occupational health measurement News

  • Finnish Institute of Occupational Health Releases Report on MWCNTs

    The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health released a report in October 2013 entitled Evaluation of the health effects of carbon nanotubes. According to the Institute, recent studies have suggested that some types of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) have ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The Business Case for Occupational Health and Safety Programs

    According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), it has been estimated that employers pay almost $1 billion per week for direct workers' compensation costs. The 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index recently reported that the most disabling, nonfatal workplace injuries alone cost almost $62 billion annually from direct U.S. workers’ compensation costs. ...

  • A Guide to Occupational Noise Measurement Terminology [Free eBook]

    The most advanced sound level meters can measure more than 100 different noise parameters at the same time. Each parameter can tell you something different the occupational noise you’re measuring. How do you remember what all this noise terminology means and what it does? In our new eBook, A Guide ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • 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

  • Map Companion, the New Occupational Health Measurement Tool - Android App available Now!

    Today Softnoise released Map Companion, a new tablet/phone app for visualization of any type of occupational health measurement in workspaces on a digital map. This tool helps occupational health professionals with their surveys of working environments. Map Companion replaces the traditional clipboard and paper map. This speeds up the measurement process. The information gathered with the app can ...


    By Softnoise GmbH

  • The Comet Assay and Occupational Exposure

    The Comet assay is being used with increasing popularity in biomonitoring studies to determine the level of DNA damage in workers exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals and radiation. The assay is an ideal biomarker for such investigations due to its sensitivity and reliability in detecting DNA damage and repair. A large number of research groups are utilising our ...


    By Perceptive Instruments Ltd.

  • OSHA will hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Nov. 14-15, 2012, in Washington, D.C. The NACOSH Effectiveness Measures Work Group will meet Nov. 14, and the full committee will meet Nov. 15. NACOSH was established ...

  • Versatile Noise Meters ideal for both occupational & enviromental noise measurements

    The 6 new sound level meters that make the "Noise Quantifier" series can be effortlessly used in a wide range of noise monitoring applications both in industrial or environmental settings. The noise meters have been designed with the Health and Safety Professional in mind: Compliant with virtually all worldwide noise measurement regulations Robust and practical to use – no ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • E-fact 71 - Hazard identification checklist: Occupational safety and health issues associated with green building

    This checklist accompanies the e-fact on the same topic and aims to help identify the potential hazards to workers’ safety and health associated with the planning and construction of green buildings, their maintenance, renovation (retrofitting), demolition, and on-site waste collection. Some of these occupational hazards are new compared with traditional construction sites and are ...

  • New! N2O analysers for patient & occupational H&S

    Accuracy is essential for occupational N2O exposure checks and piped medical gas verification. The new Geotech G200 range of N2O analysers measure N2O at 0-1000ppm or at 0-100 percent with accuracy, speed and ease-of-use. With options for CO2, O2 and CO, the G200 range can assist anaesthetists and consultants in operating theatres, midwifery, dental surgeries, X-ray departments, hospital waiting ...


    By Geotech

  • Cirrus to launch new noise measurement equipment at UK Safety & Health Expo

    Cirrus Research plc, the UK company which specialises in the design and development of noise measurement equipment for health and safety applications, will be unveiling a wide range of new noise measurement equipment at the Safety & Health Expo, at the NEC from the 13 to 15 May 2008, StandG52. Among the new products on display will be the latest upgrades to Cirrus’ market leading 800C and 260A ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Casella to showcase new occupational hygiene monitoring solutions at IOHA 2015

    Casella will be presenting its new, next generation noise, dust and vibration monitoring solutions at the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) Conference in London on 25-30 April 2015. Designed to simplify ...


    By Casella

  • Buildings with Vapor Intrusion Problems May Pose a Significant Risk to Building Occupants

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing solutions for commercial and residential properties to identify vapor intrusion problems and to protect occupants from any toxic vapors.   Vapor intrusion in any structure creates an environment that could damage structural materials and/or put the building’s occupants’ health at risk.  Reactions to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Health & safety- everybody’s business

    The health and safety of today’s workforce is a vital part of every business’s strategy. With skill shortages, insurance costs, increase in prosecutions, and the need to demonstrate corporate social responsibility (CSR), it is essential to have a policy and a set of standards, clearly laid down for all to see. Recent figures from the US prove the value of a good health & safety management ...


    By IMSM Ltd

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists Help Prevent New Cases of Occupational Asthma

    Occupational asthma, also referred to as work-related asthma, is the most common occupational lung disease in the United States.  According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), “An estimated 11 million workers in a wide range of industries and occupations are exposed to at least one of the numerous agents known to be associated with occupational asthma. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Water Damaged Properties Can Result in Building Occupant Illnesses

    Countless schools, businesses and homes have suffered water damage due to heavy rains, flooding or plumbing problems at some point.  After a water damaging event occurs, one of the first tasks a tenant or property owner faces is drying out the building.    Many people are not aware that water damage can not only result in damaged belongings and possible structural damage, but also ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Health and Safety Regulations in the Netherlands

    Due to EU regulations established in 1994, each country part of the union is required to incorporate laws that allows a national authority to oversee health and safety for its workers. It is mandatory for this authority or institution to consider the point of view of social partners in order to come to national ...


    By EHS Insight

  • 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

  • Getting TUFF on industrial health risks!

    Casella CEL is expanding its portfolio of dust monitoring instrumentation with the launch of a new personal air sampling pump for occupational and industrial hygiene roles. TUFF by name and tough by design, the pump is designed to be belt -worn by staff to measure their exposure to dust as well as fumes, gases or vapours.  It compliments the popular APEX range of pumps, which will continue to be ...


    By Casella

  • Accentuating The Differences Between Health And Safety

    Since the inception of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, there has been a successful drive to bring a responsible attitude towards fundamental health and safety processes to both employers and employees. As a result we now look on health and safety warnings and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as normal, realistic practices that save lives. But is it entirely accurate to assume that ...


    By Casella

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