In addition to our core business Air Tech can arrange the following services:
In the UK asbestos is the single greatest cause of employment-related deaths. Exposure occurs when asbestos-containing materials (ACM) become airborne, resulting in the breathing in of dangerous fibres that over time cause serious illnesses such as lung cancer. Those most at risk of exposure are those who disturb the materials, making it vital to know where they are located.
The 2012 Control of Asbestos Regulations made it a legal requirement for owners of non-domestic buildings to manage any ACM on the premises. Not only do you have to be aware of any ACM present, you have to monitor for any deterioration of the
Most factories release emissions into the surrounding air through stacks, vents, and industrial chimneys. These cause great harm to the environment, but most of all to nearby employees. To prevent perilous amounts from causing further problems, all companies are required to adhere to strict control regulations. By minimising and regulating the amount of emission, it is possible for companies to increase baseline performance. Air Tech can arrange for MCERTS accredited stack emissions testing tailored for your requirements.
Health & Safety Services
Air Tech can arrange for a wide range of health and safety consultancy services. Our goal is to provide you with sensible, practical, cost-effective risk management solutions tailored around the requirements and needs of your business.
· Health and Safety training courses
· Audits and Assessments
· Management Systems
· Support Services
The Control of Vibration at Work Regulations (2005) ensures that the level of daily vibration exposure to employees does not exceed a specified amount. It is ascertained according to the magnitude and duration of vibration exposure.
The threat of vibratory injury is a serious one that needs prompt action. Unattended, these sources may lead to serious repetitive stress injuries requiring continued hospital care. This poses a significant cost to business and individual employee resources.
What Causes Hand Arm Vibration Issues?
The most common things that can cause hand arm vibration issues are pneumatic and electric tools that require consistent physical contact from individuals. Symptoms that can arise from consistent and high magnitude use includes vibration white finger (VWF) known more commonly as dead finger syndrome. As a secondary form of Raynaud’s Syndrome VWF is a serious medical issue.
What Causes Whole Body Vibration Issues?
Constant, repetitive whole body vibration that carries on for years may result in severe back ailments, especially when taken in conjunction with bad back posture and continued heavy lifting. Operating heavy-duty industrial vehicles as part of company operations, for a long period, can result in minor to major spinal conditions. Air Tech can arrange for hand to arm vibration or whole body vibration assessments to be undertaken in your workplace.