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  • Bushfires and respiratory protection

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    Bushfires are part of life in Australia. These fires can produce vast amounts of smoke, off-gases and ash and there is a need to consider the most appropriate ways of providing respiratory protection for those exposed to these contaminants.

    December 5, 2018 0 comment

  • Dust diseases clinic offers free screening services

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    A dust diseases clinic is now open on Pitt Street to provide medical access for NSW workers impacted by exposure to hazardous materials such as asbestos and silica.

    December 3, 2018 0 comment

  • 3M: respirator fit testing

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    Checking that a respirator, with a tight fitting facepiece, provides an adequate seal to the wearer’s face has long been considered best practice as part of a general respiratory protection program. This tech update contains information on some methods of fit testing and some solutions from 3M to support a fit testing regime.

    September 24, 2018 0 comment