workplace air monitor News

  • Why monitor dust in the workplace?

    Almost any place of employment can present a potential threat to health and safety from airborne particulates and aerosols. It is important to note, however, that dust hazards are not necessarily visible to the human eye and that the finest particles can represent the greatest threat because of their ability to travel deepest into the lungs. Effective monitoring is therefore key to the ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • How Clean is the Air in your workplace? - Taiwan Indoor Air Quality Management Act

    PPM Technology will be presenting a lecture titled - 'How clean is the air in your workplace? - Benefits of continuous monitoring' to IAQ scholars and delegates at a Taiwanese Occupational Hygiene Association seminar regarding Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) held in Kaohsiung, Southern Taiwan. Taiwan recently became the 2nd country, after South Korea, to introduce an Indoor Air Quality ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Air Monitors launches latest industrial particulate monitors

    A new report published in September 2012 by the European Environment Agency shows that almost a third of Europe's city dwellers are exposed to excessive concentrations of airborne particulate matter (PM); one of the most important pollutants in terms of harm to human health because it penetrates sensitive parts of the respiratory system. Colin Craggs from instrumentation specialist Air Monitors ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors launches nanoparticle detector

    Traditional methods for measuring airborne particulate matter measure particle mass per unit air volume, usually with an upper size limit of x microns (PMx etc.). However, from a human health perspective, the particles of most interest are those that penetrate deep into the lungs. For this reason, Air Monitors has launched the Naneos Partector nanoparticle detector in the UK. The Swiss made ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • `Not all particles are equal`, Air Monitors

    Recently, the Prime Minister’s car was covered by a thin layer of Saharan dust and air quality was suddenly a lead item in the national news. The dust itself does not pose a serious hazard to health in comparison with the finer particles (from diesel engines for example) that travel deep into the lungs, but Jim Mills, MD of Air Monitors, believes that the media attention that this event ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Hexavalent Chromium Requirements in the Workplace

    If a company works with chromium containing materials such as stainless steel, conducts chemical film or plating operations involving hexavalent chromium (Cr+6) or spray paints with products containing Cr+6, it is required by state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administrations (OSHAs) to take specific actions. As stated in a National Institute of Occupational Safety and ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Flexible choice of air quality and emissions monitoring equipment

    The Ashtead Technology stand (No. 77) at AQE 2017 will feature a comprehensive range of both workplace and emissions monitoring instruments including the latest technologies from TSI and Testo. “With a range of the cutting edge technologies, and a choice of financial options, visitors will be able to ensure that their instrumentation matches both their needs and budget,” says Josh ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New Casella microsite provides quick answers to workplace safety monitoring issues in key industry sectors

    www.mycasellasolutions.com aimed at pharmaceutical, mining, chemical and petrochemical businesses  Leading global specialist in industrial hygiene, occupational health and environmental monitoring equipment, Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), has ...


    By Casella

  • Employees Exposed to Asbestos at Illinois Workplace

    A company in Kankakee, IL has been cited for five health violations concerning asbestos by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The violations were detected after receiving a complaint claiming hazards at the workplace. The total projected fine for the company is $59,400. One of the company’s major repeat violations was their failure to ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Dust monitoring in ambient air to prevent explosion zones in a plant

    Application A producer of dry mortar needs dry sand and trass for the production process. Both materials are dried in a hot gas heater at a temperature of 500 °Cbefore they are admixed. The hot gas heater uses brown coal dust as combustion material. The brown coal dust, which is stored in a silo, is transported via a rotary valve in free ...


    By ENVEA

  • Software identifies and monitors Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) problems.

    Bad air quality in the workplace environment can be extremely debilitating, causes ill-heath, distraction and absenteeism and when maximum permitted exposure levels for hazardous contaminants are exceeded is illegal, risking heavy fines and claims. ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Dust monitoring in ambient air to prevent explosion zones in a plant

    Application A producer of dry mortar needs dry sand and trass for the production process. Both materials are dried in a hot gas heater at a temperature of 500 °Cbefore they are admixed. The hot gas heater uses brown coal […] Application ...


    By ENVEA

  • Fast uptake Nitrogen dioxide and VOC monitoring using passive sampling techniques - Rapid Air Monitors

    Leading supplier of air pollution monitoring equipment, Gradko Environmental, is pleased to announce the first products in its new range of Rapid Air Monitors. Environmental consultants globally have been looking for faster passive methods of measuring ambient air pollution, particularly for inorganic compounds. Gradko have responded to this market need with the introduction of the Rapid Air ...


    By Gradko International Ltd

  • CASELLA LAUNCH FOUR NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE AIR AND NOISE MONITORS

    A record 'Fab Four' combination of new instruments Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches four new ATEX approved, intrinsically safe (I.S.), portable ...


    By Casella

  • All4 Inc. named an Inc. Magazine and Winning Workplaces 2010 Top Small Company Workplace

    All4 Inc. named an Inc. Magazine and Winning Workplaces 2010 Top Small Company Workplace Inc. magazine and Winning Workplaces announced the winners of the 2010 Top Small Company Workplaces competition in Inc."s June issue. All4 Inc. (ALL4) was among the twenty winners of the 2010 Top Small Company Workplaces competition. The magazine features the 20 winners, which range from All4 Inc., an ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • Occupational Hygiene 2012 - Enviro Technology set to showcase indoor air quality monitoring systems

    Enviro Technology, one of the UK’s leading air quality monitoring specialists will be showcasing their ground breaking systems at Occupational Hygiene 2012, the UK’s leading international scientific conference and exhibition for those involved in occupational and environmental hygiene on 24-26 April at the Mercure Holland House Hotel, Cardiff. With growing worldwide concern about ...

  • 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

  • Indoor Air Quality - A Breath of Fresh Air in Asia.

    PPM Technology (UK) have recently completed a major deal to supply formaldehyde detection instruments to health authorities in China. PPM have supplied 120 of their hand-held instruments for detection of formaldehyde in the air – the Formaldemeter htv. The instruments will be supplied to the Government Procurement Office of Shan Xi Province. As well as this ...


    By PPM Technology

  • ASTM D6562 - 06(2011) standard test method for determination of gaseous hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) in air with 9-(N-methylaminomethyl) anthracene method (MAMA) in the workplace

    HDI is mostly used in the preparation of paints. For the last ten years, the use of isocyanates and their industrial needs have been in constant growth. Diisocyanates and polyisocyanates are irritants to skin, eyes, and mucous membranes. They are recognized to cause respiratory allergic sensitization, asthmatic bronchitis, and acute respiratory intoxication (4-7). The American Conference of ...


    By ASTM International

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