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  • Revolutionary Personal Noise Dosimeters

    The Svantek SV 104 is the most powerful and versatile noise dosimeter on the market. The three independent dosimeter profiles provide simultaneous measurements for OSHA PEL, OSHA HCA, ACGIH, or custom configurations in real-time within the compact dosimeter. These profiles allow safety professionals to perform multiple simultaneous surveys resulting in cost and time savings. Additionally, the ...


    By Sensidyne

  • New personal ozone monitors

    Amidst growing concern with the consequences of ground level ozone on health, and the continued failure of the UK to meet European air quality directives, Air Monitors, a specialist instrumentation company, has launched a new portable UV-based ozone monitor which significantly enhances the ability to measure the air that people breathe.  The handheld Personal Ozone Monitor (POM) allows ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Personal exposure monitoring device predicts breathing rates, contributes to more meaningful environmental dose estimates

    A new technology developed by a research team led by RTI International will help scientists better understand the relationship between environmental contaminants in the air and potential adverse health effects. The new approach uses personal exposure monitors with built-in acceleration sensors to determine individual activity levels while predicting how fast adults, and potentially children, ...

  • Personal exposure monitors help specify health impacts of indoor, outdoor air quality

    Indoor and outdoor pollutants can adversely affect the heart in ways different from outdoor air pollution alone, according to a new cardiovascular study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, in collaboration with an exposure study conducted by RTI International. The Cardiovascular Sub-Study of the Detroit Exposure and Aerosol Research Study (DEARS) has shown for the first time ...


    By RTI International

  • Time spent in traffic has major effect on personal exposure to cancer-causing chemicals

    Our lifestyles determine how often we are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals, such as those in traffic emissions and cigarette smoke. A Swedish study reveals how exposure to these chemicals varies from person to person. Among its findings, the amount of time a person spends in traffic or refuelling their car significantly affects how much benzene and butadiene they could inhale. Many studies ...

  • Scientists warn of health risks from exposure to noise from personal music players

    Listening to personal music players at a high volume over a sustained period can lead to permanent hearing damage, according to an opinion of the EU Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) released today. The scientific opinion shows that 5-10% of personal music player listeners risk permanent hearing loss, if they listen to a personal music player for more ...

  • Video released: personal noise dosimeter demonstration

    New short video released showcasing Pulsar’s popular personal noise monitoring device Pulsar Instruments, the fastest growing manufacturer of noise at work monitoring products in the world, has released a new video explaining and demonstrating the features, functions and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Personal noise dosimeters hired for Notting Hill Carnival

    Noise levels at the world famous Notting Hill Carnival were this year monitored by four Casella CEL 360 sound level meters hired from Ashtead Technology Rentals. Hosting one of world’s largest street festivals, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council hired the instruments to assess the level of noise council officers would experience during the event and to ensure that music from ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • OSHA bulletin and alert recommends safety measures to protect workers from exposure to diacetyl and diacetyl substitutes

    WASHINGTON — A new OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin and companion Worker Alert recommend that employers use safety measures to prevent exposing workers to the potentially fatal health effects of butter flavorings and other flavoring substances containing diacetyl or its substitutes. Diacetyl is a chemical used to add flavor and aroma to food and other products. Some workers who ...

  • Residential and Occupational Exposure Risks to Solvents in Puerto Rico

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), millions of workers in the United States are exposed to solvents on a daily basis. The agency goes on to state that solvents share many chemical, physical and biological properties that warrant national attention be directed to them as a group. In addition, many solvent groups or individual substances have special properties ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • 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 ...

  • Protecting Workers and the Public from Exposure to the Zika Virus

    Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued travel guidance that recommends pregnant women avoid travel to a neighborhood in Miami where several Zika infections were recently confirmed and the agency found persistent mosquito populations. The unprecedented travel warning for an infectious disease in a neighborhood in the United States highlights the seriousness ...

  • Maximum protection from new personal radiation detector and alarm

    New from Southern Scientific is DoseRAE 2, a compact, direct-reading, electronic personal radiation detector with alarm that accurately accumulates real-time dose data that allows immediate reaction in case of radiation occurrences and thus can reduce radiation exposure. DoseRAE 2, which is an ideal personal dosimeter for anyone likely to be exposed to radiation hazard, uses a compensated PIN ...

  • Pulsar Instruments has released it latest personal noise dosemeter: The NoisePen

    Manufacturer of occupational measurement products for safety professionals, Pulsar Instruments, has released a new personal noise dosemeter: The NoisePen. The NoisePen is a cable-free noise dosemeter which can be attached to the user’s shoulder or upper ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Casella Reports Ongoing Demand For Lightweight And Reliable dBadge Personal Noise Dosimeter

    Further underlining its unrivalled position as the first company to develop an all-digital, ‘badge-style’ personal sound exposure meter for use around the workplace, Casella is reporting ongoing demand for its lightweight yet robust dBadge noise dosimeter series. In fact, sales of the popular and well-proven instrument, which weighs just 71g, have continued to rise since ...


    By Casella

  • Updates to the doseBadge Personal Noise Dosemeter for Health & Safety 2007

    Cirrus Research plc announce a major update to the doseBadge Personal Noise Dosemeter. Available from early 2007, these new updates provide a 2 hour recharge for the doseBadge with the new CU:110A Charger Unit, Dual Channel measurements and updated software for download, reporting and analysis. These new features expand the already extensive range of applications and operations where the ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • NEW TSI SidePak AM520 & AM520i Personal Aerosol Monitor

    TSI have just launched their brand new SidePak AM520 & AM520i Personal Aerosol Monitor and Shawcity are delighted to be able to take orders with immediate effect. The AM520 is the industry's smallest, portable, battery-operated, datalogging, light-scattering laser photometer that provides immediate access to aerosol mass concentration readings within a worker's breathing zone.     ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Non-invasive noise measurement

    Measuring individual exposure to noise at work is key to check compliance with occupational legislation while safeguarding your business from non-compliances and costly civil claims for hearing loss. Pulsar's latest non-invasive personal noise dosemeter offers the perfect solution. This ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Noise measurement safeguards hearing

    Unchecked noise levels at work can lead to hearing loss Anyone who has seen the latest figures of civil claims for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) will appreciate the scale of the problem.  The Institute of Actuaries’ latest estimate is that around 80,000 new claims were made in the last year in the UK, representing a substantial increase from the previous year. In fact, ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • TSI Announces ATEX Certification for SIDEPAK TM Exposure Instruments

    TSI has recently achieved ATEX approval for SIDEPAK Personal Sampling Pump Models SP330, SP530 and SP730 and the SIDEPAK AM510 Personal Aerosol Monitor. The pumps and monitor are certified to ATEX Directive 94/9/EC, which is mandatory for equipment put into service within the European Union since July 2003. This ATEX certification, along with the previously achieved CE mark, qualifies these ...


    By TSI Incorporated

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