Welfare units provide workers with essential facilities when working on site, such as a toilet and washroom area, a cooking area, and a resting area. Employers must meet the legal duty of care requirements for their employees by providing these … Continue reading What is a Mobile Welfare Unit?
We all know how vital Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is when working with hazardous materials, but do you know how often it needs to be tested and maintained to ensure that it works efficiently? Our experts at Thermac have written … Continue reading How Often Should RPE be Tested?
When individuals work in high-risk environments with hazardous airborne materials such as asbestos or silica dust, precautions must be taken to ensure health and safety. A lower pressure sprayer/fogger is one such way that individuals can do this. In this … Continue reading What is a Low Pressure Sprayer?
Consumable performance is always taken seriously at Thermac. Environmental safety is a priority and we always strive to purchase the best and most reliable products. Recently, we undertook independent testing on our 800g polythene, a well used product in the … Continue reading Thermac Undertakes Independent Polythene Consumable Testing
Every year, our team decides on a charity to support, usually a cause that is close to our colleagues hearts. Through contributions at our monthly dress down days, we’re delighted to be able to donate 2022’s fund to Sands United. … Continue reading Thermac donates to Sands United
Avoid down time on site, and keep your projects running on time with this handy guide to decontamination unit cold weather drain down procedures from Thermac Hire. At the end of the day, drain your boiler. It’s vital that when … Continue reading Tips to Keep Mobile Decon Units Running in Cold Weather
It is vitally important to protect your lungs and airways from harmful particles, such as asbestos and silica when working with hazardous substances. As such, fitted respiratory equipment must be correctly fitted to the face. In this article, we discuss … Continue reading Do You Have to Shave for a Face Fit Test?
The terms mould removal and mould remediation are often used interchangeably, but are they the same thing? What’s the difference? In this article, our experts explain the difference between mould removal and remediation, and which service you would need to … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Mould Removal and Mould Remediation?
Some workplaces environments have a higher risk of exposure to harmful and hazardous materials, such as asbestos. As such, some environments and jobs require that a mobile decontamination unit be present on-site and, in some cases, that all workers use … Continue reading What is a Mobile Decontamination Unit?
The strict regulatory world relating to the removal of hazardous materials can be difficult to navigate, especially if you’re new to the field. In this article, we discuss what a H-type vacuum cleaner is, when you would typically use one, … Continue reading What is a H-Type Vacuum?