Category Archives: Breathing

Protecting your workers from construction dust

The Construction Dust Partnership, 3M and Dustcontrol UK join forces to spread the message on hazardous construction dust with free webinar To register for the free webinar, visit https://go.3M.com/construction-dust Why protect workers from construction dust? Construction dust is not just a nuisance; it can be a major health hazard. Every year, around 450 people die from … Continue reading Protecting your workers from construction dust

Lung Cancer and the Risk of Respiratory Disease

November is a now famous for being the time of ‘Movember’ the cause that addresses men’s health issues. But you might not be aware that November is also Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer accounts for about 22 percent of all cancer deaths*, and is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both … Continue reading Lung Cancer and the Risk of Respiratory Disease

Meet the man behind the mask

When he’s developing a new respirator, 3M scientist John Bryant takes his work home with him, wearing the prototype to go running and cycling and even to knock down walls! Explained John: “I find that wearing the test respirator in real life conditions, such as a hot and sweaty gym or doing a spot of … Continue reading Meet the man behind the mask