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Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

3 November 2022 · Roisin Campbell

Electric and magnetic fields occur naturally in nerves and muscles of our bodies, and in the Earth’s magnetic field. In the workplace we are concerned about Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) produced by currents and fields in electric power systems.

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ProtectHear visit Envirocare Bradford Office

3 May 2022 · Megan Rushton

Safe practices regarding noise management are an imperative for today’s workforce; the number of workers with work-related hearing problems is estimated to be at 14000, using three years of data from the Labour Force Survey.

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COSHH Essentials: General Guidance G409 ‘Exposure Measurement: Air Sampling’

21 February 2022 · Bethan Martin

The Health and Safety Executive issued an updated guidance document which provides practical advice on when you must measure exposure to airborne substances, how to measure exposure, the substances, demonstrating control, and what should be included in the content of a consultants’ report.

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Hexavalent Chromium/Chromium (VI) and REACH

20 December 2021 · Bethan Martin

Hexavalent chromium is included in the REACH directive as it is a known human carcinogen. It is a SVHC (Substance of Very High Concern), and the waste produced from industrial processes involving it poses a serious threat to human health.

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COVID-19 and Increased Risk of Legionella

23 December 2020 · Bethan Martin

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Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Restart Check for Unused Equipment

9 July 2020 · Bethan Martin

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Safety = Success

4 December 2019 · Bethan Martin

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Are You Aware of Breathe Freely?

7 November 2019 · Bethan Martin

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Mild Steel Welding Fume

20 February 2019 · Bethan Martin

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