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Breath test could help identify millions of new cases of lung disease

Breath test could help identify millions of new cases of lung disease

The Taskforce for Lung Health has called for an inexpensive breath test to be widely used in GP practices, community health services and hospitals to improve the diagnosis of lung disease.

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Brexit – What will happen to Chemical Regulations?

Brexit – What will happen to Chemical Regulations?

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs met in London this month to discuss the impact a no-deal Brexit would have on chemical regulations in the UK.

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UPDATE: HSE chemical exposure limits

UPDATE: HSE chemical exposure limits

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have updated an important document outlining safe exposure limitations for hazardous chemicals – altering regulatory guidelines for 31 chemicals/gases.

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NEW: Free Chemical Filter eBook

NEW: Free Chemical Filter eBook

Respiratory Protection Equipment (RPE) is fundamental in protection against chemical hazards - protecting staff from potentially fatal respiratory conditions and side-effects.

But only if used correctly.

Download our Respiratory Chemical Hazard eBook for free today.

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HSE reveal new workplace H&S stats for 2018

HSE reveal new workplace H&S stats for 2018
The Health and Safety Executive have released new statistics summarizing health and safety incidents at work in Britain for the year 2017-2018. Read more »

COPD Awareness Month

COPD Awareness Month
November 2018 marks COPD Awareness Month, an internationally-recognized annual event to raise the exposure of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Read more »

The Clean Killer

The Clean Killer

A recent study published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reveals that people who work as cleaners, and those that regularly use cleaning agents at home, appear to experience an accelerated decline in lung functionality over time comparable to smoking.

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“Construction company fined after undertaking unlicensed asbestos work”

“Construction company fined after undertaking unlicensed asbestos work”
Despite the dangers of asbestos being relatively well-known in the UK, yet another construction company has been fined this month for carrying out unlicensed work with asbestos. Read more »

Coughing teddy raises awareness of pollution

Coughing teddy raises awareness of pollution
An animatronic teddy bear is helping to raise awareness of inner city pollution levels across the UK. Read more »

HSE target respiratory hazards in construction

HSE target respiratory hazards in construction
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has launched a new campaign focusing on the potential dangers of dust in the construction industry. Read more »
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