Damp and Mould investigation in a Library

Damp and mould investigation

Damp and mould growth history in the property In this article we will discuss our recent visit to a library based in Leeds where we were requested to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological contaminants. The library, a period three storey town building is situated in the busy [...]

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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, [...]

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An assessment of Occupational Noise Exposure

Assessment of occupational noise exposure

Occupational Exposure to Noise Due to our thorough and high standard of service it is not uncommon for us to get invited back to companies we have previously carried out assessments for. This project was no exception as we were invited back by a regular client to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to [...]

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Damp and Mould survey in Sheffield

Damp and Mould survey in Sheffield

History of reoccurring mould We were invited to a Dental practice and instructed to carry out a mould inspection and damp survey in Sheffield. The practice staff have reported musty and damp related odours in the kitchen area. The purpose of this inspection was to evaluate the extent of the water damage in this area. [...]

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Breeam indoor air quality test

breeam assessment in a new development

In this article, we look at a recent visit to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality to check for BREEAM compliancy. The overall objectives of the assessment were to measure the concentration of formaldehyde in the indoor environment, measure the concentration of total volatile organic compounds (TVOC) in the indoor environment and evaluate [...]

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Mould investigation and employees exposure evaluation in Leeds

moulds survey and air quality evaluation in leeds

In this article, we take a look at a local library we were called to evaluate and certify safe for occupation. After evaluating the general state of the building, looking at the level of fungal contamination and conducting microbiological analysis, we identified that the air quality in the basement bookstores was poor with respect to [...]

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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 [...]

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Air quality surveys in a residential home in London

Mould to ceiling

In this episode, we look at a case where we were called to carry out a property inspection and microbiological sampling. The purpose of the investigation was to evaluate the levels of fungal elements in the indoor air and evaluate the risk to health of the property occupants. The property itself was a two-storey detached [...]

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Indoor air quality investigation at police HQ

indoor air quality investigation

For this project we were called to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality at a police station, looking for biological and chemical contaminants with reports of burnt odours on the premises and symptoms of irritation amongst the staff. After evaluating the general state of the building, it was our opinion that the indoor [...]

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Workplace noise exposure assessment at Tyco

workplace noise assessment

Recently we were asked to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to noise at a manufacturing plant. It was our job to evaluate the daily personal exposure levels of employees to peak high intensity sound, and to identify sources of excessive noise and recommend suitable control measures. After completing our investigation we identified that [...]

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