21 February 2022
In January 2022, 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.
The key changes to the guidance relate to: –
Following the guidance will normally be sufficient to be in compliance with the law.
Envirocare has an experienced team of dedicated occupational hygienists who can competently prepare a sampling strategy as described in the guidance, and are recommended by the BOHS in their ‘Good Practice Guide for Consultants’
We adopt the relevant HSE Methods for Determining Hazardous Substances (MDHS) and other recognised standards for air monitoring specific substances. These include, but are not limited to:
Our interpretive reports compare the monitoring results with workplace exposure limits (WEL) and provide practical cost effective control measures. WELs are published in HSE publication EH40 ‘Workplace Exposure Limits’ Workplace Exposure Limits: COSHH Regulations Explained.