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HSE WARNING regarding KN95 face masks – IMPORTANT

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… Continue reading

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Fit2Fit scheme update, Alan Murray CEO (Health & Safety Matters, June 2019)

The latest edition of HSM is now available to download from the BSIF website or by clicking HERE FROM THE CEO’S DESK  Companies that have chosen to use Respiratory Protective Equipment need to ensure it is fit tested on the wearer’s face. Here, Alan Murray looks at the growth of the Fit2Fit scheme, and how you can comply with the law.  IN THE UK if an employer has chosen to use Respiratory   Protective Equipment (RPE)… Continue reading

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2019 BOHS course schedule

Here are Gully Howard Technical’s 2019 dates for all W modules for our BOHS Occupational Hygiene courses. You can request a copy via our contacts page here You can download this flyer in PNG or PDF here To book your place simply select your course via the Occupational Hygiene page and follow the instructions. you can also give us a call on 02392 728040 if you would prefer to chat to one of our training team.… Continue reading

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Fit2Fit RPE testing & training

Gully Howard Technical are proud to provide both Fit2Fit approved Quantitative (Ambient Particle Counting) Method & The Qualitative Method training courses. We provide accredited Fit2Fit professionals to deliver training. The Fit2Fit RPE Fit Test Providers Accreditation Scheme is designed to confirm the competency of any person performing facepiece fit testing. It is a legal requirement that workers using tight fitting respiratory protective equipment (face pieces/masks) must be fit tested by a competent person. This requirement… Continue reading

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