An Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

An assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances Little Hampton was home to our next project, a factory which specialises in the production of plastic components for automotive and retail industry. The client requested our services in order to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. The factory operates a continuous production with working shifts [...]

Read More

An Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Assessment of Occupational Exposure to hazardous substances

History of Hazardous Substances in building As a part of their continuing commitment to comply with Health and Safety Legislations, a company we previously undertook a Lead Survey for, invited us back in order to complete an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. Our aims for this project were to measure the concentration of [...]

Read More

Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances For our next project we were off to Great Yarmouth where we were requested to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. The building of interest was a factory which specialises in the fabrication of industrial firefighting equipment. The building consisted of four production areas; an office, [...]

Read More

Occupational Exposure Monitoring for Hazardous Fumes

dust assessment in workplace

As part of our duty to guarantee the air quality of premises around the UK, recently we were called to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances in accordance with the HSE document “Control of Substances Hazardous to Health” 2002. The overall objectives of our assessment were to measure the atmospheric concentration [...]

Read More

Diesel exhaust fumes occupational exposure evaluation of traffic enforcement officers

diesel fumes monitoring

In one of our latest project we have been appointed by HMRC to evaluate occupational exposure of traffic officers to various contaminants associated with fuel testing and vehicle diesel exhaust fumes. The officers carry out routine check of diesel fuels throughout the United Kingdom. In the course of their duties the officers can get exposed [...]

Read More

Fume testing in a lift shaft, occupational exposure assessment

fumes testing in lift

Employees working in the confined environment can often be at higher risk from exposure to hazardous substances than others. The confined environment has a limited means of ventilation and hazardous substance can accumulated rather quickly. We have carried of fume testing of lift shaft engineers in a high-riser building in central London. Our task was to [...]

Read More

Crystalline silica dust monitoring in a quarry

respirable crystaline silica

Stone excavation and quarrying is an inherently dangerous operation. In addition to the most obvious hazards associated with this work the less obvious but equally important is exposure to silica dust. Many operation performed on quarry site from drilling, excavating, crushing, screening and grinding can produce significant levels of respirable silica dust. Further, bulk material [...]

Read More

Indoor air quality plan for student accommodation block

indoor air quality plan

I have recently prepared in indoor air quality plan for a newly constructed student accommodation block for a large university. The student accommodation building consisted of almost 80 studios and over 60 bedroom spread over 5 floors. The accommodation block was located in vicinity of the university but not on the main university campus. There [...]

Read More

Exposure to plastic fumes in injection moulding

I have been invited to carry out an occupation exposure assessment in a large manufacturing building. My customer was carrying out a variety of processes some of which represented a significant exposure and health risk to his employees. In this project I have assess the operatives exposure to oil mist from metal working operation, microbiological [...]

Read More

Wood dust exposure in wood recycling facility

wood dust exposure

I have visited and wood recycling facility in order to evaluate employees’ exposure levels to wood dust. The facility was mostly processing mostly packaging wood products into shredded wood mixes of various qualities for the wood board manufacturing industry, agricultural industry or for use as a bio-fuel. The site processed up to 6 thousand pallets [...]

Read More