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NHS to invest £70m in public lung cancer screening initiative

NHS to invest £70m in public lung cancer screening initiative

NHS England have committed to spending £70million on mobile lung cancer scanning vehicles to help reduce deaths from lung cancer through early detection.

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NHS long-term plan to focus on lung cancer

NHS long-term plan to focus on lung cancer

The new 10 year plan for the NHS, released earlier this year, has selected respiratory care as one of its national priorities.

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Adequately Suitable

Adequately Suitable

When tight-fitting Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is required for work, it is a legal requirement that every employee pass a Fit Test for the particular make/model of RPE that they will be using.

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The Importance of Record Keeping

The Importance of Record Keeping

If you’re staff use Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) at work, you should be aware that it is a legal requirement that they pass a Fit Test on the required make/model of respirator before using it in the workplace.

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Bakery fined after dangerous exposure to flour dust

Bakery fined after dangerous exposure to flour dust

A bakery company in East Yorkshire was fined for safety breaches after exposing its employees to flour dust and not having any proper means of air filtration or respiratory protection in place.

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Brexit – What will happen to Chemical Regulations?

Brexit – What will happen to Chemical Regulations?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs met in London this month to discuss the impact a no-deal Brexit would have on chemical regulations in the UK.

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UPDATE: HSE chemical exposure limits

UPDATE: HSE chemical exposure limits

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have updated an important document outlining safe exposure limitations for hazardous chemicals – altering regulatory guidelines for 31 chemicals/gases.

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NEW: Free Chemical Filter eBook

NEW: Free Chemical Filter eBook

Respiratory Protection Equipment (RPE) is fundamental in protection against chemical hazards - protecting staff from potentially fatal respiratory conditions and side-effects.

But only if used correctly.

Download our Respiratory Chemical Hazard eBook for free today.

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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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