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Over 31% of workers in the Waste and Recycling sector are exposed to Infectious Materials for at least 25% of the time. This compares with just under 10% for industry in general. With such a high risk factor, the correct selection of Personal Protective Equipment is paramount.[more]
Incredibly, the importance of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) can be traced back to the Romans when Pliny the Elder (A.D. 23-79) described miners wearing animal bladder skins to protects against the inhalation of red lead oxide dust. Today, RPE is commonplace in manufacturing and recycling operations, providing protection against a wide range of airborne hazards.[more]
A Face Mask protects against 5 main airborne hazards: Dusts, Mists, Fumes, Vapour, and Gas. Selecting the right type of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) needed to provide suitable protection can be difficult. The following explains the different classifications.[more]
The need for Personal Protective Equipment at work is often overlooked.
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