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Webinars are becoming an increasingly important for the health and safety industry, and HSM is continuing to bring you a wide-range of educational content in this format. Here are some of the upcoming dates for your diary.

Fire Safety in Historic Premises 17 October 2019 at 10:30am.
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Top 10 Issues in Manufacturing Safety
29 October 2019 at 10:30am.
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Managing the impacts of Health & Safety Investigations
26 November 2019 at 10:30am.
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Are you getting the maximum benefits out of your head protection?
14 November 2019 at 10:30am.
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Maintec 2019
NEC, Birmingham
30th - 31th October 2019
Five figure fine after employee loses arm

A COUNTY Antrim man was fined £20,000 after an employee had his left arm amputated by a screw auger conveyor.

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Responding to workplace incidents

A PRACTICAL guide to dealing with health and safety incidents at work, by Sally Hancock, partner at law firm BLM.

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Major awards for IOSH

IOSH CHIEF Executive Bev Messinger has been named ‘Rising CEO Star’ at the Charity Times Awards 2019.

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Trainee worker suffered life-changing injuries

MASHER BROTHERS Limited was sentenced after a trainee worker suffered life-changing injuries when his hand was caught in a rip saw.

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Research shows city drivers at pollution risk

THE LIVES of professional drivers working in congested cities such as London are being put at risk due to exposure to black carbon levels that are on average a third higher than would be experienced at a busy roadside, according to new research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress today.

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Learn to measure noise in a day

Find all the answers you need about workplace noise measurement and how to stay HSE compliant from noise at work measurement specialists, Pulsar Instruments, when you attend their One-Day Noise Awareness Courses in 2020.

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Schmersal launches first ex-proof RFID safety sensor

At Motek 2019, the Schmersal Group is showcasing the first RFID-based safety sensor which has been designed in accordance with ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU and can be used in EX zones 2 (gas EX, category 3G) and 22 (dust EX, category 3D).

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How dust harms the human body

Dust is seen as something irritating rather than harmful. It's practically everywhere, so we don't really pay it enough attention – or consider how overexposure to dust in the workplace can lead to poor health. That's right – dust is actually a very dangerous substance that impacts the lives of millions of people.

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Personal exposure monitoring in confined spaces

Broadly speaking, a confined space is an area that is large enough for a worker to enter and do work, but that is difficult to get in and out of easily and is not designed or intended for regular occupancy.

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Improving productivity, efficiency and reputation

Could your business benefit from greater productivity, increased efficiency, reduced costs, enhanced reputation and a safer workplace?

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Save up to 30% on a new sound meter

Is it time to replace your old noise measurement equipment? Are you risking your employees hearing by having sound meters that are not legally compliant?

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Safety innovation from Bollé Safety

Bollé Safety has developed the Tryon trilogy to provide the wearer with the highest levels of protection, style and comfort and at the same time offering exceptional value for money.

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Data logging instrument for dust surveys

CASELLA'S MICRODUST Pro is a real-time hand-held, data logging instrument for the detection of airborne dusts, fumes and aerosols. It is ideal for walk-through surveys and for checking the effectiveness of control measures.

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Advancements in HAV management

At HAVi technology never stands still; constant development and product innovation is required to keep ahead of the curve when it comes HAV management.

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Ruth Lee & ISO 9001 Quality Standards

UK based manikin and training aid manufacturer Ruth Lee uses ISO 9001 to ensure they are providing consistent quality to the country's most important national services.

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