Occupational Hygiene

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Occupational Hygiene is the discipline of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and controlling health hazards in the working environment with the objective of protecting worker health and well-being and safeguarding the community at large.

Call us about Occupational Hygiene surveys or assessments.

The occupational hygienists work mainly entails establishing the degree of exposure of a worker to physical, chemical, biological or ergonomic health hazards, and controlling such exposure. He should therefore work in close collaboration with chemists, engineers and architects.

Occupational hygiene surveys helps with the evaluation of employee exposures to hazardous chemical substances and physical agents in the workplace environment, as required by legislation.

Our occupational hygiene inspectors are equipped with calibrated instrumentation that provides accurate results. We only use National or International methods that are prescribed by the relevant legislation. We are accredited with SANAS.

The following Occupational hygiene surveys can be conducted:

  • Lighting
  • Noise
  • Ventilation
  • Air Quality
  • Thermal Comfort
  • Hazardous Chemical Substances
  • Asbestos
  • Lead
  • Ergonomics
  • Food Hygiene Management
  • Hazardous Biological Agents
  • Vibration Identification

Clients receive a comprehensive Occupational Hygiene Survey Report that reflects the results and findings. Where non-conformances are identified, our experienced team will advise you on the most practical and cost-effective precautionary measures to ensure that occupational health risks are controlled and that you comply with legal requirements.

We can assists you to identify and evaluate the exposures of your employees to physical, chemical, biological and ergonomical stress factors in the workplace and advises you on the most cost effective control measures to make it easy for you to comply with statutory requirements. We conduct our inspection activities in accordance with the requirements stipulated in SANS/ISO/IEC 17020: 2012.

We can do reliable occupational hygiene services all over South Africa and neighboring countries and we have a motivated and highly qualified team of professionals.

The Occupational Health and Safety Act require that Occupational Hygiene Surveys are conducted every 2 years to determine the exposure level of employees to environmental factors and stressors in the work environment.