Tag Archives: health and safety

Casella’s VAPex Sampling Pump wins New Product of the Year award

Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration specialist, has won Occupational Health and Safety’s 2019 ‘New Product of the Year Award’ for its VAPex Personal Low Flow Sampling Pump. Casella’s VAPex Personal Low Flow Sampling Pump was selected as the best new product in the Industrial Hygiene: Air Sampling category by …

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Managing dust risks at quarries

In the following article, Josh Thomas from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology, discusses the risks associated with dust at quarries, and highlights the vital role of monitoring. Background Almost all quarrying operations have the potential to create dust. Control measures should therefore be established to prevent the generation of levels that …

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Protecting the industrial environment by applying ergonomic design

A report from the Health and Safety Executive in 2018 estimated that 6.6 million working days were lost in the UK in 2017/18 due to work related musculoskeletal disorders.  This accounts for nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of all working days lost due to work related ill-health in the …

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