New UK DVD on Respiratory safety
This three-part DVD will help you – the employer – introduce and manage the use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in your workplace.
The DVD includes:
• Protect yourself: RPE user guide – Visual demonstration of how RPE can protect the wearer, the importance of getting a good fit and the consequences of not fitting or maintaining RPE
• Introducing and managing RPE in the workplace – How a business coped with the introduction of RPE to protect their workers and how management went about achieving buy-in and cooperation from their employees to use RPE correctly. This is a real-life demonstration of HSE research on the key actions employers can take to get effective use of RPE by the workforce
• Inspecting a respiratory protective programme – Walk through of a typical HSE inspection focusing on RPE at a foundry site. It shows an HSE inspector’s use of observation and discussions with the employer and employees to establish whether the use of RPE is being managed properly