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Exclusive distributorship with Fantech Pty. Ltd.

14 Sep 2018 Distributors

Plymovent announces exclusive distributorship with Fantech Pty. Ltd. for Australia and New Zealand.

Vehicle exhaust extraction in fire stations

Helping to keep firefighters healthy during cover assignments

21 Aug 2018 Product development

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:

Welding and cutting fume removal

Supplied air respirators provide the best all-around protection

23 Jul 2018 Health risks

Welders must be protected against hazardous welding fumes. Depending on the welding environment or how and what is welded, welders can be protected by systems for source extraction and general filtration and ventilation. Also, they can be protected by respiratory protective equipment (RPE), such as welding helmets with fresh air supply. Supplied air respirators are known to provide the best all-around protection for the welders themselves

Welding and cutting fume removal

Welders themselves see 'health' issues as longer term and thus less salient

27 Feb 2018 Health risks

Nowadays, everybody knows that welding fumes are very dangerous and that all kinds of protective measures should be taken and respected during work. In other blogs on this site, you can read more about those dangers and risks. But is everybody really aware of the importance of those protective measures such as PPE and local exhaust ventilation? The answers of welders themselves are surprising…

Welding and cutting fume removal

At source extraction is the recommended method for weld fume extraction

16 Feb 2018 Health risks

In buildings where welding is carried out, temperature control and problems of airborne contamination are important, and the provision of clean air increases. Although fresh air is usually supplied by general ventilation, the sole use of general ventilation for airborne pollutant control in welding is usually ineffective.

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Firefighter study points to absorption of hazardous substances through the skin

8 Dec 2017 Health risks

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.

Welding and cutting fume removal

Different possibilities to reduce the risks of welding fumes

24 Nov 2017 Health risks

To extract welding fumes and protect the welder, at source ventilation is always the most efficient and safe way. In addition, all kinds of measures can be taken to reduce welding fumes and its risks.

Welding and cutting fume removal

Coatings on metal make the composition of welding fumes more dangerous

31 Oct 2017 Health risks

Welding fumes contain oxides of the metals in the materials being welded. If not protected by personal protection equipment and proper ventilation measures, a welder and his surrounding are exposed to several health risks by the oxides of the metals.

Vehicle exhaust removal

Hazards due to diesel fumes are still insufficiently prevented

17 Oct 2017 Health risks

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.

Vehicle exhaust extraction in fire stations

NIOSH Reports underscore need for firefighters to use diesel exhaust extraction systems

17 Oct 2017 Health risks

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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