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How to protect your lungs at work

Introduction to the LOcHER kit

Professor David Fishwick introduces the LOcHER demonstration kit on “How to protect your lungs at work.” This introduction is followed by five short demonstration films by the professor, to explain various ways of protecting our lungs at work.

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Why do we need to breathe?

Professor David Fishwick explains, using a simple LOcHER experiment, that work caused ill-health can prevent us delivering that precious oxygen to our bodies.

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How do our lungs work?

Professor David Fishwick uses a simple LOcHER experiment to demonstrate how our lungs work to deliver oxygen to our bodies.

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How does dust damage our lungs?

Professor David Fishwick explains, using simple LOcHER experiments, how fine dust can easily be created at work and when it enters our respiratory system, it can cause damage to our lungs leading to breathing problems.

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Local Exhaust Ventilation

Professor David Fishwick uses a simple LOcHER experiment to demonstrate the vital importance of correctly using Local Exhaust Ventilation hoods, to protect our lungs from damages caused by dusts at work.

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Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)

Professor David Fishwick uses simple LOcHER experiments to demonstrate the vital importance of good face seal when using respiratory protective equipment (RPE) to protect our lungs from damages caused by dust.

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