Monthly Archives: April 2014

Monitoring Particulate Matter in Ambient Air around Waste Facilities

This document is part of a suite of guidance notes issued by the Environment Agency to help holders and potential holders of permits understand how to apply for, vary and comply with their permits.

Dust advisory in effect for Golden

The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Interior Health has issued a dust advisory for Golden because of high concentrations of dust that are expected to persist until there is precipitation.  Read more……

Factory or Industrial dust control is achievable with due diligence and care

 Factory or Industrial dust control is achievable with due diligence and care

What Is Mesothelioma?

What Is Mesothelioma?

An interesting article

http://community.covnews.com/blogs/detail/9876/

 

Inline Particle Size

Have a look at a table with the size of some contaminants and particles.

Vehicle Exhaust Emission Control for Gas and PM10 Particles

 Vehicle Exhaust Emission Control for Gas and PM10 Particles

Evaluation of Respirable Crystalline Silica in High School Ceramics Classrooms

Evaluation of Respirable Crystalline Silica in High School Ceramics Classrooms

 

Evaluation of Respirable Crystalline Silica in High School Ceramics Classrooms

Wood/Dust Toxicity

For centuries, it’s been fairly common knowledge that some woods could hinder your health. As far back as 60 A.D., the Roman historian and naturalist Pliny the Elder described a case where four soldiers actually died after drinking wine from hip flasks made of yew. Of lesser gravity was the experience of a few German sawyers in the early 1700s. It seems they developed chronic irritation of the nose and eyes, as well as headaches, from sawing bald cypress.
What are your chances of a reaction to wood?  See more…….