Hexavalent Chromium Blog

Hexavalent Chromium/Chromium (VI) and REACH

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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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Envirocare Glasgow Receives UKAS MCERTs accreditation

Envirocare Glasgow receives UKAS MCERTS Accreditation

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Envirocare’s Glasgow office is now UKAS & MCERTS certified for Stack Emissions Testing.

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Envirocare Launch New Website

Envirocare Launch New Website

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Envirocare are excited to announce the launch of our new website. The website has been designed to optimise user experience and demonstrate the range of expertly delivered services we provide.

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94 of Customers would Recommend Envirocare

94% of Customers would Recommend Envirocare

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Since Envirocare was acquired by the EMS group in August 2019, we have been supporting customers to confidently meet and exceed their environmental compliance requirements. The new senior management team has been driving growth with an emphasis on improved customer experience. The prioritisation of customer care has resulted in excellent customer feedback. Over a 90 […]

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Andy Clayton Envirocare

Envirocare Welcomes Andrew Clayton to the Team

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Envirocare is pleased to welcome Andrew Clayton to the team as our new Workshop Manager.   Andrew brings a wealth of experience to this role. He will manage the workshop and support our teams to further support the expansion of the business.   We want to wish Andrew the best of luck in this new […]

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New Brackley Office

EMS Group Delighted to Announce Opening of New Brackley Office

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We are delighted to announce the opening of our new Brackley office. Situated in a prime location, this expansion will increase our presence, allowing us to better support customers all over the UK to confidently meet and exceed their environmental compliance requirements. At a time when reducing environmental impact is a commercial imperative, the opening […]

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MCPD Flow Diagram

MCPD Flow Diagram

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Don’t know whether the Medium Combustion Plant Directive applies to you? The Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) has expanded the requirements for Environmental Permits to include smaller sizes of plant which weren’t previously covered by environmental legislation. Now including new and existing plant over 1MWth input the updated permitting requirements are still being overlooked by […]

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Ian Baggley

Envirocare Welcomes Ian Baggley to the Team

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Envirocare is delighted to welcome Ian Baggley to the team as Training Manager. Ian brings a wealth of experience with him, having worked in the industry for over 20 years. He has worked previously as an occupational hygienist and an emissions specialist. The team wishes Ian great success in this new role!

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New Senior Team Leaders

Envirocare welcomes three new Senior Team Leaders

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Envirocare is pleased to announce that we have three new Senior Team Leaders joining our Stack Emissions division. Further enhancing our expanding business we have Trevor Halliday, Carl McDonald and Adam Tran all joining the team and bringing with them a wealth of stack testing experience. Trevor and Carl both previously worked at Castings Technology […]

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Mike Robertson

Envirocare Welcomes Mike Robertson to the Team

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Envirocare is delighted to welcome Mike Robertson to the team as Occupational Hygiene Director. Mike brings with him a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of Occupational Hygiene practice having worked in the industry for over 25 years. Mike has held senior leadership roles within the industry and his appointment as Occupational Hygiene Director at […]

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Envirocare New Office

Envirocare Open Office in East Kilbride, Glasgow

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Envirocare is pleased to announce the opening of our brand-new, custom-built, facility in East Kilbride, Glasgow. Our brand new Glasgow office is situated in a prime location and will allow us to enhance service delivery throughout the UK. Since Envirocare was acquired by the EMS Group in 2019, the focus has been on improving customer […]

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Track Emissions eDAS

Track and Trend your Emissions Data with eDAS®

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eDAS® (our Environmental Data Acquisition System) is now available to enable you track and trend all your emissions data. eDAS® makes monitoring your environmental performance more simple, you can: Centralise your environmental performance data  Integrate your legacy or EMS supplied equipment  View graphs and export data at the touch of a button  Get the information […]

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Risk of Legionella

COVID-19 and Increased Risk of Legionella

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During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many buildings have been left with reduced occupancy or have been closed. With reduced usage and interruption of cleaning regimes, water system stagnation is likely to occur. Stagnation offers an ideal breeding ground for legionella bacteria, increasing the likelihood of people contracting Legionnaire’s disease.  What is Legionnaires disease? Legionella is […]

