In the engineering industry, many workers are required to operate hand-held power tools and other hand-guided equipment as part of their job, exposing them to potentially high vibration levels. Long term exposure to vibration levels that exceed safety limits puts workers at risk...
In recent decades, increased mechanisation has drastically changed the industrial work
environment. This has led to many changes to an employee’s work pattern. It used to be the case on the majority of production lines that an employee would stay in one place for their working shift...
Workers in this increasingly growing sector are exposed to a range of hazardous substances that could impact their occupational health, increasing the likelihood of developing respiratory conditions, among others. Personal sampling pumps are a tool used to monitor such substances.
Approximately 14.8 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with an estimated 12 million people likely to have the condition. Implementing workplace monitoring solutions could be the key to reducing these statistics...
By 2031, 20% of the population are predicted to suffer from hearing loss, costing the UK economy £25 billion. Workplace hearing loss is a serious concern, with approximately, 20,000 people working last year suffering from noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), both new and longstanding cases.
If you’re looking to save critical time and money for your business whilst ensuring compliance with Noise at Work Regulations, Casella’s one day noise course is the perfect starter course for you...
An estimated 20,000 people working during the last year suffered from noise induced hearing loss (NIHL). With Big Ben having fallen silent this week to protect the hearing of workers, Tim Turney investigates what you can do to protect your workforce.
It is estimated nearly two million people in the UK are at risk of developing Hand Arm Vibration, commonly referred to as HAV syndrome. In an article first published on SHP Online, Tim Turney discusses the risks.
We are proud to present our new video for the Guardian2 Site Boundary Monitor, illustrating the features and benefits that make it the perfect solution for long term all in one monitoring.
Due to popular demand, the Casella Noise at Work Course will return on September 19th!
If you’re looking to save critical time and money for your business whilst ensuring compliance with Noise at Work Regulations, Casella’s one day noise course is the perfect starter course for you.
Dust in the workplace continues to receive international attention as a hidden killer. In the United Kingdom during 2015-2016, 13,000 deaths were reported as a result of past exposures at work, primarily to chemicals and dust.
When construction work began on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Olympic Village project in 2005, it is highly likely that no-one at the time could have imagined how this project alone would transform the meaning of the phrase “health and safety” forevermore.