Testing indoor air quality for biological contaminants

Testing indoor air quality for biological contaminants

Conducting an indoor air quality assessment Today’s client contacted us and asked us to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality in relation to selected biological and chemical contaminants. The building of interest was situated in an inner City of London and consisted of a bedroom and utility room on the lower ground floor. [...]

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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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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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Assessing Indoor Air Quality in a School

Assessing indoor air quality in a school

Concerns regarding Indoor Air Quality Employees working in an IT technical support room in a school, had made reports of frequent eye irritations, dizziness, headaches and migraines. Their employer contacted us and requested that we carry out an assessment of the indoor air quality to see if this was the cause. The property was a [...]

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Indoor Air Quality Assessment in London

Idoor air quality in London

Assessment of Indoor Air Quality Today we were invited to a nine-story building situated on a busy road in London. The building consists of three individual blocks , one block was used for accommodation and two blocks were used as multi-storey open plan offices.  The building complex has a canteen and welfare facilities on the [...]

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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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BREEAM air quality test in London St. James’s Market -Regent Street

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Recently we were requested to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality at a two-block, seven-storey commercial development in central London. We needed to assess the indoor air quality against the BREEAM assessment scheme and ensure that the indoor air quality was fit for inhabitation. Each building consisted of 7 open plan floors. The [...]

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Breeam formaldehyde and VOC indoor air quality testing in Cambridge

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Recently Sysco Environmental Limited was requested to carry out an assessment of indoor air quality at a three-storey office building in Cambridge. The indoor air quality was assessed according to the BREEAM assessment scheme, which has well defined limits to levels of contamination. It was our job to measure the concentration of formaldehyde in the [...]

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Formaldehyde exposure in an apartment from newly installed furniture

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One of my clients living in the central London areas has ordered and installed large in build wardrobes in his apartment. The unit were manufactures abroad in a third world country and therefore the therefore the manufacturing process and more specifically the wood treatment process was likely to be poorly controlled. My client has become [...]

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