In this article the air quality safety specialists at WTS examine the use of on-tool extraction systems to help business owners and operators understand what they are, where they should be used, the requirements for maintenance and testing, and who is responsible for ensuring this is carried out correctly.
In this article our indoor air quality specialists highlight the health benefits of allowing more fresh air indoors. While it may seem a very simple technique, it has been shown to be cost efficient, quick and highly effective at improving air quality both in the home and at work.
This practical guide to managing asbestos in the workplace has been written to offer support and guidance to business owners, employers and those responsible for health and safety. It will help the responsible person recognise and understand their obligations in managing and controlling the risks from asbestos at work.
In this article the environmental specialists at WTS consider the importance of air quality testing in both domestic and workplace environments. The article looks at the health and economic consequences caused by pollution, Sick Building Syndrome, what causes air pollution and how air testing can help improve home and workplace health and well-being, employee comfort, attendance and productivity issues.
This environmental guide has been written by the air quality specialists at WTS and considers the most common types of air pollution found in the UK including particulate matter, ozone, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. The guide examines each pollutant separately, explaining what it is, where it comes from, and how exposure can affect human health.
In this expert guide the air quality specialists at WTS consider the most common types of mould found in houses, offices and other workplaces, which ones can be dangerous and how they affect the health and wellbeing of building occupants.
The air quality specialists at WTS examine the impact of radon gas inside homes, in the workplace, and the potential health effects that can result from prolonged exposure.
The article explains what radon is, where it is found in the UK, what are considered safe limits, and the health effects of exposure. It then looks at how indoor air quality testing can be used to help identify the problem, and a number of practical measures that can be taken to make buildings safe from the harmful effects of radon gas. Read more
In this article the indoor air quality specialists at WTS take a look at mould and the health risks associated with its growth, damp problems and exposure to airborne spores, both in the home and the workplace.
We consider who is most at risk to the effects of exposure, typical symptoms and how it can affect your health. We then look at techniques to tackle typical root-causes of the problem, how to remove the mould itself and how specialist mould testing can help resolve the issues. Read more