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UKAS Accreditation

Envirocare gain UKAS accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2017

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Envirocare has gained UKAS accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2017  and the Environment Agency (MCERTS) performance standard for laboratories carrying out testing of samples from stack emissions monitoring for the following methods: Filter Papers and Rinse Solutions – Weighing of Particulate Matter to BS EN 13284-1:2017 Filter Papers and Rinse Solutions – Weighing of Particulate Matter <10 […]

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UKAS Envirocare

Envirocare add FTIR to PD CEN/TS 17337:2019 to our UKAS Schedule

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We are delighted to announce that we have added FTIR to PD CEN/TS17337:2019 to our UKAS schedule. As one of the first test houses in the UK to add this to our UKAS schedule, this will increase our service offering and allow us to better support our existing and future clients. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy […]

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Toby Campbell

Envirocare Welcomes Toby Campbell to the Team

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Envirocare is thrilled to announce and welcome Toby Campbell as our new Business Development Director. Toby has extensive experience and an in-depth knowledge of industry practice. He will bring this experience to his new role to strengthen and enhance our existing client relationships and to maximise further opportunities. John Healey, Managing Director of Envirocare is […]

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Scotland Envirocare

Envirocare, Coming Soon to Scotland

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We are excited to announce that Envirocare will soon be opening an office in Glasgow. Our brand new Scottish office will offer a prime location and will firmly establish our presence in the region. It will allow us to enhance service delivery and will support our plans for sustained growth in Scotland. The expansion of […]

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LEV Restart Check

Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Restart Check for Unused Equipment

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Many organisations in the UK are now preparing to return to the workplace after lockdown. It is important to consider how your working environment will need to be reviewed as ‘fit for purpose’ to guarantee worker safety.   We have recently become accustomed to: Maintaining a 2 metre distance from people More thorough hand washing […]

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Stevie and Nicky

Stevie and Nicky join the Stack Testing Team

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Envirocare is pleased to announce that Stephen Dick and Nicky Kane have joined the Stack Emissions team. Both Stevie and Nicky are experienced Stack Testers who are well-known in the industry. They bring with them a wealth of experience and their addition to the team will allow the company to continue to grow and meet […]

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Barry Grant

Barry Grant Appointed as Commercial Director

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Envirocare is excited to announce the appointment of Barry Grant as Commercial Director. With over 20 years of experience and an in-depth knowledge of the emissions testing market, Barry will further strengthen the senior management team. Barry has held senior leadership roles within the emissions testing industry and has a proven track record at growing […]

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BS EN 14181

Envirocare awarded BS EN 14181

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Envirocare is delighted to announce that we have added BS EN 14181:2014 Stationary Source Emissions – Quality assurance of automated measuring systems to our UKAS schedule BS EN 14181 is a European standard that describes the quality assurance procedures needed to assure that automated measuring systems, installed to measure emissions to air, can meet the […]

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EMS Acquires Envirocare

EMS Acquires Envirocare and Appoints John Healey as MD

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Yorkshire Environmental Monitoring Firms Join Forces as EMS Acquires Envirocare and Appoints John Healey as MD Environmental Monitoring Solutions Ltd (EMS) is excited to announce the acquisition of Envirocare, a Bradford based emissions monitoring and occupational hygiene consultancy. EMS and Envirocare will combine their services and solutions in supporting customers to confidently meet and exceed […]

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Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality: What Pollutes our Air?

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According to Opinium, the average Brit spends around 22 hours indoors. Therefore it is important to understand the quality of the air we are inhaling, the effects of the quality of the air and what can be done to prevent poor air quality. What causes indoor air pollution? There are many factors that are associated […]

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Safety = Success

Safety = Success

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Employee safety should never be overlooked or be considered any less important than profit or reputation. In fact, employee safety can help develop a higher profit and an improved reputation. By creating a safe environment for employees to work in, companies are also protecting themselves. Safety leads to productivity- Employees that feel safe and comfortable […]

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