- BLOG - How to prevent Mould in the workplace
- BLOG - How long should you keep records of your Legionella Risk Assessments for?
- BLOG - What methods of Legionella testing are there?
- BLOG - How often do I need a Legionella Risk Assessment?
BLOG - How to prevent Mould in the workplace
Mould is something you would most commonly associate with the home, maybe even to one room – the bathroom; as it often has moisture in the air.
BLOG - How long should you keep records of your Legionella Risk Assessments for?
How long should you keep records of your Legionella Risk Assessments for?
Every business premises in the UK has a responsibility to control the risks of legionella and Legionnaires’ disease when it comes to employees, contractors and any site visitors - in accordance with Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations.
BLOG - What methods of Legionella testing are there?
Employers right across the UK should be aware of Legionella and the potential risk to employees if the water supply to buildings, factories or warehouses is not monitored regularly.
Every business will have different facilities available some just a kitchen area and toilets whereas others have showers and other water usages.
BLOG - How often do I need a Legionella Risk Assessment?
Could your employees be at risk of contracting a potentially fatal form of Pneumonia called Legionnaires?
Those that work in your business be it in a factory, warehouse healthcare or office environment could be at risk if it has a water system that offers the right environmental conditions for legionella bacteria growth.
BLOG - Work safer with metalworking fluids and oil mists
Does your business or occupation involve using machines that require metalworking fluids or oil mist – do you know the potential risks to your employee’s health if they are exposed to them on a frequent basis?
BLOG - Could your employees be suffering due to a dusty environment?
Every year, thousands of workers are made ill from exposure to dust in the workplace that could result in an increase of lung diseases including Occupational Asthma, COPD and even Cancer.
BLOG - Have you assessed your workplace exposure levels for wood dust? WE WOOD recommend it!
Carpenters and joiners are four times more likely to get asthma and other lung diseases due to working closely with wood dust on a very regular basis.
Other conditions can also develop particularly from hardwood dust such as Cancer - particularly of the nose which is why it’s very important to be aware of the workplace exposure limits and assess your workforce on a regular basis.
BLOG - What is Tinnitus and how is it caused?
When working in and around the construction, manufacturing, engineering and other noisy industries, or for businesses based in a factory or warehouse it is very common for workers to experience Tinnitus and assume it is a direct result of exposure to excessive noise.
Tinnitus is the term given to the sensation of hearing a sound in the absence of any external noise.
BLOG: Did you know excessive noise exposure can affect much more than your ears?
Prolonged noise exposure in the workplace could have serious health implications on your ears, but did you know exposure to loud or persistent noises can also have an affect on your overall mental and physical health too?
NEWS: FREE Noise Awareness training for industry
We are delighted to announce the launch of our online Noise Awareness training and alongside this we are offering 250 free places to manufacturing, fabrication and construction companies across the UK.
FEATURE: All you need to know about welding fume exposure
With up to 80,000 known Welders in the UK, including those that use welding techniques as part of their positions, a big proportion of the population come face to face with potential harmful fumes and gases every single day.
FEATURE: Top Five Occupational Exposure Risks in Construction
You may think that Construction as an industry is generally dangerous, and you’d be right, especially if those involved in projects are not suitably trained, don’t have the right personal protective equipment, and are not fully aware of relevant exposure risks.
FEATURE: Five steps to preventing noise exposure in the workplace
According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) more than 1million employees in the UK are exposed to levels of noise that is putting their hearing at risk. With the increasing claims culture in the UK, it is essential than organisations comply with the control of noise regulations. Here are five steps that businesses can take to ASSESS and CONTROL excessive noise levels.
BLOG: The importance of selecting the right ear protection
Hearing protection is vitally important to those working in noisy environments daily.
BUT, if the protection provided by the hearing protection is too high, communication can become difficult and individuals can end up working in isolation or have difficulty hearing warning alarms or approaching vehicles.
CASE STUDY: Freefoam Building Products
Euro Environmental has now been working with the Freefoam Building Products team since October 2013 and during that time has embarked on annual assessments of the company’s manufacturing departments. These assessments ensure the company stays compliant with all occupational health and safety regulations, relevant to its industry.
BLOG: Occupational Asthma
As part of our workplace exposure testing and assessment service for clients, we often come across a frequent misunderstanding of Occupational Asthma and what causes it in the workplace.
If your business involves manufacturing, fabrication, welding or is based in a factory or warehouse, its very important you understand what Occupational Asthma is and how it is caused. It is now officially the most common work-related lung disease in the UK.
ISO9001 Awarded to Euro Environmental
Euro Environmental have been awarded the ISO9001/2015 accreditation standard for the occupational hygiene services we provide.
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