New Alpha Sentinel range protects against some of the most dangerous respiratory hazards at work
UK personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturers Globus Group have launched a new range of face masks to protect workers against hazardous substances found in the workplace, such as diesel fumes and coal and silica dust. The Alpha Sentinel range has been designed for superior fit and comfort for workers, especially those wearing the masks for long periods of time, to help encourage good PPE compliance.
Lead product designer Josh Moffat said: ‘When it came to designing the Alpha Sentinel range, we really tried to prioritize the end-user. We know that workers are often wearing these masks for long periods of time, and so focusing on comfort and fit means that they are more likely to be worn correctly and workers can be confident that they are getting the right protection.
‘Looking beyond fit and comfort, we also know that another big reason for PPE non-compliance is masks getting too hot, so we have designed our unique large exhalation valve to minimize heat and moisture build-up. We really believe that the design innovations we have been able to make with the Alpha Sentinel masks are going to make a huge difference to the workers using these products every day.’
Alpha Sentinel full and half face masks, which are the first Globus product range to be designed and manufactured entirely in the UK, come with a range of changeable filters to protect against solid particulates, liquid particulates, gases, and vapours, and are suitable for use in a wide variety of industry settings.