Assessing Indoor air quality in relation to biological and non-biological contaminants

Assessing Indoor air quality in relation to selected biological/non-biological contaminants

Is indoor air quality contaminated? Most recently we travelled to Somerset where we were asked to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological and non-biological contaminants. The property was a residential building which dated back to the 1930’s. The current owners had occupied the property for approximately 13 years. [...]

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Damp and mould survey in Wrexham

Damp and mould survey in Wrexham

History of damp within the property Wrexham was home to our next project, where we were asked to carry out a building inspection and damp survey. The property in question is currently being used as a dental practice and has a history of damp problems as far back as 7 years. This leak originated in [...]

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Indoor Air Quality investigation in Swansea

Indoor air quality investigation in swansea

Testing indoor air quality in a fire damaged factory We were called to a factory with a history of fire damage, our client instructed us to carry out an Indoor air quality investigation. The purpose of the indoor air quality assessment was to evaluate the concentration of acidic mists in the air associated with fire [...]

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Exposure to Hazardous Substances within the Workplace

Exposure to hazardous substances within the workplace

Exposure to hazardous substances In order to comply with the Health and Safety Legislation, our next client contacted us and asked us to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. The site we attended was a factory, situated in Stockport, which specialises in grain milling and grain sorting machinery. The building is [...]

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Indoor Air Quality assessment and damp survey

Indoor air quality assessment and damp survey

Contaminants in the indoor atmosphere In today’s article we discuss a recent project where we conducted an assessment of indoor air quality and a damp survey. Our client contacted us as the occupants of a flat had reported strong damp related odours, these odours were strongest in the master bedroom en-suite. The occupants had also [...]

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Damp and mould survey in a Dental Practice

Damp and mould survey in exeter

History of water damage in the property Our next project took us to Exeter, where our client instructed us to carry out a damp and mould survey in one of his dental practices. The purpose of our investigation would be to evaluate the extent of the water damage in the property, identify the root cause [...]

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Testing Indoor Air Quality for Chemical contaminants

Testing indoor air quality for chemical contaminants

Reports of unusual odours  Today we were in Gloucestershire, where we were asked to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to chemical contaminants. We were contacted as employees working in the offices had reported smelling unusual odours. The odours reported are described as cigarette smoke-like or acrid, smoke and burn related. [...]

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Occupational exposure to chemicals hazardous to health

Occupational exposure to chemicals hazardous to health

Occupational exposure to chemicals hazardous to health Heanor, Derbyshire was home to our most recent project. Our client asked us to attend their site with the intention of carrying out an inspection of the site and chemical exposure testing. Daily tasks in the factory include printing, this process involves the use of a solvent containing [...]

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Is Poor Indoor Air Quality to blame for mould growth?

Is poor indoor air quality to blame for mould growth?

Concerns regarding mould growth Our next client had occupied a second floor apartment for 15 months and she contacted us as she had concerns regarding mould growth. The apartment has a history of mould growth, this was reported to the developer approximately one month after moving into the property. This mould growth was located in [...]

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Occupational exposure to noise in Kirkby in Ashfield

Occupational exposure to noise in Kirkby in Ashfield

Exposure to excessive noises within the workplace Next we attended a factory in Kirkby in Ashfield that specialised in the production of decorative wooden cabinets. During their working day employees are expected to be exposed to loud noises for 9 hours and 40 minutes. Our client contacted us and instructed us to carry out an [...]

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