construction dust monitor News

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Measure to Manage: ET launches new monitor for construction’s “dastardly dust”

    Leading air quality monitoring equipment specialist Enviro Technology Services Plc has launched a new monitor specifically developed with construction dust applications in mind. With both the Institute of Air Quality Management and the Mayor of London recently publishing guidance on assessing dust emissions from demolition and construction sites, the launch of the new, web-enabled monitor ...

  • Why the dust can’t settle on the UK’s construction industry

    Following unscheduled spot checks by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) at the end of last year, there is a powerful wind of change blowing across UK construction sites. So what is the reason for these visits? To examine the measures being taken to protect the long term health of construction workers with the aim of bringing these standards up to the same high level as ...


    By Casella

  • Dust Monitoring Workshop Draws Crowds

    The instrumentation specialists Ashtead Technology and monitoring instrument manufacturer TSI recently co-hosted a technical workshop which focused on monitoring workplace and environmental air quality. The level of interest in the workshop was so high that some applications to attend had to be declined once registration was full. “We were delighted with the level of interest,” said ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Unique dust monitors for any application

    The Latest TSI Sidepak Personal Aerosol Monitors Have Been Added To The Ashtead Technology Range Of Particulate Matter (PM) Monitors. “We Were So Impressed With The Unique Features Of These Instruments, That We Immediately Added Them To Both Our Rental And Sales Portfolios,” Says Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas. “Many Occupational Exposure Applications Are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Reducing emissions in construction

    Here at Casella, we’ve long been on our soapbox promoting better understanding of construction site emissions. So we were delighted to recently hear news of the London Low Emission Construction Partnership, which sees a variety of London stakeholders joining forces to encourage and convince the construction industry to reduce its emissions.  The London Low Emission Construction ...


    By Casella

  • Casella Offers 24-Hour Noise & Dust Monitoring At City Of London Demolition Site

    When 24-hour real-time monitoring of noise and dust levels was required by Keltbray, the UK’s leading specialist engineering, construction, decommissioning and environmental services business, the Boundary Guardian from Casella (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) – global expert in occupational health and environmental risk ...


    By Casella

  • Gold Series® Cartridge Dust Collector Offered With Integrated HEPA Safety Monitoring Filter

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) now offers its Gold Series® cartridge dust collector with an optional integrated HEPA safety monitoring filter. Mounted on top of the collector so that no additional floor space is required, this after-filter prevents collected dust from re-entering the workspace if there should be a leak in the dust collector's primary filtering system. It is a ...


  • Casella continues to lead the way in occupational dust measurement

    The brand new CEL-712 Microdust Pro from Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) is a rugged, hand-held, data logging instrument for the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and aerosols. Boasting the highest measurement range of any device of its kind currently available on the market, it features a unique filter that enables on-site ...


    By Casella

  • Silica Dust at Dangerous Levels in Manhattan Subway

    Air samples taken at the Second Avenue subway construction site in New York City show high levels of silica dust, which can lead to debilitating health conditions and death. A report completed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stated that the air inside the tunnel contained more than three times the allowable level of silica dust.   Crystalline silica, a basic ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Workers Exposed to Wood Dusts can be at Risk

    Tens of thousands of workers across the Mid-Atlantic region are exposed to wood dusts every time they go to work.  These workers include carpenters, construction workers and people who work in factories that utilize wood and wood products.   While many people recognize that wood dusts can pose a combustible dust hazard, few recognize that exposure to wood dusts can cause a host of ...

  • IAQ and EH&S Professionals Protect Workers from Wood Dust Hazards

    California's Proposition 65 list added wood dust as a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer in 2009. Workers across the nation employed at sawmills, wood processing facilities and during construction and renovation activities are exposed to wood dusts on a daily basis.    Whenever wood is cut, drilled, sanded, machined or processed wood dusts can be created.  ...

  • Johnson Matthey helps TfL with London`s dust suppressant trial

    Johnson Matthey, world leader in the production of catalytic systems for emission control in light and heavy duty vehicles, is supplying its CRT® filter technology and PIO-CAN filter monitor to the tractor currently being used in a dust suppressant trial.  Trials are occurring in specific areas of London that have been identified as at risk of exceeding the limit, set by the EU, for fine ...

  • Camfil Farr APC Updates Gold Series® Dust And Fume Collectors

    Camfil Farr APC has announced major updates to its popular line of Gold Series® cartridge dust and fume collectors. The revamped line features a number of design changes and cosmetic enhancements plus an expanded menu of options to ensure a clean workplace in all types of industrial environments. "We've made these changes to uphold our mission statement – to supply the best dust ...

  • EPA Begins Construction of Groundwater Treatment System for Torrance Superfund Sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the start of construction of a groundwater treatment system that will clean up groundwater contamination from past operations at the Montrose and Del Amo Superfund sites in Torrance, Calif. The treatment system is expected to be completed in 18 months at an estimated cost of $15 million and will be used to remove chlorobenzene, benzene and ...

  • Keadle Lumber Enterprises in Thomaston, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor`s OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards

    Keadle Lumber Enterprises Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 10 safety and health violations, carrying proposed penalties of $46,970, following an inspection at the manufacturer in Thomaston. OSHA initiated its inspection in April as part of the agency's national emphasis program on amputations and a regional emphasis program on ...

  • Casella to show CEL-712 Microdust Pro for reliable real time detection of airbourne dusts, fumes and aerosols

    Casella CEL, Stand E53 Safety & Health Expo, NEC Birmingham 14-16 May 2013 Casella – global specialist in state-of-the-art occupational health and environmental risk measurement solutions – will be showing its newly launched CEL-712 Microdust Pro at  ...


    By Casella

  • Rust-Oleum Corp. cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards following OSHA inspection

    Rust-Oleum Corp., doing business as Synta Inc., was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 33 serious safety and health violations for exposing full-time and temporary workers to crystalline silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards. OSHA ...

  • How to Set Up a Perimeter Monitoring Kit

    It’s that time of year again: construction season!  Which means perimeter monitoring has again become necessary to measure worker exposures to noise, dust, gas emissions, and provide documentation that you’ve implemented procedures to keep the surrounding community safe from these issues. RAECO Rents perimeter ...


    By Raeco Rents

  • DUO Smart Noise Monitors bridging the gap in Scotland

    The Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC) is a new cable-stayed bridge currently built over the estuary Firth of Forth in Edinburgh Scotland. It will serve as a replacement crossing for the deteriorating Forth Road Bridge, which provides a vital road link for maintaining the economies of Edinburgh, Fife and the East coast of Scotland. This is actually the largest bridge project in Northern Europe and ...


    By ACOEM

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