HSE RSS feeds » Respiratory protective equipment http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Updated online Asbestos Essentials for Non-Licensed work with asbestos http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/essentials#comments Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:30 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58146 Asbestos Essentials online task sheets provide information for those in the building maintenance and allied trades on safe work with asbestos.  The suite of free-to-download HSE Asbestos Essentials task sheets has been reviewed and updated.  There is more emphasis on the importance of appropriate information, instruction and training. The sheets now indicate whether specific tasks are likely to be Non-Licensed or Notifiable Non-Licensed work (or when work requires the services of a licensed contractor).  A revised edition of the hard copy priced publication, HSG210, will be available at a later date.

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HSL: Measurements of Hazardous Substance Exposures – Buxton, 10 Oct 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/measurement-of-hazardous-substance-exposures#comments Mon, 28 Aug 2017 15:11:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=58042 This course is designed to give health and safety professionals a clear view of how exposure measurement can help them better understand and control the health risks posed by hazardous substances.

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EXTENDED EARLY BIRD OFFER – Workplace Healthy Lungs Summit 2017 – Ends 21 Sept 2017 https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs https://www.hsl.gov.uk/healthy-lungs#comments Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:15:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57945 Lung disease remains a serious problem in the workplace. This Summit will describe what HSE is doing about it, what you can do about it, and what science and evidence can tell us.

Early Bird registration up until 21st September 2017 is £350. Standard registration from 22nd September is £425.

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HSL: PPE Essentials – Buxton, 12-13 Sept 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/ppe-essentials#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:21:51 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57849 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of PPE and its limitations, so that you can use PPE as an effective workplace control measure. It will provide training in what a successful PPE programme is, what you need to consider, and what actions are required. The course includes hands-on elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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HSL: RPE Fit Test-Introduction – Buxton, 20 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction-#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:06:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57847 This is in an introductory course which will provide a good foundation on which to build practical fit testing skills. To become a competent fit tester will require considerable additional practice and experience.

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HSL: RPE Essentials – Buxton, 18-19 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:40:23 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57841 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and how it can be used effectively in the workplace as a control measure. It will provide training in correctly selecting adequate and suitable RPE (following the principles of HSG 53 and COSHH essentials), and how it should be used and maintained. The course will include practical elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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HSL: COSHH Training – Practical Assessment and Control – Buxton, 21-22 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/coshh-training---practical-assessment-and-control#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:55:48 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52923 This two day course gives detailed and practical training on carrying out COSHH assessments and, crucially, putting the assessment into practice to control substances hazardous to health.

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HSL: RPE Fit Test – Introduction – Buxton, 23 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction-#comments Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:20:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52853 This is in an introductory course which will provide a good foundation on which to build  practical fit testing skills. To become a competent fit tester will require considerable additional practice and experience.

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HSL: RPE Fit Testing – Advanced 2 day course in quantitative (Portacount) and qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 27-28 June 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing---advanced-2-day-course-in-quantitative-(portacount)-and-qualitative-fit-testing http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing---advanced-2-day-course-in-quantitative-(portacount)-and-qualitative-fit-testing#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:58:34 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52774 This is a 2-day advanced course covering both quantitative (Portacount) and qualitative fit testing methods. All course presenters are Fit2Fit accredited fit testers and some were actively involved in the development of the Fit2Fit scheme and are members of the Fit2Fit technical committee.

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HSL: RPE Fit Testing – Advanced 1 day course in qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 27 June 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing-%E2%80%93-advanced-1-day-course-in-qualitative-fit-testing http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing-%E2%80%93-advanced-1-day-course-in-qualitative-fit-testing#comments Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:56:57 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52772 This is a 1-day advanced course covering the qualitative fit testing method only. All course presenters are Fit2Fit accredited fit testers and some were actively involved in the development of the Fit2Fit scheme and are members of the Fit2Fit techical committee.

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HSL: Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) – Health Surveillance and Exposure Control – Buxton, 17 Jan 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/respirable-crystalline-silica-(rcs)---health-surveillance-and-exposure-control http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/respirable-crystalline-silica-(rcs)---health-surveillance-and-exposure-control#comments Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:23:45 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52602 This one-day course will deal with background issues, current practice and how things are changing in relation to health surveillance, particularly in light of the new HSE guidance. It will also provide information about controlling RCS exposures in the workplace.

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RR1087 – Market surveillance of FFP3 disposable resirators http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1087.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1087.htm#comments Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:34:43 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52567 Filtering Facepieces (FFPs) are disposable Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for protection against dusts, particles and aerosols. This report describes market surveillance testing of samples of ten FFP3 respirator models from ten different manufacturers that are available on the UK market.

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HSL: RPE Fit Test – Introduction – HSL Buxton, 3 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction-#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:16:49 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52366 This course will explain the importance of fit testing, the responsibilities of employers and introduce the various fit testing methods.

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HSL: RPE Essentials – HSL Buxton, 1-2 Nov 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials#comments Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:01:26 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52360 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and how it can be used effectively in the workplace as a control measure.

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Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) essentials – Buxton, 14-15 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-essentials#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 12:55:18 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51632 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and will include practical elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) fit test: Introduction – Buxton, 16 June 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-test---introduction-#comments Fri, 06 May 2016 12:45:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51628 This course will explain the importance of RPE testing, the responsibilities of employers and introduce the various fit testing methods. This is in an introductory course which will provide a good foundation on which to build practical fit testing skills.

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RPE fit testing: Advanced course in qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 18 May 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing-%E2%80%93-advanced-1-day-course-in-qualitative-fit-testing http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing-%E2%80%93-advanced-1-day-course-in-qualitative-fit-testing#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:08:03 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51449 This one-day advanced course covers the qualitative fit testing method.

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RPE fit testing – Advanced course in quantitative and qualitative fit testing – Buxton, 18-19 May 2016 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing---advanced-2-day-course-in-quantitative-(portacount)-and-qualitative-fit-testing http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/rpe-fit-testing---advanced-2-day-course-in-quantitative-(portacount)-and-qualitative-fit-testing#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:05:46 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51455 This two-day advanced course covers both quantitative (PortaCount) and qualitative fit testing methods.

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Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Fit Test: Introduction – HSL Buxton, 26 November 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-fit-test-introduction.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-fit-test-introduction.htm#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:50:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50073 Tight-fitting RPE needs to fit the wearer’s face well in order to work correctly and provide the expected protection. This course will explain the importance of fit testing, the responsibilities of employers and introduce the various fit testing methods.

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Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Essentials – HSL Buxton, 24-25 November 2015 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-essentials-course.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-essentials-course.htm#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:45:47 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50070 This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and how it can be used effectively in the workplace as a control measure. It will provide training in correctly selecting adequate and suitable RPE and incorporate practical elements to enhance learning and provide practical skills.

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