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The role of different types of real time monitoring in reducing workplace exposure to dust and respirable crystalline silica

The benefits and pitfalls of monitoring workplace exposure to dust are well documented and with the use of more precise terminology, visibility can be given to the different types of real-time monitoring and the associated characteristics and strengths and weaknesses. Different types of real-time monitoringReal-time monitoring should be considered an overall term for three different …

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Autumn events coming up

Safety, Health and Wellbeing LIVE | Farnborough International | 28-29 September 2022 Safety, Health and Wellbeing LIVE aims to champion excellence in workplace safety and occupational health as well as inspiring improved standards in mental health and wellbeing. Professionals responsible for health, safety and wellbeing within their organisations are invited to register their attendance to …

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Respiratory health risks from workplace dust exposure

Awareness of environmental health and air quality is increasing worldwide. Workplace dust in particular poses various health risks including respiratory problems and diseases for workers breathing dust over both short and long term. Classed as inhalable and respirable, depending on size and other physical particle characteristics, workplace dust affects the lungs in different ways. Inhalable …

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The technology behind DustCanary’s dust sampling and monitoring wearables

Workplace air sampling measures the exposure of workers to gases and dust enabling control measures to be subsequently implemented to help protect workers’ health. Breakthrough low impedance air sampling technology, developed by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) working in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, allows the production of notably compact, lightweight devices, …

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New wearable technology for workplace dust exposure protection

Access to real-time sampling and monitoring data from workplace dust exposure is a game changer for workers, employers and Occupational Hygienists alike. Practical dust sampling and monitoring from DustCanary’s new light-weight wearable devices help to mitigate the risks posed by dust across a range of work environments. Compact with no sampling tubes or waist worn …

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