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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Conducting an assessment of Indoor Air Quality

Conducting an assessment of indoor air quality

Reports of adverse health symptoms Most recently, we were in Luton where we were asked to conduct an assessment of the indoor air quality in an apartment. Our client contacted us with concerns for her health as she had reported experiencing adverse health symptoms which include blood clots and respiratory irritations. These symptoms were first [...]

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Carrying out a Microbiological Investigation

carrying out a microbiological investigation

History of water damage in property Our next client contacted us and asked us to carry out a partial property inspection and microbiological sampling in the basement of a well known bank in Porthmadog. Our aim of this investigation would be to evaluate the extent of the water damage to the property basement, assess the [...]

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Assessing the extent of water damage in Newcastle

Assessing the extend of water damage in Newcastle

Dental practice suffering from water damage Newcastle was home to our next project, a dental practice which was suffering from water damage and damp. We were called in to assess the extent of the water damage, identify the root cause of the damp and recommend suitable remediation measures.  The dental practice we were assessing, was [...]

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