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Employers: For respiratory protective equipment to remain effective during use it should be integrated into operational procedures. You must ensure that control measures, including RPE, are properly used and not made ineffective by incorrect work practices or incorrect use.
Maintaining RPE: Maintenance may include cleaning, examination, replacement, repair and testing. The wearer may be able carry out simple maintenance (e.g. cleaning), but more intricate repairs should be carried out by a competent person.
A new #COVID-19 #RiskAssessment tool for Bulgaria is available on our OiRA platform. Add #OSH risks specific to your business to make sure your workers are safe: https://bit.ly/OiRA-COVID19-tool-BG
What works in practice to help prevent #MSDs in #healthcare sector? Our new discussion paper looks at the risks factors and highlights effective preventive approaches: https://bit.ly/EU-OSHA-publication-healthcare-MSDs #EUhealthyworkplaces
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25 years of #KAN - time to celebrate!
4 more than 125 years, we have kept workers safe across healthcare & industrial industries. Helping people get the PPE they need to stay safe is even more important today during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit https://bit.ly/3gEKwgu 4 safety resources. #AnsellProtects
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If you use respiratory protective equipment, always check your mask before you put it on, then do a fit check for a proper fit each time. Keep your mask fitted until you leave the work area or you are sure that the air is clear. Always wear your mask, even for quick jobs.
The 3M™ PELTOR™ LiteCom™ Headset features a cord-free two-way radio that allows a conversation up to 3,000 meters away - without removing your hearing protection.
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Employers: Do you check that the PPE required in the workplace is actually being used? If it isn’t, find out why. Safety signs can be a useful reminder that PPE should be worn. Consider changes in equipment, materials and methods as you may need to update what you provide.
Are you interested in membership of the British Safety Industry Federation? Find out about the benefits of membership by emailing Paul, our membership manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The new 'one metre plus' rule is now in place in England. Bright and unmissable floor signs will help inform employees, visitors and customers to keep to the appropriate social distance: http://ow.ly/c59150AsBHj
Heads-up: An #ArcFlash is usually caused by unintentional contact between an energised conductor with another conductor or an earthed surface. Short-circuit current can vaporise the conductors and produce strong magnetic fields that blow the conducting objects apart.
A free electrical safety health check is available at our valued partner, @elecsafety.
Achieving compliance with legislation such as the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 can be a complex and challenging task, but we can help you by providing clarity on compliance.
Start with our FREE #ElectricalSafety Health Check: http://ow.ly/MIQ730nUpsu
Are you familiar with the legal requirements surrounding the management of #ArcFlash risk?
Take a look at our free and updated booklet on the subject - request a copy by emailing your full business contact details to email@example.com.
HSE inspectors are committed to making sure employers are managing the #coronavirus risks that apply to their workplace. #WorkRight #workingsafely https://bit.ly/320Tb8W
Getting ready to reopen? #COVID19 guidance for community centres: http://ow.ly/6ocj50Av5FF
* Keep attendance lists of clients
* Follow physical distancing guidelines at all times
* Reassess group activities
* Clean shared items
The Chad Bradley #Scholarship encourages women pursuing a career in health and safety. 🎓 If you're studying at a Canadian university or college, learn more about applying for this $3,000 award: http://ow.ly/t11150Afur7
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