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#2 WH&S Authorities Cracking Down

Due to the recent issues around silica dust in certain products, Work Place Health & Safety Regulators (WHS) have been cracking down on dust management on site of all types of dust, including the dust you can’t see.

Avoid a possible fine and ensure you:

  • Are using a Vacuum with a Hepa M or H Class Filter.
  • Sanding machines should be hooked up to an approved vacuum unit.
  • Wear appropriate FIT tested mask (half face) or disposable with P1 or P2 filter. FIT Testing legislation: You have an obligation that you and your staff are meeting these standards to avoid substantial fines.

Here we have a a range of vacuums that meets this standard