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Employers have a duty of care to protect their employees while at work. This section is intended to provide a summary reference guide to current legislation.

Legislation & Standards

European Directive (PDF, 0.5MB)
CE Marking (PDF, 0.5MB)
Further Information (PDF, 0.4MB)
Personal Protective Equipment (PDF, 0.5MB) Selecting and specifying the appropriate respiratory protective equipment may appear daunting, with multiple factors to consider. This link contains an overview of PPE regulations and CE marking.
COSHH Regulations (PDF, 0.4MB) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. Understand how the changes to these regulations affect you.
Control of Noise at Work Regulations (PDF, 0.5MB) Useful information when controlling noise hazards on site.
Respirable Crystalline Silica Technical Bulletin (PDF, 0.2MB)



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Title: Knowing your options: Selecting the correct respiratory protective equipment
Date: October 20th, 2016
Time: 12.00 - 1.00 pm