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RPE Face Fit Tests 101: What you need to know

What is an RPE fit test? RPE: respiratory protective equipment An RPE fit test is a quick ten-minute test to check the effectiveness of an RPE mask on an individual. If the mask is deemed unfit for use another option should be tested until a suitable option is found. Qualitative (QLFT) vs Quantitative (QNFT) fit …

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2022 update to (PPER) PPE at work Regulations

April 2022 saw a shift in the 1992 Personal Protection Equipment at work Regulations (PPER). In short, the new regulations aim to protect workers on a wider scale. The responsibilities of employers have increased, in relation to the level of protection they must provide for their employees. The 1992 PPER regulation The 1992 Personal Protection …

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Top 5 Best Fire Blankets Guide: Rapid Fire Supplies

Have you decided to purchase fire blankets for your home or business? Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place! Take a closer look at our top fire blankets from FireChief to learn more… Fire Blankets For businesses As one of the first fire blankets made with the new BS …

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FFP1, FFP2, FFP3 What’s the Difference? FFP Facemasks Explained

FFP1, FFP2, FFP3 What’s the Difference? FFP Facemasks Explained Fed up with masks that don’t quite fit? Masks that feel impossible to breathe in. Masks that have that chemical smell. We are too! That’s why we supply a wide range of MOLDEX face masks that have been created with you, the wearer, at the forefront …

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Cosy Christmas or Christmas Catastrophe: Candle Fire Safety at home

By Emily France, Creative Content Curator | Safety Supplier @rapidfiresupplies | People Person | Theatre Type & Arts Supporter. Cosy Christmas or Christmas Catastrophe: Candle Fire Safety at home As the winter months creep in and holiday season draws ever closer, thousands of households across the UK dial up the heating and start lighting candles …

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The best safety glasses 2022 – Our review

The Best Safety Glasses 2021 – Our review Keeping you informed for your next project or work By Emily France – Last updated on 23/09/2021 The Best Safety Glasses 2021 and Best Safety Goggles 2021 in our short concise blog, detailing our best picks to save you time on making the right choices. Not sure …

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Top Ten Best Safety Boots 2021

Top 10 Best Safety Boots 2022

Top 10 Best Safety Boots 2021 Top 10 Best Safety Boots 2021 If you have ever dropped something on your foot (I know I have) or stood on a nail ( again I know I have!) then using safety boots in high risk areas or jobs is not going to take much convincing. Keeping your …

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The Ultimate Guide to Thermometer Guns

The Ultimate Guide to Thermometer Guns

By Emily France, Creative Content Curator | Safety Supplier @rapidfiresupplies | People Person | Theatre Type & Arts Supporter. In 2020 the outbreak of COVID-19 saw a sudden rush of companies, from restaurants to recruitment agencies, investing in a trusty thermometer gun. The promise was that if a person’s temperature reading showed below the feverish …

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Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms 101: Why do I need a CO alarm?

By Emily France, Creative Content Curator | Safety Supplier @rapidfiresupplies | People Person | Theatre Type & Arts Supporter. Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms 101: Why do I need a CO alarm? Carbon monoxide is known as ‘the silent killer’. It gained this name because we can neither see, smell nor taste this flammable gas. Each …

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