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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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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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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Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Occupational exposure to hazardous substances

Employees exposed to Hazardous Substances Our next project took us to West Yorkshire, where we attended a Sculpture Park. Our client asked us to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances as their employees were working in close proximity to sculptures made with crystalline penta-hydrate of copper sulphate. Our client needed to [...]

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An Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

An assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances Little Hampton was home to our next project, a factory which specialises in the production of plastic components for automotive and retail industry. The client requested our services in order to carry out an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. The factory operates a continuous production with working shifts [...]

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An Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Assessment of Occupational Exposure to hazardous substances

History of Hazardous Substances in building As a part of their continuing commitment to comply with Health and Safety Legislations, a company we previously undertook a Lead Survey for, invited us back in order to complete an assessment of occupational exposure to hazardous substances. Our aims for this project were to measure the concentration of [...]

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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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Fume testing in a lift shaft, occupational exposure assessment

fumes testing in lift

Employees working in the confined environment can often be at higher risk from exposure to hazardous substances than others. The confined environment has a limited means of ventilation and hazardous substance can accumulated rather quickly. We have carried of fume testing of lift shaft engineers in a high-riser building in central London. Our task was to [...]

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