Air Monitoring

Example of consultancy work.
Personal exposure monitoring for solvents and isocyanates during gravure printing process. Advice on exposure control measures including appropriate LEV (local exhaust ventilation) and PPE (personal protective equipment).

Asbestos Risk Management

Example of consultancy work.
Developed site asbestos management plan and revised asbestos safe working procedures for a UK electricity generation company. 

Local Exhaust Ventilation

Example of consultancy work.
Complete statutory examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems for speciality chemicals company. Systems tested at 6 and 14 month frequencies with supporting personal exposure monitoring to assist with control evaluation.

Workplace Noise

Example of consultancy work.
Noise assessment of a large rubber processing manufacturing site. Identification of major noise sources and personal dosimetry to establish levels of risk to hearing from noise at work. Recommendations on control measures including noise control strategy and appropriate level of hearing protection.

Environmental Noise

Example of consultancy work.
Food manufacturing site received nuisance noise complaints from residential neighbours.  The nuisance noise sources were identified and remedial noise control measures recommended.

Vibration

Example of consultancy work.
Assisted chemical company with the assessment of hand arm vibration.  Measured vibration magnitudes emitted from representative hand held tools under typical usage.  Recommendations included vibration control strategy and appropriate health surveillance.

Legionella

Example of consultancy work.
A major food manufacturer required an independent assessment of their legionellosis management system.  A site based audit was completed involving water system inspections, interviews with key personnel and a review of the control scheme administration.   The gap analysis style report prioritised remedial actions at a glance.

Training

Example of consultancy work.
Developed and delivered bespoke full day COSHH Assessor training package to UK flooring manufacturer.

Risk Assessments

Example of consultancy work.
Completed general risk assessments for a small glazing company and assisted with the development of a health & safety management system.

COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health)

Example of consultancy work.
Completed task-based COSHH risk assessments for medium-sized manufacturing firm and carried out supporting personal exposure monitoring and appraisal of engineering controls including local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems.

Indoor Air Quality

Example of consultancy work.
Following a number of ill-health complaints in a busy office environment we measured a range of physical comfort parameters and potential airborne contaminants.  The data was analysed and it was concluded that remedial action was required, e.g. humidification and improved standards of ventilation system maintenance.

Thermal Comfort

Example of consultancy work.
Food manufacturer required an assessment of heat stress for employees involved in a specific hot production process.  Heat stress index to BS EN 27243 (recently replaced by BS EN ISO 7243:2017) was used and the results used to advise on appropriate control regime.