The UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) will adopt EU Directive 2017/164 which establishes new ‘indicative occupational exposure limit values’ (IOELVs) for a number of toxic substances. This decision complies with Articles 2 and 7 of the Directive requiring Member States to establish the new occupational exposure limit values within national standards by August 21st 2018 (mining and tunnelling applications do not need to comply until 2023). More details can be seen here - https://osha.europa.eu/en/legislation/directive/directive-2017164eu-indicative-occupational-exposure-limit-values
We get a lot of questions on rescue teams and our previous post about it, so we decided to write an additional post on this.
Personal Gas Detection is used in a huge amount of applications from construction to petro-chemical, from pharmaceutical to agriculture and everywhere in between.
It is very useful warning system that prevents us from being harmed by unsafe gas levels in the atmosphere, but unless we are using it properly it may not actually be looking after us at all.
With an increasing number of Confined Space course providers in the market place, as well as more and more companies stipulating their own specification of confined space training, there can be confusion around how courses interlink.
Breathing Air Compressors provide an excellent form of long duration breathing air supply. These units compress, clean and dry the surrounding air and feed it to the Breathing Air users, rather than regulating a high pressure cylinder bank to a pressure suitable for Breathing Apparatus as an Breathing Air Trailer does.