Assessment of occupational exposure to dust

Assessment of occupational exposure to dust

Exposure to dust within the workplace  Recently, we attended an open plan industrial unit as our client had concerns about the amount of dust their employees were being exposed to during their working day. Situated in a former quarry, the unit has purpose built offices and welfare facilities to the front of the unit, with [...]

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health

control of substances hazardous to health

Exposure to hazardous substances within the workplace Today we will be discussing our most recent project in London. We were called by our client and they requested we attend their site and conduct an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. The site was an architectural design studio which had a dedicated model workshop which [...]

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Evaluating the extent of lead dust contamination in Cambridgeshire

evaulating the extent of lead dust contamination in cambridgeshire

Concerns regarding Lead dust contamination Cambridgeshire was home to our next project. Our client contacted us and instructed us to carry out an investigation to evaluate the extent of Lead dust contamination. The property we attended was a two storey building and belonged to the constabulary. The building layout consisted of a firing range, associated [...]

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Occupational exposure to Hazardous Substances

occupational exposure to hazardous susbtances

Employee’s exposure to hazardous substances Today we were in Peterborough where our client asked us to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. Our main objectives of the assessment are; to measure the concentration of inhalable dust within the working environment, to measure the concentration of welding fumes within the working environment, [...]

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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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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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Exposure to Hazardous Substances within the Workplace

Exposure to hazardous substances within the workplace

What hazardous substances are employees exposed to? For our most recent project we were invited to a converted farm building in Hilton. Our client’s company specialises in the production of custom made articles of furniture, so employees are expected to be exposed to wood dust and volatile organic compounds (VOC’s). It is our job to [...]

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Exposure to Hazardous Substances in Wednesbury

Adequate control of substances hazardous to health We were called to a workshop based in Wednesbury, that specialised in the manufacturing of intrinsically safe electrical equipment. Our client was concerned about the concentrations of hazardous substances, which his employees were being exposed to during their working day.  The site consisted of one open plan unit, [...]

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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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