Occupational Hygiene

Do you have good practice in place for Hand Arm Vibration?

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Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) can pose a serious health risk, and many firms are not doing enough to help prevent it. Once the damage has been caused, it is permanent,…

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Are you noise levels acceptable and compliant?

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The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (Noise Regulations 2005) require employers to prevent or reduce risks to health and safety from exposure to noise at work. The HSE…

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Are You In Control of Wood Dust Exposure?

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A Health and Safety Executive directive has published new guidance on how to limit the potential damage of exposure to wood dust. Compliant with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health…

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Are you aware of the punishments for failing to adequately control Hand Arm Vibration?

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A recent court case has highlighted the need to place strict controls and measures on workers using vibrating tools for a long period of time. A train refurbishment company, Faiveley…

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Are you considering the impact of Hand Arm Vibration on your employees?

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Using a handheld power tool for a significant amount of time can have serious health effects if not controlled and monitored carefully. The Health and Safety Executive proposes guidelines based…

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HSE Changes Enforcement Expectations for Mild Steel Welding Fume

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A recent enforcement change has been made by the Health & Safety Executive, in regards to mild steel welding fume. There is new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding…

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Hand Arm Vibration is not being monitored effectively in business

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Many businesses are failing to adequately protect their workers from the dangers of hand arm vibration. Workers are being exposed to the hazards of hand arm vibration and in particular…

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World Health Organisation noise pollution guidelines introduced

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has introduced new noise pollution guidelines to help protect people from harmful exposure to noise. The new guidelines came into effect on 10th October 2018.…

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New EH40 regulations could affect your business.

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Is your business compliant with the recent EU directive regarding exposure limits to certain chemicals within the workplace? Over exposure to certain chemicals can be particularly damaging to health and…

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What Are The Business Benefits of Occupational Hygiene?

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Protected workforce and increased productivity, the added benefits of Occupational Hygiene.

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