Vehicle exhaust extraction blogs

  • TÜV SÜD certification affirms Plymovent’s quality-driven approach
    TÜV SÜD certification affirms Plymovent’s quality-driven approach 06 September 2021

    Recently Plymovent received the renowned TÜV SÜD certification. To get this TÜV SÜD certificate several Plymovent systems were tested for safety and the production locations were monitored in Troisdorf (Germany) and Lamphun (Thailand). This shows that our products adhere to high-quality standards and have a proven track record in the challenging industry of exhaust extraction systems and products. In this article, we will explain what TÜV and TÜV SÜD are and why getting TÜV SÜD certified matters. We will also take a quick look at the Plymovent products that received this prestigious certification.

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  • The Environmental Protection Agency
    The Environmental Protection Agency 22 October 2019

    The Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA or, more commonly, EPA) is an independent agency in the United States entrusted with the mission of protecting human health and the environment. You’re right to imagine that this can encompass many different things. They dedicate themselves to topics as diverse as air, water and land, chemicals and toxics, waste and cleanup.

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  • New Diesel Engine Technology and Ultrafine Particles
    New Diesel Engine Technology and Ultrafine Particles 11 January 2019

    Over the years, modern diesel engines have become cleaner. Or in other words: they have become less pollutable and emit less hazardous fumes. Diesel engines even emit less carbon dioxide than gasoline engines and many diesel engine manufacturers claim that most of the harm of diesel exhaust has been reduced.

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  • Helping to keep firefighters healthy during cover assignments
    Helping to keep firefighters healthy during cover assignments 21 August 2018

    Last year, leading US firefighter advocate Billy Goldfeder wrote an article on the importance of having compatible systems among fire departments with automatic or mutual aid agreements:

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  • Firefighter study points to absorption of hazardous substances through the skin
    Firefighter study points to absorption of hazardous substances through the skin 08 December 2017

    Removing turnout gear immediately after fighting a fire can greatly reduce skin absorption of cancer-causing compounds, according to a study from the University of Ottawa.

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  • Hazards due to diesel fumes are still insufficiently prevented
    Hazards due to diesel fumes are still insufficiently prevented 17 October 2017

    In workplaces such as garages, bus depots and warehouses there is a lot of pollution, caused by diesel engines. The engines produce toxic gases and particulates, that can cause serious health risks and legal liability. Although it is well known that fumes are toxic and protective measures should be taken, that isn’t always done.

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  • NIOSH Health Hazard Reports (HHEs) underscore need for firefighters to use diesel exhaust extraction systems
    NIOSH Health Hazard Reports (HHEs) underscore need for firefighters to use diesel exhaust extraction systems 17 October 2017

    Two NIOSH Health Hazard Reports (HHEs) recommend that fire stations are equipped with diesel exhaust extraction systems, and to encourage regular use, even when firefighters are conducting routine running of the apparatus during equipment checks.

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