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The recognition, evaluation and control of risks within the working environment
With over 30 years' experience in occupational hygiene you can be confident that our highly trained, qualified
and competent staff will be able to ensure your company's compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.
What is Occupational Hygiene?
Occupational hygiene, or Industrial hygiene as its also referred to, is the recognition, evaluation and control of risks within the working environment.
“When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it, but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind…” Lord Kelvin
Hygienists are the occupational health professionals who are focused on the prevention of worker ill health from exposure to hazardous substances.
Exposure to hazardous substances can occur in a variety of ways including inhalation, ingestion eg transferred on hands when eating or smoking; or through skin absorption.
Occupational hygiene forms the link between exposure to a hazard and the risk of illness arising from that exposure. It relies on the identification of a hazard, then the ability to quantify the risk to health from that hazard and finally, having the experience and skill to recommend appropriate measures to control the risk.
With over 30 years’ experience in occupational hygiene you can be confident that our highly trained, qualified and competent staff will be able to ensure your company's compliance with Health and Safety Regulations.
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As an independent company we are able to operate and be seen to act in an impartial manner. This independence provides valuable reassurance to the employer, employees and third parties such as trade unions or regulatory authorities.
We are the chosen supplier to a diverse range of organisations both large and small, which includes some of the world’s leading and most well-known brands.
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Latest News from Armstrong Environmental
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BOHS Early Career Occupational Hygienist Award
Well done to our Consultant Jessica Pearson winning the BOHS Early Career Occupational Hygienist Award 2021. What a fantastic achievement. The photo is Jess receiving her award from the BOHS President at the recent BOHS conference held in Derby. The first of many awards we're sure.
Armstrong Environmental Ltd awarded LEV contract at Hinckley Point C Nuclear Power Station
Hinckley Point C nuclear power station is a project to build a twin 1,600 MW turbine station in Somerset, England. The plant, which has a projected lifetime of 60 years, uses Uranium dioxide as a fuel element and is due to be completed by 2026.
It is hoped that, eventually, Hinkley Point C will provide 7% of the UK’s total electricity serving up to six million homes.
Armstrong Environmental Ltd have been asked to undertake both LEV Thorough Examination and Testing and an assessment of operator exposure to welding fume, for fabrications activities being carried out as part of the construction.
By law you must protect workers by controlling risks from welding fume. All welding fume can cause lung cancer, with studies showing that welders have a 52.5% higher lung cancer risk (than non-exposed) so you must put controls in place.
Operating worldwide contact us to see how our experienced and qualified occupational hygienists can help your business.
Ship Building Welding Fume Assessments
Armstrong Environmental have recently been undertaking welding fume assessments for a major shipbuilder on the Clyde in Glasgow.
It is estimated that 110 million workers worldwide are exposed to welding fume and with studies showing that welders have a 52.5% higher lung cancer rate (than non exposed).
Our mobile unit is the perfect base for our qualified occupational hygienists to monitor welding activites on large sites.
It is critical that firms adequately assess the risk and use appropriate controls.
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The first stage is to, either give us a call on 0191 378 2164 or fill out the contact us form and we’ll get back in touch to discuss your requirements.
We will then arrange a visit to your site, or if we have sufficient information, we’ll put a clear proposal together for you, with no hidden costs.
All being well our competent consultants will then visit site to undertake the work and produce a comprehensive report, reviewing your control measures with concise recommendations.
We operate throughout the UK and Worldwide.