Introducing the next generation in loose-fitting powered air purifying respirators.Read more »
British Safety Council and King’s College London have developed the world’s first mobile app to measure air pollution exposure for the protection of outside workers.Read more »
Being Face Fit Tested on a tight-fitting respirator is a legal requirement for your employer, if you are required to wear one for work.
This is to ensure the respiratory protective equipment (RPE) that you’re wearing is suitable for your face size/shape.
However, even if you’ve passed a Fit Test it’s important not to underestimate the importance of being trained to perform regular fit checks.
New research revealed this month that every-day tasks such as toasting bread or cooking a roast can expose your lungs to more hazardous particles than the busy streets of Delhi or Kanpur – two of the most polluted cities in the world.
But in a world of ‘fake news’ and media scaremongering, is that really true? And if it is, should we be worried?Read more »
New advice from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) revises level of threat to life from welding fumes.Read more »
We all know that too much dust can make you sneeze. But did you know dust can be contaminated with other materials that are seriously bad for your health?Read more »
Fit Testing tight-fitting respirators is a legal requirement in the UK - but is it really necessary?Read more »
NHS England have committed to spending £70million on mobile lung cancer scanning vehicles to help reduce deaths from lung cancer through early detection.Read more »