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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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