— Mike Clayton contributes to the protection debate

Mike Clayton (President of the ISRP and Technical Team Leader of the PPE Team, Engineering and Personal Safety Unit, Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton, England) has written an article on the well-known SHP (Safety & Health Practitioner) blog.


Why can't we get respiratory protection right?

In a recent blog HSL’s John Saunders talked about the role of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) in protecting workers’ health. This blog continues the theme of reducing inhalation exposure with the use of respiratory protection equipment (RPE).

Read the blog HERE


— JUST OUT: New Journal (2014-2 issue)

Non-members: Read the abstracts for free

ISRP members: Complete journal in members-only section

— New website for Korea Section

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Check it out! Click on the picture.

— Incoming International Board

Incoming Board

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Back row (left to right): Mike Williams (Europe), Craig Colton, Graham Powe (Australasia), Lars Ronner (Vice President), Geoff Betsinger (Past President), Simon Smith (Americas)

Front row (left to right): Toshihiko Myojo (Asia), Stuart Harris (Europe), Bill Newcomb (Secretary-Treasurer), Mike Clayton, (President), Karen Long (Europe), Yoshimi Matsumura (Asia), Claire Hemmings (Europe), Hiroshi Yamada (Asia) and Hisashi Yuasa (Asia).

Not shown in the photo: Maryann D'Alessandro (Americas), Rich Metzler (Americas), Leif Ekman (Australasia), Hyunwook Kim (Korea), Seong-Kyu Kang (Korea), Don-Hee Han (Korea), Chih-Chieh Chen (Greater Chinese)

— Prague Conference NOW OVER

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The Prague Conference is now over.
Click on the picture for photos & wrap-up


— Presentations from the European Section's spring meeting in Cardiff, Wales Complete PowerPoint presentations are available from the European Section's Reports Page. go there

— OUT NOW! The latest issue of the ISRP Journal (released January 2014)

Read abstracts

The full text of the most recent issue of the Journal (2014-1) is now available in the secure members-only section. go there

If you are not a member, you can still read all the abstracts of the latest issues of the Journal of the International Society for Respiratory Protection:



— Several updates and presentations from the Americas Section AGM


The Americas Section of the ISRP held its AGM in Pittsburgh on the 19th September 2013.

Read agenda, updates, abstracts and see full presentations from the Americas website. go there

— New Korea Section has now been established

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We are very excited to announce the addition of this new section of the ISRP. Dr Hyunwook Kim is the section president and they currently have over 30 members. This is a great addition to ISRP. Our President, Geoff Betsinger, attended their first Seminar on 4 July 2013 and was really impressed with the presentations and participation. (Click on the picture to see a full-size image.)

The Korea Section can be contacted by emailing korea@isrp.com

— ISRP joins LinkedIn network community

The ISRP now has a presence in the LinkedIn business network. See how you can benefit from this world-wide community, and select 'Join LinkedIn' if you like what you see. go there

The ISRP will also join Facebook and Twitter communities in the near future.

— Minutes from Boston AGM Full minutes from the Boston 2012 meet are now available from the members-only section. go there  
— New letterheads New Society letterheads (A4 and US-Letter sizes) reflecting the new Board of Directors are now ready to use from the members-only section. go there  
— Newest membership lists: October 2014 All the updated members' lists for all Sections (including the newly established Korea and Greater China) are available from the members-only section. go there  
—ISRP logos
ISRP logos in a variety of designs, sizes and file formats are available to members from the secure section. Section logos can be obtained here, as can the PROUD MEMBER logo. Go there Proud member
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