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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Occupational exposure to Hazardous Substances

Occupational exposure to Hazardous Substances

Exposure to hazardous substances within the workplace In today’s article we will be discussing our recent visit to a company in Canary Wharf, London. Our client contacted us and requested that we carried out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances in order to comply with Health and Safety legislations. The company employs engineers [...]

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Occupational exposure to hazardous substances in Whitley Bay

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances in Whitley Bay

Control of hazardous substances within the workplace At Sysco Environmental Ltd, we are able to offer our customers a complete range of occupational exposure monitoring solutions to identify, evaluate and control risk to worker’s health from exposure to hazardous substances. Specialist monitoring provides a scientifically solid basis for identification of the most appropriate solution to [...]

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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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Control of Noise at Work Assessment

Control of noise at work

Assessing occupational exposure to noise Today’s project was an assessment of occupational exposure to noise in a factory which specialises in the production of grain milling and grains sorting machinery. The main production building is divided into three separate areas. The offices and welfare facilities are situated at the front of the building, while the [...]

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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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Occupational exposure to noise in Whitley Bay

occupational exposure to noise

Control of noise in the workplace Our acoustic technicians carry out full monitoring and assessment of employee noise exposures, in accordance with the current Noise at Work Regulations. Individual tasks/jobs are assessed for risk of hearing damage and specific advice is then provided on any actions that may be required. Today we travelled to Whitley [...]

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Indoor air quality assessment in regards to Formaldehyde

assessing indoor air quality in regards to formaldehyde

What is Formaldehyde and where is it found? Formaldehyde has many medical and industrial applications. The ubiquitous low-molecular weight substance is volatile and can be found indoors as well as outdoors. It is found extensively in textiles as well as in building products used in commercial and residential buildings. Millions of us are unknowingly exposed [...]

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Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances

Are employees exposed to hazardous substances? When working in factories employees are exposed to a number of hazardous substances which are produced as a result of producing items made from materials such as metals and plastics. It is the employers role to ensure that the levels of hazardous substances which their employees are exposed to [...]

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