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Protect from the risks of work related Respiratory Disease

by Sean
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

by Sean

Face Fit Testing UK are holding an ‘open’ Face Fit testing day for local tradesmen, workers and employees in the West Sussex area. ______________________ Face Fit Testing Open Day Where:  Alpha Training Academy, Poling, West Sussex BN18 9QA When:   Friday 1 December – 9.00am – 4.00pm Cost:      £49.95 +vat (deposit of £20.00 payable at time […]

FAQs about Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)

by Sean

The HSE website provides this useful list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the use of Respitory 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? […]

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) – The basics

by Sean

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: […]