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FAQs about Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)

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The HSE website provides this useful list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the use of Respiratory¬†Protective Equipment.¬†¬† The information is split into information for Employers, and for Employees. Employers When should I provide RPE? Why is RPE the last resort or last line of protection? What should I do before deciding to use RPE? Can […]

Protect from the risks of work related Respiratory Disease

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Face Fit Testing

Each year workers suffer from illnesses caused or made worse by their current or most recent job. Many workers also suffer ill health from workplace exposures – some working environments can cause life threatening diseases such as Work Related Lung Disease. High risk tasks associated with Work Related Lung Disease include; cutting, drilling and sanding. […]

Need a Face Fit Test? Open Day in West Sussex

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Face Fit Testing UK hold regular ‘Open Face Fit testing days’ for local tradesmen, workers and employees in the West Sussex area. To book your place and time slot – call Claire on 01903 871381 or email info@facefittestinguk.co.uk Face fit is a legal requirement and is covered by HSE legislation. Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) must […]

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) – The basics

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Work activities may result in harmful substances contaminating the air in the form of dust, mist, gas or fume. For example: cutting a material such as stone, concrete or wood using a liquid containing volatile solvents handling a dusty powder Workers may also need to work in areas where oxygen levels are low, for example: […]