Workplace Airborne Hazards and Air Sampling


Jeremy Evans (Sales Development Manager) SKC Limited - Free for members. Jeremy has worked for SKC Ltd for 14 years and his role is Sales Development Manager. This includes assisting in SKC’s regularly held practical air sampling training courses. He has presented at BOHS regional meetings as well as at a Technical Conference. Jeremy has also presented and exhibited at various local SGUK and NIOSH meetings/events. He has a background in science, with a degree in Biological Sciences, then working as a biochemist followed by over 20 years in various Sales and Quality Management roles with a multinational laboratory chemicals and apparatus supplier before moving to SKC


  • Date: 18/02/2020 14:00
  • Location: BAE SYSTEMS, Lightning Club, Warton Aerodrome, Warton, Preston, PR4 1AX (Map)

Description

Topic 

  • The extent and types of risks to health of common workplace airborne hazards (particulates and vapours)
  • The benefits of workplace exposure measurement to staff and your Company/Organisation
  • How they can be measured based on HSE Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs) and the HSE or other applicable sampling methods
  • The options for conducting air sampling, including the option of in-house sampling

It will also include aspects of sampling for staff exposure to welding fume- what and how to measure this.


SKC Ltd - Profile
SKC Ltd, based in Blandford Forum, Dorset, have for over 35 years specialised in the manufacture and supply of an extensive range of air sampling equipment, media and accessories for occupational hygiene and environmental applications. 

Their products and services also extend to the provision of:
• Practical training courses in air sampling
• Surface, skin and bio aerosol sampling ranges
• Servicing, calibration and repair of sampling pumps and calibrators
• Comprehensive technical information and support

Both SKC Ltd and SKC Inc are active members of the Key Occupational Hygiene Organisations in the UK and the USA, this being the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) in the UK.