Exposure monitoring to minimise risk

Operator exposure monitoring, sometimes referred to as workplace air monitoring, is undertaken in order to establish the level of hazardous substances workers are exposed to within the workplace.

Operator exposure monitoring requirements are usually determined following risk assessments carried out under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002 (as amended). Regulation 10 covers the monitoring of exposure and provides organisations with measurement data to make informed decisions on the site COSHH assessments.

Monitoring is a further requirement under the COSHH regulations under the following conditions:

  • If a failure of a control measure could cause ill health
  • A substance has a workplace exposure limit (WEL) or an in house limit
  • A check that a control measure used to protect worker’s exposure

Exova has a highly experienced team of qualified occupational hygienists who can assist in producing workplace air monitoring strategies.

Operating exposure monitoring is undertaken  in accordance with the most appropriate UK Methods of Determining Hazardous Substances (MDHS) published by HSE or by internationally recognised standards or methods published by organisations such as NIOSH, BS EN ISO, OSHA.

Monitoring results are presented in interpretive technical reports compared to WELs and give practical advice to provide control measures where necessary.

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Dublin 11

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