PPE for protection against asbestos fibres at work
It is estimated that asbestos related illnesses cause around 4000 deaths a year. Watch our articulated presentation to learn more about the main health effects of exposure to asbestos fibres, the key health and safety legislation that concerns asbestos, some of the places where asbestos may be present in buildings and the 3M Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that may be suitable for certain work.
Respirator Fit Testing
3M develops a new website dedicated to fit testing for industry where you can find a range of support materials all in one place!
3M has it covered
3M, the diversified technology company, has introduced 11 new protective coveralls as part of its 'total solution'in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
3M™ Cool Flow™ Valve
The 3M™ Cool Flow™ Valve is designed to release your hot, humid exhaled breath quickly, helping to prevent an unpleasant build up of heat inside the facepiece.
NEW! 3M™ Noise Indicator NI-100EU.
The 3M™ Noise Indicator NI-100EU alerts users to potentially dangerous noise levels, helping identify areas where hearing protection may need to be worn.
Artificial Optical Radiation - Technical Note
The Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations came out in April 2010 with an aim to protect workers eyes and
skin from the risks from the hazards of Artificial Optical Radiation (AOR).
3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System
The 3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Validation System is a quick and accurate method of estimating real-ear attenuation for a given fitting of a pair of earplugs.
3M announces collaboration with Network Rail
3M has announced a new working relationship with Network Rail that has seen the accreditation
of a hands free voice communication system for machine/crane controllers and operators.
Getting the best out of reusable respirators
Reusable half-face and full-face respirators are a proven and effective means of ensuring that
workers in a variety of environments receive a clean, safe air supply. However, respirators will only offer
the wearer effective protection, with product working life maximised, if pre-use and post-use checks, care and
maintenance, and replacement of consumable parts are carried out at the right times and in the correct manner.
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