industrial hygiene Articles

  • PID in industrial hygiene

    Industrial (or occupational) hygiene places the emphasis on prevention of ill health from work, through recognising, evaluating and controlling the risks. For anyone working with hazardous compounds, these chemicals represent a significant potential source of risk. Modern PID instruments provide reliable detection of over 200 of the most dangerous chemicals, helping to ensure effective industrial ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Intro to Industrial Hygiene

    Let's take a peek behind the curtain of one of our practitioner specialties--industrial hygiene. Read on for an interview with one of Antea Group's experienced pros. What is Industrial Hygiene? Industrial hygiene is a science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention, and control of those environmental factors or stresses arising ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Industrial hygiene case study

    Service performed: Industrial hygiene monitoring at a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility Summary: Our environmental staff performed testing and consulting to determine employee exposure levels to hazardous chemicals at a large manufacturing facility. Engineering controls and personal protective equipment were also evaluated for its effectiveness during the ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • Hygienic design for the food & processing industries

    Gaskets, seals and rough pipe surfaces are potential bacteria havens and hygienic challenges for the food and processing industry. The solution? Hygienic design. Jürgen Hofmann unlocks a glass cabinet. “Look at this,” he says - it is a length of stainless steel piping, which has a short branch at ninety degrees with a bolted-on cover. “There used to be a sensor in here or a similar device, but it ...

  • The Spectrex air sampler ideal for industrial hygiene.

    Comments by an industrial hygiene supervisor in Texas "The Spectrex PAS-500 is a great tool for collecting both personal and area air samples. I have yet to have a worker complain about having to wear the pump. The workers appreciate the drastic reduction of weight and size when compared to the traditional low volume pumps. The best advantage of the PAS-500 is the clip that holds the pump ...


    By Spectrex Corporation

  • 4 Tips for Improving Employee Safety with Industrial Hygiene

    Industrial hygiene prepares organizations for a number of environmental stressors—chemical, physical and biological—that may impair the well-being of employees or community members. Having good industrial hygiene practices plays an important role in improving employee safety and developing an organization-wide safety culture. ...


    By EtQ, LLC

  • Industrial hygiene assessment of a large chemical manufacturing facility – Case Study

    Challenge: Antea®Group was contracted by a large international chemical manufacturing organization to provide a plant-wide industrial hygiene assessment of chemical and noise exposures within their facility. The overall objective of the project was to evaluate worker exposures, compare results as to compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines, and to provide ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Industrial Hygiene Report: Control of Hexavalent Chromium Welding Fume - Non-cleanable Filter Media

    Sentry Air Systems, Inc. manufactures equipment designed to capture  welding fume and/or other air contaminants and, after filtering, return the cleansed air to the local environment. For the purposes of this test, SAS wanted to determine the effectiveness of the Model 300 Welding Fume Extractor and filter media against Hexavalent Chromium fume commonly found during the welding of stainless ...


    By Sentry Air Systems, Inc.

  • Dairy Industry Industry - Pollution Prevention Guidelines

    Introduction Pollution Prevention Guidelines to provide technical advice and guidance to staff and consultants involved in pollution-related projects. The guidelines represent state-of-the-art thinking on how to reduce pollution emissions from the production process. In many cases, the guidelines provide numerical targets for reducing pollution, as well as maximum ...


    By The World Bank

  • Sustainability in the European cosmetics industry

    Cosmetic products are substances applied to external parts of the human body and teeth to clean, change the appearance of, protect and/or keep in good condition. Some cosmetics are used to maintain hygiene and help prevent diseases, as with sunscreens, which help prevent skin cancer. Cosmetics are also used to enhance personal appearance and build positive self-esteem. Please, click ...


    By thinkstep

  • Sanitary Diaphragm Valve in Biopharmaceutical Industry

    Diaphragm valves are developed from plastic or metal. It is essentially based on the producer. These valves have two or more ports, and they are typically used in subsistence, refreshment, pharmaceutical and preparation activities. Stomach valves can reach a pristine close much after many years of neglect. The floodgates grew in fame during the previous decade. An expansive ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • The benefits of wastewater treatment in food and beverage industries

    The wastewater treatment industry has been emerging as a lucrative market in the companies worldwide in the past few years. The large gap between the generation and the water treatment of sewerage is the prime reason for this growth, which has encouraged several companies to plan a wastewater processing system in this sector. The treatment facilities in most of the underdeveloped countries are ...

  • Benefits of Sanitary Ball Valves in Beverage Industries

    There is a wide range of sanitary ball valves today. That's why it's important to have a valve that meets your requirements. More importantly, it must give you value for your money. You also want ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Case study - beverage industry - continuous disinfection in the bottled drinks

    Aquadron SG2 Data: Borehole water treatment Permanent disinfection by spraying HyClean Concept. Permanent disinfection by HyClean Plus Concept nebulization. Disinfectant Bottle Washer. Features: Improve the hygiene in the bottling of beverages by continuous treatment with anolyte of the critical areas, reducing preservatives, ...


    By Aquadron

  • What is a certified industrial hygienist? do i need one?

    The first question is: What is an Industrial Hygienist?  The simplest definition is:  A person whose job it is to protect the health of workers and the general public.  Through education and experience an Industrial Hygienist has the ability to recognize health hazards, test the environment for those hazards, determine if there is a risk to human health in a particular situation, ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Industrial Steam Cleaner for Tough Commercial Bathroom Cleaning

    Tough cleaning jobs call for tough machines, and an industrial steam cleaner is often the machine used for these jobs. The industrial sector deals with some of the most difficult kinds of waste and debris, even in small industrial complexes. Industrial steam machines use the power of superheated water to not only clean tough stains and sediments, but also to sanitize surfaces. Many of these ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Industrial Trash Compactor: Factors to Consider when Making a Selection

    Generation of waste material is inevitable in the course of industrial production and the volume can soon exceed manageable amounts, if not handled professionally. Besides this, it is mandatory by law for industries to make proper provision for it, keeping in mind the environment implications. However waste recycling has to make commercial sense too for the industries. The use of a ...

  • How to Deal with Asbestos Exposure in your Workplace – Advice for Industrial Building Owners

    Building owners play one of the primary roles in preventing asbestos exposure at the workplace. When constructing a building – or leasing out an existing facility that contains asbestos – building owners can take several steps that ensure safety on the premesis. Only purchase asbestos-free building materials for ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Why the Best Electric Pressure Washers are Popular Across a Wide Range of Industries?

    Only a few types of cleaning equipment are as widely used as power washers. These machines are highly popular with professional cleaners, as well as people responsible for the maintenance of commercial areas. As such, the best electric pressure washers are used for cleaning kitchens, bathrooms, yards, basements, and outdoor spaces in hotels, schools, hospitals, restaurants, malls, retail areas, ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • New California Regulations Pose Challenges and Potential Economic Benefits for Industrial Facilities

    States like California are well on their way to implementing laws, rules, and regulations that call for more community ambient air quality monitoring and greater transparency from the chemical industry. For instance, California Assembly Bill 617, signed into law this July, establishes a statewide air ...


    By SAFER Systems LLC

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