Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances

Hazardous Substances in the workplace We were invited to a factory based in Braintree, which specialises in the production of construction steel, advertising billboards and flood light and telecommunication pylons. We were asked to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances as employees are likely to be exposed to inhalable and respirable [...]

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Conducting a Lead Survey at a Shooting School

Lead survey at a shooting school

Lead Particles at a Shooting School When a gun is fired, the base of a lead bullet can become airborne as a microscopic particulate. The bullet fragments further when it hits a target or backstop. That entire area is then potentially contaminated. Our client invited us to their shooting school based in Kent and asked [...]

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Microbiological Investigation in Rickmansworth

Microbiological investigation

Microbiological investigation A client contacted us with concerns regarding fungal contamination and asked us to carry out a microbiological investigation. Our main objectives of this investigation were to evaluate the levels of fungal elements in the indoor air and to evaluate the risk to the health of the property occupants.  The property we attended was [...]

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Building inspection and Damp survey

Building investigation and damp survey

History of damp within the property A dental practice in Port Talbot was our next stop. Our client contacted us as the building had a history of damp and leaks and he wanted to know the extent of the water damage to the building. We agreed to attend the property with the objective of assessing [...]

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Indoor Air Quality Assessment

Indoor air quality assessment in residential property

Why we were called to carry out an assessment of Indoor Air Quality Bedfordshire was home to our next project, a two storey detached residential property. The property was constructed as part of a new residential development so is surrounded by properties of similar construction and use. The building consists of a kitchen, toilet, storage [...]

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Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances

Employees exposed to Hazardous Substances Our next project took us to West Yorkshire, where we attended a Sculpture Park. Our client asked us to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances as their employees were working in close proximity to sculptures made with crystalline penta-hydrate of copper sulphate. Our client needed to [...]

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Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in a residential property

Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in a residential property

Is poor Indoor Air Quality hazardous to Health? Our next project was a residential property situated in Kingston upon Thames. We were called to the property and instructed to carry out an assessment of Indoor Air Quality as the occupants were experiencing respiratory difficulties in some areas of the property. The respiratory difficulties noted included [...]

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A Damp and Mould investigation

Damp and mould investigation

Damp History For our most recent project we attended a dental practice and were instructed to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological contaminants. The dental practice is situated in Moffat town centre and is closely surrounded by similar buildings. The property, a two-storey period building with painted stone [...]

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School suffering with poor Indoor Air Quality

School suffering with poor indoor air quality

Poor indoor air quality in a school  A school based in Westcliff-on-sea was our next stop where we were instructed to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected chemical contaminants. The school itself is has many sections. The canteen and associated kitchen are located in a single storey building in [...]

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Indoor Air Quality assessment in Skegness

Indoor air quality assessment in skegness

Indoor air quality assessment We were invited to a dental practice in order to carry out an indoor air quality assessment. The building is situated in the residential area of Skegness and is surrounded by properties of similar use and construction. The property is situated on level ground with mature vegetation in close proximity. The [...]

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