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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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Envirocare welcomes bespoke technology - the iSmith

3 February 2023 · Susan Lett

Envirocare’s Occupational Hygiene Team is improving efficiency and working practices by embracing its new project management tool – the iSmith.

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Chris Creasey
Chris Creasey awarded prestigious qualification from the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS)

3 January 2023 · Susan Lett

Envirocare’s Occupational Hygienist, Chris Creasey has been awarded his professional qualification by the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS).

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What are 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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Protect Hear Visit Bradford
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 Guidance
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
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 Legionella
COVID-19 and Increased Risk of Legionella

23 December 2020 · Bethan Martin

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Safety = Success
Benefits of Improving Employee Safety

4 December 2019 · Bethan Martin

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