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Category Archives: Industrial Hygiene Articles and Facts

Silica Exposure in Building, Road Construction, Rock Quarries: The Silent Threat

Silica Exposure in Building and Road Construction, and Rock Quarries: A Silent Threat to Workers’ Health Silica exposure poses a significant health risk to workers in various industries, with building and road construction and rock quarries standing out as high-risk environments. Silica, a common mineral found in materials like sand, concrete, and stone, can become … Continue reading

Preparation of HASPs For Construction Site Cleanup

Guide to Construction Site Cleanup Prep of HASPs Four types of construction jobs made it onto Business Insider’s list of the 34 deadliest jobs in the US. Topping these at number four were construction trade helpers. These are workers that assist on construction sites. The fatal injury rate for this group is close to 44 … Continue reading

3 Main Types of Decontamination

Three Main Types of Decontamination Globally, more than 1 billion workers face exposure to hazardous substances every year. This can include chemicals, vapors, pollutants, and much more. Exposure for U.S. workers is also as high, with over 550,000 chemical products currently in existence. About 32 million workers have the potential for exposure to one or more of … Continue reading

Community Air Quality Monitoring Services

Community Air Quality Monitoring Services: Atlantic Environmental Did you know that bad air quality can cause shortness of breath, make the eyes and throat itchy, or even impact the cardiovascular system?  Poor community air health can impact everyone in the area, especially if pollutants are at unsafe levels. Luckily, testing is available to monitor air pollutants and … Continue reading

Noise Surveys, Noise Testing, Industrial and Community

Written By: Robert E. Sheriff, MS, CIH, CSP, President September 25, 2020 The method for performing noise surveys in an industrial location versus community noise ordinances are different. Industrial facilities primary objective is OSHA Compliance with noise standards and preventing workers from hearing loss. In commercial situations, the primary objective is compliance with Community Noise … Continue reading

Air Balancing to Achieve Proper Air Circulation in the Office, Business, or Retail Space

If you need air balancing assistance discussed in this article, call us at 973-366-4660 or e-mail us at info@atlenv.com for details and a free estimate. Written By:  Robert E. Sheriff, MS, CIH, CSP, President August 14, 2020; August 2021 Air Balancing to Achieve Proper Air Circulation in the Office, Business, or Retail Space ASHRAE has … Continue reading