Industrial Hygiene Monitoring
Articles & Whitepapers
Nanoparticle Definition “Nanoparticle” is a catch-all term. There is no consensus on definitions or nomenclature for nanoparticles or nano aerosols. Other terms for this material include “Ultrafine Particle” (less than 100 nm in diameter). Current terminology for measuring worker exposure to particulates does not take particle size ranges into account. Nanometer A ...
Welding Fume Hazards – Testing/Sampling for Welding Fumes
Welding Fumes, Hazard to Welder’s Health Welding fumes contain a variety of metals, gases, and chemicals that can wreak havoc on a welder’s lungs. The smoke emitted from welding may ...
Formaldehyde Exposure Risks in Homes and Buildings in Puerto Rico
As far back as 1987, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classified formaldehyde as a probable human carcinogen. In 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) determined that formaldehyde is a known human carcinogen based on ...
Protecting Workers in Puerto Rico from Exposure Risks to 2-Butoxyethanol and Other Chemical Hazards
EPA Hosts Community Meeting in Puerto Rico to Discuss a Contract Sterilization Plant and Health Risks from Ethylene Oxide Exposure
Identifying and Mitigating Occupational Exposure Risks to Dermal and Respiratory Chemical Hazards
1,4-Dioxane and Potential Occupational and Environmental Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico
Equipment & Solutions
Mercury Test Gas Generator
Ensuring worker safety from toxic levels of air mercury requires accurate and precise hand-held mercury monitors. The Tekran® JITRbug Instrument is designed as a rapid performance assessment tool for hand-held mercury industrial hygiene monitors. The system uses a built-in saturated mercury source to produce mercury test atmospheres of known concentrations. This is used to audit external ...