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KEEP MASKS ON WHILE WORKING ON SITE, URGES INDUSTRY BODY

KEEP MASKS ON WHILE WORKING ON SITE, URGES INDUSTRY BODY

Building firms are being urged to carry on asking their workforce to wear masks while working in enclosed spaces or on busy sites by the Construction Leadership Council, CLC. The CLC is calling...
HSE INSPECTIONS TO FOCUS ON OCCUPATIONAL LUNG DISEASE

HSE INSPECTIONS TO FOCUS ON OCCUPATIONAL LUNG DISEASE

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is inspecting fabricated metal businesses across Great Britain to check that they are managing the respiratory risks of welding fumes and metalworking...
ULTIMATE PROTECTION WITH JSP’S EVO VISTA HELMET AND FORCE 8 HALF MASK

ULTIMATE PROTECTION WITH JSP’S EVO VISTA HELMET AND FORCE 8 HALF MASK

Compatibility in PPE is not only about products fitting correctly, but also working correctly when worn together. Some products that fit together are not necessarily compatible in terms of...
REUSABLE RESPIRATORS PRESENT A SUSTAINABLE AND ECONOMIC OPTION FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

REUSABLE RESPIRATORS FOR HEALTHCARE

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed an increased demand for single-use, disposable half-mask respirators, commonly referred to as “FFP2” or “N95.” This increased demand has...
HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CRACKS DOWN ON DUST

HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE CRACKS DOWN ON DUST

Health and safety inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection initiative, starting on...
IOSH Research Virus transmission Healthcare Staff

RESEARCH: VIRUS TRANSMISSION RISK IN HEALTHCARE STAFF

  The risks faced by healthcare workers treating patients with viruses which can be transmitted through the air are highlighted by new research published today by the Institution of...
ARCO WELCOMES PARLIAMENTARY REPORT ON RESPIRATORY PROTECTION

ARCO WELCOMES PARLIAMENTARY REPORT ON RESPIRATORY PROTECTION

Arco is urging the government to act on the recommendations made in the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and B&CE report on Respiratory Health.  The company says it is particularly...
HSE INSPECTIONS DUE FOLLOWING WELDING FUME ALERT

HSE INSPECTIONS DUE FOLLOWING WELDING FUME ALERT

Workers must protect their workers’ health by controlling the risks from welding fume the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has said.   HSE's current programme of inspections...
British Safety Council to host 11th Annual Conference

British Safety Council to host 11th Annual Conference

The British Safety Council is holding its 11th Annual Conference Health, safety and wellbeing in the modern workplace on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at Congress Centre in London. This year’s...
New topics for 3M Science of Safety webinar series

New topics for 3M Science of Safety webinar series

3M has rebranded its popular Safety Spotlight Series of free webinars and added a variety of new topics for 2018. Now in its eighth year, the series has been renamed the Science of Safety series,...

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