Professional Occupational Hygiene Services
The following surveys are provided to our clients:
Ergonomics is the process of designing or arranging workplaces, products and systems so that they fit the people who use them.
Heat & Cold: Measurements will be carried out over hourly intervals Legal requirement and relevant standards Environmental Regulations for Workplaces R2281:1987
Face and Capture Velocity measurements will be conducted on all local exhaust ventilation systems. Legal requirement and relevant standards HCS Regulations – Section 12 and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations. Control of Substance Hazardous to Health (CoSHH) Regulations.
Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Survey
Qualitative air assessment will be conducted and/or air movement will be measured in the working areas to ascertain if the working conditions are suitable for the work being performed. Legal requirement and relevant standards ASHRAE Standard 62, Ventilation for Acceptable…
The illumination levels will be carried out in accordance with the SANS 10114 – 1:2005 “Artificial Lighting of Interiors”. Legal requirement and relevant standards The results will be compared to the standards provided in the Environmental Regulations for Workplaces R2281:1987
The measurements will be conducted in accordance to the SANS 10083:2013: “The Measurement and Assessment of Occupational Noise for Hearing Conservation Purposes”. SANS 10083:2013: “The measurement and assessment of occupational noise for hearing conservation purposes”. Legal requirement and relevant standards…
Lead Chemical Stressors
SURVEY TYPE: LEAD MONITORING DESCRIPTION AND DETAILS: Personal and ambient Tetraethyl Lead (TEL) air monitoring will be carried out to establish exposure levels of Tetraethyl Lead LEGAL REQUIREMENT AND STANDARDS The survey will be carried out in accordance with the…
Hazardous Chemical Substances
Asbestos Air Monitoring
Establish personal exposure levels of employees to regulated asbestos fibres during removal of asbestos containing material. Establish ambient levels of regulated asbestos materials before, during and after removal. Legal requirement and relevant standards Occupational Health and Safety Act, Asbestos Regulations…
Hazardous Biological Agents Assessment
Qualitative overview and quantitative microbiological sample will be performed. Legal requirement and relevant standards Hazardous Biological Agents Regulations R1390:2001
Health Risk Assessments
A health risk assessment (HRA) is a health questionnaire, used to provide individuals with an evaluation of their health risks and quality of life.
Hazardous Chemical Substances
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will protect the user against health or safety risks at work. It includes items such as safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility clothing, safety footwear and safety harnesses. It also includes respiratory protective equipment (RPE).
Hazardous Chemical Substances Sampling
Personal and ambient air monitoring will carried out to establish exposure levels of various Hazardous Chemical Substances. All Sampling will be performed using accredited and validated methods for sampling and analysis. Legal requirement and relevant standards Regulations for Hazardous Chemical…
Environmental VOC, Dust fall out and noise monitoring
Environmental VOC monitoring
SURVEY TYPE: ENVIRONMENTAL VOC MONITORING DESCRIPTION & DETAILS: The survey will be conducted to quantify the levels of volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) at predetermined sampling points along the boundaries. LEGISLATION Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT) Guidelines DEAT does…