RPE


HSE inspections target woodworking businesses to tackle occupational lung disease

From April, health and safety inspectors across Great Britain will be visiting business within woodworking industries such as sawmilling, manufacture of composite boards, and carpentry, as well as other industries where wood dust exposure can occur. Read More

HSE inspections focus on occupational lung disease

The Health and Safety Executive is inspecting fabricated metal businesses across Great Britain to check that they are managing the respiratory risks of welding fumes and metalworking fluids. Read More

Fine after employees exposed to chemical spill

The fabrication division of Nasmyth Technologies Limited has been fined after four employees were exposed to hazardous substances that caused significant ill health and time off work. Read More

Face fit testing: The essentials

A look at the steps for face fit testing, including overcoming the probelm of designer beards and how to ensure the mask properly fits. Read More

Reducing the spread of infection in the workplace

In these unprecedented times, it’s more important than ever that businesses take the right measures to ensure their facilities are hygienic and that employees are safe. Those businesses that have temporarily closed and are starting to plan for when they can reopen, should think about what the workplace will look like post lockdown, and proactively take steps to ensure they reopen in the most hygienic way possible. Read More

Mild steel welding fume reclassified as a human carcinogen: How to avoid the damaging health effects of welding fume

A further look at the changes, what they mean for UK businesses and workers, and more importantly how you can ensure you comply with them. Read More

Five minutes with 3M’s Alan McArthur

Earlier this month, Alan McArthur, UK technical services supervisor for 3M’s Personal Safety division, led a webinar titled ‘An Introduction to Read More

RPE in spotlight for free 3M webinar

3M will offer an introduction to Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) in the next instalment of its Safety Spotlight Webinar Series. Read More

The importance of RPE fit testing

For Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) to protect, it must fit the user. The BSIF asks: does yours?   Alan Murray, Read More

BSIF launches free app

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has launched the BSIF iOS App, which aims to keep subscribers up to date Read More



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