Exposure to Hazardous Substances within the workplace

Exposure to Hazardous Substances within the workplace

Exposure to hazardous substances within the workplace As a part of their continuing commitment to comply with Health and Safety Legislation, our next client instructed us to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. We travelled to Norwich to a poultry processing facility which specialised in the processing of poultry for the [...]

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Suspected pesticide contamination in a vehicle

Suspected pesticide contamination in a vehicle

What are pesticides? Pesticides are classed as a poison and unfortunately have the potential to harm more than just the ‘pests’ at which they are targeted. Pesticides are toxic therefore exposure to them can not only cause a number of health issues but is closely linked to a range of serious illnesses and diseases in [...]

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Exposure to Hazardous Substances within the workplace

Exposure to Hazardous Substances within the workplace

Exposure to substances hazardous to health in the workplace Our next project took us to Northampton where we conducted an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances in a factory. The factory of concern specialised in the manufacturing of small rubber and plastic components for the automotive and oil industry. The manufacturing site is split [...]

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Conducting a damp survey in Norwich

Conducting a damp survey in Norwich

History of high humidity and condensation A two storey town building in Norwich, has a history of high humidity and condensation in a majority of the rooms throughout the building. The building is currently occupied and operating as a dental practice. None of the members of staff had reported suffering any adverse health symptoms, however [...]

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Exposure to hazardous subtances within the workplace

exposure to hazardous substances within the workplace

Hazardous substances within the workplace Our next client contacted us with concerns regarding the hazardous substances his employees were being exposed to during a typical working day. The main hazardous substances employees are exposed to are various solvents such as; methanol, acetone, isopropyl alcohol, toluene and chloroform. These chemical compounds are used in a laboratory [...]

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High humidity and mould contamination

High humidity and mould contamination

Property suffering mould contamination In today’s article we will be discussing our recent visit to Salisbury. Our client requested our attendance at his dental practice, as it has a history of high humidity and mould contamination. It was our job to make an assessment of the indoor air quality in relation to selected biological contaminants.  [...]

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Exposure to Hazardous substances in the workplace

Exposure to Hazardous substances in the workplace

Exposure to excessive noise in workplace Matlock, Derbyshire was home to our most recent project. We were contacted and asked to attend a factory which specialises in the production and the processing of calcium carbonate, calcium oxide and dihydroxide products. The factory site consist of one process hall, bagging sheds and several ancillary buildings, offices [...]

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Evaluating the extent of water damage and fungal contamination

Evaluating the extent of water damage and fungal contamination

Flats suffering from water damage Busy London town was home to our next project. Two flats which were part of a large residential building had suffered minor water damage due to a leak from a water supply pipe to a toilet cistern. The incident was reported by the occupants of the flats and the damage [...]

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Assessment of occupational exposure to dust

Assessment of occupational exposure to dust

Exposure to dust within the workplace  Recently, we attended an open plan industrial unit as our client had concerns about the amount of dust their employees were being exposed to during their working day. Situated in a former quarry, the unit has purpose built offices and welfare facilities to the front of the unit, with [...]

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Evaluating the success of microbiological remediation

Evaluating the success of microbiological remediation Recently we travelled to London where we revisited a site where we had previously carried out a property sanitation verification. Since our last visit, the recommended remediation measures have been carried out. Our client invited us back and instructed us to evaluate the success of the microbiological remediation measures [...]

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