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We’re thrilled to announce our expansion into the northern UK, bringing our top-notch training courses right to your doorstep. As a leader in the field of occupational hygiene and asbestos training, we’re dedicated to ensuring safer workplaces and equipping professionals with the skills they need to excel. 🌟 What We Offer: Comprehensive Occupational Hygiene Training: Elevate your expertise with our in-depth courses covering air quality, chemical exposure, noise control, and more. Asbestos Management Excellence: Master …

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It’s here! The second edition of the HSG238 Asbestos Analysts Guide! ‘The guidance has been updated to take account of findings from Health and Safety Executive (HSE) interventions and developments in analytical procedures and methodology. It provides clarification on technical and personal safety issues, especially in relation to sampling and 4-stage clearances. New information on sampling soils for asbestos is included. The guidance is designed to assist analysts in complying with their legal obligations. The …

Asbestos: The Analysts’ Guide (Second edition) Published May 2021 Read more »

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Check out BOHS CEO Kevin Bampton chatting with FAAM Deputy Registrar & Gully Howard Technical Managing Director, Jonathan Grant about driving professionalism in the asbestos sector, in particular the reason why #FAAM was set up & how it can make a difference for all professionals involved in the #asbestos industry. Continue reading

If there is one thing all of us have learned during this past year, it’s that looking after our health and the health of others is all about minimising risk as much as reasonably practicable.   COVID-19 has shown us that not everyone is at the same level of risk from any particular hazard. We’ve known for a long time that smoking, not exercising and eating unhealthily are all detrimental on their own, but together each …

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How Kitchen Worktops and Stone-Washed Jeans are increasingly a matter of life and death. Immediate action could save countless lives The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection and the UK’s leading scientific society on workplace health exposures has written to MPs to urge them to take immediate action to prevent avoidable deaths and illness caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica. This is the dust created by cutting stone and stone-based substances, …

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Use of face masks designated KN95 A substantial number of face masks, claiming to be of KN95 standards, provide an inadequate level of protection and are likely to be poor quality products accompanied by fake or fraudulent paperwork. These face masks may also be known as filtering facepiece respirators. Health and Safety Executive – Safety alert Department Name: EPD – PPE Team Bulletin No: STSU1 – 2020 Issue Date: June 2020 Target Audience: All industry …

HSE WARNING regarding KN95 face masks – IMPORTANT Read more »

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