Workplace Monitoring News

  • The Casella Noise Course Will Return On November 21st

    Led by our noise expert Shaun Knott, the course is an excellent opportunity to ensure compliance with noise at work regulations, whilst also learning some tips and tricks to improve noise regulation in your workplace. During the course, Casella will provide training on the use of dosimeters (personal noise monitoring devices) and sound level meters and offer guidance on how to turn the dosimeter ...


    By Casella

  • PCE Instruments launched 3 new sound level meters

    PCE Instruments recently launched 3 brand-new and highly accurate class 1 and 2 sound level meters. These have been designed to tackle the wide-spread problem of noise at the workplace which can cause health issues. However, with their many functions, they can be used in many other areas of application. An alarming number of employees worldwide has to deal with unacceptable noise levels ...


    By PCE Instruments

  • Health & Safety North 2017: Hearing Protection Selection Just Got Easier

    The team at Cirrus Research is proud to be exhibiting at this year’s Health & Safety North – coming to you from EventCity, Manchester for the first time. They will be demonstrating our latest solutions for assessing the risks of occupational noise and vibration on Stand K33. What is Health & Safety North? ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Preventing Occupational Hazards due to Heat Exposure and Temperature Extremes

    July and August are the months that typically bring the hottest outdoor temperatures. These hot and often humid conditions can create health and safety challenges for workers in countless outdoor occupations. Many other workers are subject to hot conditions year-round due to the physical activities of their jobs, contact with heated objects or radiant heat sources.   All employers are ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Preventing New Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease in Health Care Environments

    One in four people that contract Legionnaires’ disease from a health care facility dies according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These unsettling figures were posted in June issue of the CDC’s Vitalsigns™ publication.  The focus of the document was to raise awareness of the problem of patients contracting Legionnaires’ disease in ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Ashtead Technology appointed Gold Partner by TSI

    Following a highly successful collaboration stretching over five years, the global instrumentation manufacturer TSI Inc. has awarded Ashtead Technology the prestigious title of ‘Gold Channel Partner.’ Commenting on the award TSI’s UK & Ireland Sales Manager Nick Brown said: “As an instrument sales and rental partner, Ashtead Technology has demonstrated a high level of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Solvents and Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure Risks

    Several years ago, a study published in Neurology by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues focused new attention on occupational exposures to solvents. The study examined data from over 2,100 retired male utility workers from the French national utility company and assessed their lifetime exposures to fumes from a broad range of solvents.  Researchers ...

  • Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Methylene Chloride

    Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, is a volatile, colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that the chemical compound is used in various industrial processes, in numerous industries. These include paint stripping, pharmaceutical manufacturing, paint remover manufacturing, and metal cleaning and degreasing. ...

  • UK Health and Safety Laboratory samples with Axetris MFCs

    Proficiency testing ensures workplace & consumer safety. ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Occupational and Residential Wood Smoke Exposure Concerns

    During the cold winter months, many people burn wood in their homes for heat and ambience. While this can provide for an economical way to heat a home, some people could be exposed to wood smoke in the air they breathe. Workers in some occupations may also be exposed to wood smoke on a daily basis.   The smell of burning wood is pleasant to some people, but even though wood is a natural ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Identifying occupational exposure risks to particulate matter in New York

    Throughout New York and the tri-state area there are countless workers in numerous occupations that are exposed to elevated levels of particulate matter, also known as PM. Some particulate matter, such as dust, dirt, soot, or smoke, is large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye. Others are so small they can only be detected using an electron microscope. ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Shawcity attends the BOHS annual Occupational Hygiene Conference, Glasgow

    The most prestigious event in the BOHS calendar, their annual Occupational Hygiene Conference, is the leading conference in the field of worker health protection in the UK, attracting around 400 UK and international delegates.  Shawcity have been key exhibitors at the conference for many years and this year was no different with the team heading to the Glasgow Hilton Hotel to exhibit on the ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Shawcity Seminar 1: Occupational Dust Monitoring, RCS and Diesel Fume.

    Wednesday 22nd June saw the first of the 2016 seminars hosted by Shawcity, which offer an independent focus on key issues facing those who work in occupational hygiene, environmental monitoring and health and safety. The event, held at Wrag Barn Golf and Country Club, Highworth, focused on occupational dust monitoring, RCS and diesel fume. Shawcity welcomed over 40 delegates on the day ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • STERIS discusses the importance of environmental monitoring of sterilant vapors in the SPD

    STERIS Corporation, a major manufacturer of low-temperature sterilizers, wrote a new CHL Self-Study Lesson Plan in the January/February issue of Communique on pg. 27 titled, “Safety in Central Service: Management Responsibility”. In this lesson plan they review three different learning objectives including: ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • Preventing Occupational and Community Exposure Risks to Cadmium

    Cadmium is a naturally occurring element found in the earth’s crust and is an important metal in the production of nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) rechargeable batteries. It is also used as a sacrificial corrosion-protection coating for iron and steel, and is used in various alloys, solar cells, plastic stabilizers and pigments.  According to an Occupational Safety and Health ...

  • Casella collaborate with CIOB

    The programme features key industry interviews and news-style reports along with sponsored editorial profiles. In it, Casella demonstrates how their monitoring solutions are helping organisations adopt a new approach of “Treating Health like Safety”  and introducing this new perspective into the workplace. Watch the video here. ...


    By Casella

  • Cirrus Research & Occupational Health Dynamics announce sole distribution partnership for the USA

    Cirrus Research has partnered with Occupational Health Dynamics (OHD) as its sole distributor for the whole of the U.S . OHD began life serving the occupational health care market in the Southeastern United States and historically has provided top-quality equipment and services to occupational health care providers. These products range from vision and hearing to OHD ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Cobalt, Some Cobalt Compounds and TCE Receive New Listings in the 14th Report on Carcinogens

    In early November, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). The cumulative report now includes 248 listings of agents, substances, mixtures and exposure circumstances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans.  The congressionally mandated document prepared by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) for ...

  • Identifying Environmental and Occupational Exposure Risks to Suspected Carcinogens in Puerto Rico

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). It contained newly reviewed substances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans. Included in this list was the metallic element cobalt and cobalt compounds that release cobalt ions in vivo. The National Toxicology Program (NTP), ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Preventing Occupational and Community Exposure Risks to Hexavalent Chromium

    Recently, the chemical pollutant made famous in the “Erin Brockovich” movie once again made national headlines. A report released by the Environmental Working Group found what the non-profit organization believes to be potentially dangerous levels of hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) in the tap water of some 218 million Americans.  Hexavalent chromium is a toxic form of the ...

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