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  • Workshop focuses on dust protection and monitoring

    Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented by dust and other particulate matter. Alan Hasson and Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology provided an overview of the justification for dust monitoring in the workplace, and Nicholas Baxter from HSL described the requirements ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • 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.

  • Diffusive Badges for Personal Exposure Monitoring

    We are the Technology Leader in Personal Monitoring Badges, the most cost-effective and convenient way to monitor chemicals in a worker’s personal breathing zone. We also have Laboratories. AT Labs operates AIHA-accredited labs which provide personal air samplers to industrial hygienists and analyze the contents of returned samplers.  Assay Technology's Miller-Nelson ...


    By Assay Technology, Inc

  • Tough, Small And Lightweight Personal Multi-Gas Monitor For Harsh Environments

    Extending the family of Tetra portable gas monitors, the lightweight Tetra:3 from Crowcon Detection Instruments combines extremely rugged design with small size and simple operation. Designed for use in demanding industrial environments, including confined space work in the construction industry, the Tetra:3 has simple, single button operation which can be used with a gloved hand. Monitoring ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • UK committee supports personal carbon trading

    A House of Commons committee suggested last week that the UK Parliament create a personal carbon-trading scheme for all citizens of the United Kingdom. It was the strongest statement yet by any government in favor of an individual cap-and-trade system for buying and selling greenhouse gas emissions. Personal carbon trading would provide a set 'carbon emissions allowance' to each citizen and ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 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

  • New Gas Generator to check personal Gas Detectors

    Personnel working in chemical plants protect themselves with personal gas detectors from gas exposure. Gas leaks are very unlikely to occur, so the gas detector will always display „0“. An instrument displaying zero can do so for two reasons: a) The concentration is zero. b) The instrument is defective. For good reasons a daily check of the instrument is mandatory. It would ...

  • Primozone hires key persons to support U.S. growth

    Primozone and it´s US partner Ozone Water Systems bring on additional team members as momentum grows for the innovative ‘new generation’ ozone generators with United States customers. . “Our growth is being driven by the adoption of the GM-Series ozone generators within the U.S.”, says John Overby, co-owner of Ozone Water Systems. “Demand requires supply and we ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • Enviro Technology records personal best for biggest sales in its history

    Best Quarter 2 performance in company’s 28 year history with orders of £2.7m in February-April 2011 Sales performance represents a 50% year on year increase on 2010 (year-to-date)  Enviro Technology, the UK’s leading supplier and exporter of air quality monitoring systems for ambient air quality and industrial emissions applications, is celebrating a ...

  • 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

  • Solar Components Announces Retail Availability of JOOS Orange Personal Solar Charger

    Solar Components today announced the availability of the JOOS Orange™ personal solar charger, the only portable solar charger that can effectively turn sunlight into electrical power under sunny, cloudy and even rainy weather conditions. Roughly the size of a paperback (5.8- x 8.6- x ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • nanoIndEx Publishes Guidance Document on Assessment of Personal Exposure to Airborne Nanomaterials

    In June 2016, the “Assessment of Individual Exposure to manufactured nanomaterials by means of personal monitors and samples” (nanoIndEx) project published a guidance document entitled Assessment of Personal Exposure to Airborne Nanomaterials.  The three-year project was funded under the Safe Implementation of Innovative Nanoscience and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Enviance Announces 6.5 Release to Personalize and Simplify the Customer Experience

    Enviance, Inc. today announced the release of version 6.5 of the Enviance System, a cloud-based Environmental ERP platform that manages environmental, health and safety compliance, greenhouse gas, and the financial risk posed by over 2000 environmental factors. The new features and improved functionality offer total customization for a personalized and ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • ASTM D5337 - 11 Standard Practice for Flow Rate for Calibration of Personal Sampling Pumps

    Most occupational exposure assessment methods require the use of personal sampling pumps to collect air samples at typical workplace sampling rates, with sampling volumes specified by (a) particular procedure(s). The precision and bias of these methods are directly affected by the precision and bias of the pumps used to measure the air ...


    By ASTM 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 ...

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