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  • Casella intrinsically safe Tuff Personal Air Sampling Pump and dBadge Sound Level Meter are a hit down under with Australian Department of Defence

    Following a competitive tender process, the Australian Department of Defence has taken delivery of 180 TUFF personal air sampling pumps and 180 CEL-350 dBadge personal noise dosimeters from Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), leading global specialist in industrial hygiene and occupational health monitoring equipment. Ronald Azar, ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • 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

  • Casella gives improved insight into dust and fume risks

    The latest upgrade of Casella CEL’s insight occupational exposure data management software means that it can now be used in conjunction with the company’s popular Microdust Pro real-time monitor to automatically download, manage and report data, so providing exceptionally reliable results when conducting workplace inhalation risk assessments. Extremely straightforward to use, the ...


    By Casella

  • Casella gives improved insight into dust and fume risks

    The latest upgrade of Casella CEL's insight occupational exposure data management software means that it can now be used in conjunction with the company's popular Microdust Pro real-time monitor to automatically download, manage and report data, so providing exceptionally reliable results when conducting workplace inhalation risk assessments. Extremely straightforward to use, the improved insight ...


    By Casella

  • Study sees little dust risk for subway workers

    New York subway commuters may worry more about rats and rising fares than dust floating through the system, but for the workers who spend their whole shift below ground, air quality has long been a concern. Results from a new pilot study using miniaturized air samplers to look at steel dust exposure may help them breathe easier. Steel dust, produced as thousands of train wheels roll through the ...

  • Test Kit Swabs Fail to Detect Lead Dust in Homes

    ROCHESTER, New York (ENS) - The quick, inexpensive test kits used by homeowners nationwide to detect lead-laced dust are prone to high error rates, according to a new University of Rochester study. Researchers found that 64 percent of the locations that LeadCheck Swabs indicated were safe, actually had hazardous concentrations of lead in dust, according to federal ...

  • Casella Launches New Apex Lite Air Sampling Pump

    Casella Measurement Ltd, the UK's most comprehensive manufacturer and provider of environmental services and technologies, launches the Apex Lite, a new member of the market leading Apex Personal Sampling Pump range for measuring dusts, fumes, gases, vapours and VOC's (Volatile Organic Compound). In addition to offering the same operational specification as the Apex standard units, the Apex ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • New Odor Sampling Procedure for high humidity air flow from food or feed dryers/coolers

    Special odour sampling procedure with nitrogen dilution has been developed by Uniqair and Purdue University Odor Lab for odour samples with high humidity from dryers and coolers. The nitrogen will preserve the odor and prevent condensation for more accurate odor concentration test results. Unlike VOC testing, the odour lab is utilizing human noses of screened panel members with odor sensing ...


    By Uniqair Technologies Ltd.

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • New Odor Sampling Procedure for high humidity air flow from food or feed dryers/coolers

    Special odor sampling procedure with nitrogen dilution has been developed by Uniqair and Purdue University Odor Lab for odor samples with high humidity from dryers and coolers. The nitrogen will preserve the odor and prevent condensation for more accurate odor concentration test results. Unlike VOC testing, the odor lab is utilizing human noses of screened panel members with odor sensing ...


    By Uniqair Technologies Ltd.

  • ASTM D7201 - 06(2011) standard practice for sampling and counting airborne fibers, including asbestos fibers, in the workplace, by phase contrast microscopy (with an Option of Transmission Electron Microscopy)

    Users of this practice must determine for themselves whether the practices described meet the requirements of local or national authorities regulating asbestos or other fibrous hazards. Variations of this practice have been described by the Asbestos Research Council in Great Britain (8), the Asbestos International Association (AIA) RTM 1 (9), NIOSH 7400, OSHA (Reference Method ID 160), and ISO ...


    By ASTM International

  • Play the percentages game!

    With budgets under pressure everywhere, the good news is that Casella is offering customers an incentive to upgrade their monitoring instrumentation. An old-for-new replacement scheme can save users up to 30% on new replacements, plus the company is offering a 50% reduction on its Microdust to encourage SHE professionals to work with real-time dust data. Real time dust monitoring allows you to ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • Christmas comes early with Casella`s ‘Old for New’ replacement scheme

    Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), leading global specialist in industrial hygiene and occupational health monitoring equipment, is offering up to 30% off the price of new equipment to customers who exchange their old sound level meters, noise dosimeters, dust monitors and air sampling pumps before 9th December 2012. ...


    By Casella

  • ASTM D7202 - 11 standard test method for determination of beryllium in the workplace using field-based extraction and optical fluorescence detection

    Exposure to beryllium can cause a potentially fatal disease, and occupational exposure limits for beryllium in air and on surfaces have been established to reduce exposure risks to potentially affected workers (4, 5). Sampling and analytical methods for beryllium are needed in order to meet the challenges relating to exposure assessment and risk reduction. Field-portable sampling and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Fab Four Make Their First Appearance in Germany

    Casella CEL (UK) exhibited its four intrinsically safe (I.S.) Atex approved instruments, for use in hazardous areas, at the A&A Safety and Health at work exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany (24-27 October 2005). Titled the' Fab Four ' the new I.S instruments made their first appearance to the German market and included noise dosimeters, personal air sampling pumps, real time dust monitors and a ...


    By Casella

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