Tag Archives: respiratory protection

What is fit testing?

How to fit test correctly to ensure full safety

Your guide to fit testing and how to do it correctly If you need to wear RPE for your job then it’s essential that it provides you with adequate protection and that fit testing is carried out prior to wearing. If fit testing isn’t carried out properly then the RPE can’t protect you if it […]

Multiple safety failings lead to construction company being fined

multiple safety failings by Stockport house builders Sherwood homes

Stockport construction company fined for multiple safety failings A house building company from Stockport have been fined for committing multiple safety failings on two of their construction sites. Sherwood Homes Limited were building residential homes at sites in Preston and Tarporley. The HSE carried out inspections at both sites and discovered workers were exposed to various […]

Guide to ensuring worker safety outdoors

Guide to ensuring worker safety outdoors - Construction worker

Follow our tips to enable worker safety outdoors The majority of people who work outdoors are employed within the construction and agricultural industries. These workers work through all seasons and all kinds of weather, often working long hours. As such, there are some risks involved, so it’s important that as an employer you do your […]

Respiratory Protection Information

Sundstrom SR100 respirator p3 filter mask

Respiratory Protection Information – selecting a respirator Workplace conditions such as temperature, humidity and work rate affect wearer comfort and the relevance of the different respirator features that are available. A respirator must allow you the freedom to communicate easily with colleagues and fit well with the rest of your safety equipment. Achieving a good […]

A guide to choosing the correct RPE

A GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE CORRECT RPE - MAN WEARING RPE MASK

A GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE CORRECT RPE Choosing the correct RPE means adequate RPE which is right for the particular hazard faced and is capable of reducing exposure to the level required to protect the wearer’s health. To find adequate RPE, employers should first narrow down their options to include only those that are capable […]

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