UK training provider promotes use of lead-based solder

BPEC, ‘an industry-leading provider of qualifications, assessments and learning materials’, appear to condone the use of lead solder in their training materials. In a their publication ‘Essential Plumbing Skills Development for Copper Pipe Installation’ (page 7), which can be seen by clicking the link or the excerpt below, BPEC state that “leaded solder is beneficial to achieve early […]

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World Plumbing Day 2018

World Plumbing Day (11 March 2018) celebrates one of the most important professions for human flourishing – plumbing. The importance of plumbing is taken seriously across the world – especially in Hong Kong, whose fatal SARS virus outbreak in 2003 was arguably exacerbated by improper workmanship. But Hong Kong’s plumbing has been is in the […]

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