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    How to choose the right dust mask

    When working in an environment where there is potential for you to breathe in a range of dust, vapours, fumes and spores, industry bodies and the Health and Safety Executive of the employer are committed to reducing damage caused to the lungs by such airborne contaminants. 

    Nitrile, Latex or Vinyl Gloves: What's the difference?

    When looking for disposable gloves there are few different choices of materials, nitrile, latex and vinyl. It can be hard to know which one to choose, let's take a look at the differences.

    Why you need to stop buying cheap safety glasses

    Safety glasses are an essential piece of PPE when carrying out any work that involves machinery or equipment. But do you fully understand eye protection or do you just grab the cheapest ones you can find?

    Which ear defenders to use?

    Hearing loss caused by work is preventable, but once your hearing has gone it will not come back. Around 17,000 people in the UK suffer deafness, ringing in the ears or other ear conditions caused by excessive noise at work. There are different products on the market available for protecting your hearing in the workplace, depending on your environment, the job you are doing and the length of time you are doing the job. Each ear protection product has an SNR rating.

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    The Univar blog has been created to provide a platform to put our technical articles and news updates that help you to stay informed and up to date.

    The blog features technical articles about how to use products, advice for doing tasks and guest articles from industry experts and brands.

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