policies. Read more »

Meet The Experts

Meet The Experts
At RPE Experts we have a team of professional specialists on hand with more than 50 years’ experience in the field of Respiratory Protective Equipment. Read more »

Will a robot take my job?

Will a robot take my job?
Exploring whether the rise in robotic automation is Artificial Intelligence or artificially intelligent. Read more »
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