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    The Use of Noise Dosimeters for Workplace Noise

    In recent decades, increased mechanisation has drastically changed the industrial work environment. This has led to many changes to an employee’s work pattern. It used to be the case on the majority of production lines, that an employee would stay in one place for their working shift. Therefore, monitoring their noise exposure with a sound level meter was very straightforward. However, with ...


    By Casella

  • 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

  • Monitoring Noise Levels in the Workplace with the Pulsar Nova Sound Level Meters

    Sound Level meters have come a long way since they were first launched and are becoming increasingly easy to operate.  Pulsar Nova sound level meters are the latest addition to an already extensive range of noise measurement instruments.  They have been designed with the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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.

  • Managing exposure to nanoparticles in the workplace

    It is estimated that approximately 2 million workers will be employed in nanotechnology industries worldwide in the next fifteen years. A new study reviews an existing framework of occupational risk management and describes possible methods for controlling exposure to nanomaterials in workplaces. The manufacture and use of nanomaterials is increasing. Although this is creating more jobs, those ...

  • How to Prevent Industrial Noise Induced Hearing Loss - Monitoring and Reducing the Risk of Noise in the Workplace

    The risk of noise in the workplace is a very real concern for individuals and companies all over the UK. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) has a debilitating effect on employees’ everyday and working lives and puts them at risk of not being able to hear alarms and warnings. NIHL also poses potentially devastating legal and financial threats to your company. This article ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Keep it down! controlling noise in the workplace with Pulsar

    According to the HSE, over one million employees in Great Britain are exposed to levels of noise which put their hearing at risk. Noise induced hearing loss is one of the most prevalent, but often ignored, risks in the workplace and employees must, by law, be protected. Once noise-induced hearing loss has taken place, it ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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.

  • Date announced for popular workplace and ambient dust workshop

    Following the success of a similar event last January, TSI and Ashtead Technology have organised another workshop focusing on workplace dust, aerosols and environmental particulates. The event, which is free to attend, will take place on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at TSI’s headquarters in High Wycombe. Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas recommends early booking: “This ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Introduction to workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory

    The answers you need about workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory, from the noise at work measurement specialist and more, when you attend Pulsar's brand new Noise Awareness Courses in 2015. Noise regulations, and a basic understanding of noise theory and noise control is something that employers who are responsible for staff operating in noisy areas of over 80dB(A) need to be aware ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Pulsar: a unique range of sound meters to measure workplace noise

    Pulsar Instruments plc, a leading manufacturer and supplier of high performance niose measurement equipment, is now offering a full range of instrumentation to suit most applications and budgets. Taking noise measurements couldn't be easier. All Pulsar Instruments are affordable, simple to use and effective whilst complying with national standards. The name Pulsar is synonym with reliability and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • OSHA cites gun range for workplace lead, arsenic exposure

    Employer name: Kremer's Guns LLC, Celina, Ohio Citations received: Sept. 26, 2015 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Toledo Area Office cited 23 serious safety violations for ...

  • Protecting Workers from Hand-Arm Vibration Hazards in the Workplace

    Hand-Arm Vibrations (HAVs) are a common occupational hazard for millions of workers across the globe. In the United States alone, the U.S. Navy Safety Center reports that approximately 2.5 million workers are exposed daily to HAVs from the power tools they use on the job.   Workers regularly exposed to HAVs can develop a condition known as vibration syndrome or Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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.

  • Emerging risks: acting now to ensure tomorrow’s workplaces are safe and healthy

    Visit EU-OSHA’s website section on emerging risks to find out more about our work in this important area. New and emerging risks — caused, for example, by new forms of work or innovative work processes — are anticipated and analysed through our  ...

  • 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

  • Accurate detection and monitoring of Formaldehyde.

    PPM Technology has developed wireless connectivity for our leading Formaldehyde detector and monitor the Formaldemeter htv-m. The Formaldemeter htv-m is able to accurately detect and monitor formaldehyde, temperature and humidity in real-time.  It can be ...


    By PPM Technology

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