Asbestos is an extremely hazardous substance. Alongside being a category I carcinogen, exposure can lead to a variety of other serious health conditions and is responsible for around 5,000 deaths per year in the UK alone. Yet dozens of contractors continue to receive fines every year for improper or unlicensed handling of asbestos containing materials.Read more »
A group of respiratory medical experts are calling for lung cancer in those who have never smoked to be more readily acknowledged as a problem.Read more »
An NHS Trust has been fined by the Health & Safety Executive this month for the mishandling of asbestos and exposing staff to the highly hazardous substance.Read more »
Introducing the new Easimask Custom-Fit.
Exceptional Comfort | Exceptional Pass | Exceptional FitRead more »
After almost 20 years of service, the HSE’s guidance on Fit Testing RPE (the OC 282/28) has been retired by a new document – the Industry Guidance (INDG) 479 ‘Guidance on respiratory protective equipment (RPE) fit testing.’Read more »
Did you know... around 5.4 million people in the UK suffer from asthma?Read more »