Occupational hygiene testing in an office or industrial environment can be conducted to determine if the quality of air meets or exceeds legislative standards or guidelines. This is a necessary step to ensure all staff are protected against the airborne hazards of different manufacturing operations.
Testing is conducted in many different ways and may include sample equipment which is left in place over an extended period of time (hours or in some cases days). Other equipment is used for only short periods, often only minutes to determine if a specific contaminant in air is an issue.
All sampling events are followed by a professional, detailed report providing relevant site observations and a full explanation of analytical findings. When applicable, recommendations are also provided to help to alleviate any concerns identified.
Chemical air sampling is an assessment in which indoor air is sampled and analyzed to see what it contains. A direct reading instrument may be used or equipment may be used where samples are collected for laboratory analysis. Sampling can be conducted to determine the concentration in air of a specific chemical or for a…
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Measuring noise levels and the exposure to noise by a worker is the most important part of a workplace hearing conservation program. It helps identify work locations where there are potential concerns, employees who may be affected, and where additional noise measurements may need to be collected. A noise survey is also an important component…
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