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Noise Assessments | How Often Should A Noise Survey Be Carried Out?

We’ve already established a company’s obligation in terms of Noise Regulations but a question we get asked over and over again is “How often should noise assessments and noise surveys be carried out?” Unfortunately, there is no clear cut answer listed in regulation. In the Control of Noise at Work Regulations, they state that a noise risk assessment… continue reading →

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Workplace Exposure Monitoring & COSHH Air Sampling

The fifth step in the COSHH workplace exposure monitoring process happens once you have ensured all control measures are in place, and procedures have been put in to ensure that controls are used and maintained. We now need to see how effective these controls are. This can be done in two ways, the first of which will be… continue reading →

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Spray Booth Emissions Monitoring In Leeds

Envirocare was commissioned to conduct a spray booth emissions monitoring campaign on a pair of Dalby Paint Booths at a car garage in Leeds to assess the Environmental Impact from a car parts coating process. The monitoring methods and site times were arranged and agreed with the client in advance of the visit.  BS EN 12619 was… continue reading →

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Noise Exposure Limits | Everything You Need To Know

Employers Basic Requirements For Noise Exposure Limits UK Noise Regulations (The Control of Noise at Work Regulations of 2005) states three stages of control regarding noise exposure limits in the workplace. These relate to the levels of exposure to noise of employees average over a specific working day or week and also the maximum noise to which… continue reading →

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COSHH Assessments | How To Control Exposure

The third step in completing your COSHH assessments is the point at which you ask “we have the data, but what can we do to reduce and control exposure?” For this, we go back to the COSHH hierarchy of control: Elimination This is the gold standard for how to control exposure, but it is one… continue reading →

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Noise Monitoring at Dutch Poultry Farm

Envirocare recently performed noise monitoring at a Dutch Poultry Farm in order to assess employee exposures to noise levels whilst tending to various flocks. Noise monitoring was performed in accordance with principles laid down in the HSE’s “Controlling Noise at Work” – Guidance on the Control of Noise at Work Regulations, 2005, L108, Part 2… continue reading →

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Noise Regulations: What Are Your Obligations?

A Brief Guide To UK Noise Regulations Noise Regulations act as a safety net due to noise being a common issue in most industrial environments we carry out work in, whether it be the hum of a production line in a printing works or the short, sharp noise of a hammer hitting a metal unit… continue reading →

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NOx Emissions | A Pollutant Focus

What Is NOx? NOx emissions / Oxides of Nitrogen is a term for the mono-nitrogen oxides Nitric Oxide (NO) & Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and their oxidation products, principally Nitric Acid (HNO3). Oxides of Nitrogen are a significant air pollutant particular in urban areas where vehicular and industrial contributions are more prevalent. Oxides of Nitrogen are… continue reading →

COSHH Assessment at Salisbury Cathedral Stonemasons

Envirocare recently carried out a COSHH assessment within Salisbury Cathedral near Southampton. The main focus of the study was determination of the levels of respirable dust and respirable crystalline silica. Respirable crystalline silica is a carcinogenic substance, examples of where this is a risk include when stonework is cut, sanded or fettled.   What Is Crystalline Silica?… continue reading →

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