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BOHS launches Register of Occupational Hygiene Professionals

2 May 2024 · Susan Lett

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) has launched the Register of Occupational Hygiene Professionals, accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, the UK’s regulator of registered health professionals.

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Whole Body Vibration at work: What you need to know

29 April 2024 · Mark Holmes

Whole body vibration (WBV) is the term for when vibrations are transmitted through the seat or feet of a worker. For example, this could be a person who drives a mobile machine, or other work vehicle, over rough and uneven surfaces as a central part of their job. 

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Isocyanate Exposure in the Workplace 

26 April 2024 · Mark Holmes

Here we answer any common questions around isocyanate exposure in the workplace – do you know your exposure limits, and how to monitor and control isocyanate exposure?  

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Hand-arm Vibration - What you need to know

19 April 2024 · Mark Holmes

Hand-arm vibration affects thousands of UK workers each year, and causes various afflictions such as carpal tunnel syndrome.  These symptoms are due to vibration exposure altering the flow of blood, which then results in nerve symptoms and blood circulation damage.

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Envirocare expands presence with new office in Newcastle 

25 January 2024 · John Healey

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our newest office in Newcastle. This strategic expansion is set to reinforce Envirocare's national presence and strengthen its commitment to providing unparalleled environmental solutions to clients across the UK. 

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John Dykes retirement at Envirocare
Six decades of environmental excellence - John Dykes to enjoy well-earned retirement

12 January 2024 · Roisin Campbell

Envirocare extends heartfelt gratitude to John Dykes for his dedication and unwavering commitment to excellence.

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My Envirocare employment journey

20 April 2023 · George Daniel

George Daniel, Occupational Hygiene Training and Safety Lead discusses his employment journey at Envirocare.

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New Monitoring Requirements for Brominated Flame Retardants

29 March 2023 · Andy Dykes

Brominated Flame Retardants are added to products during manufacturing to increase their resistance to fire. We explain the new requirements for plants burning waste containing brominated flame retardants.

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Respirable crystalline silica dust - the next asbestos

8 March 2023 · Susan Lett

Respirable crystalline silica is created by a range of manufacturing processes. It is a particular problem in foundry practices, where green sand is used in metal moulds.

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