Many potential dangers in the workplace can have lasting detrimental effects on employees. Conducting workplace monitoring and assessments on air quality, noise level, electromagnetic fields, vibration levels, and water quality can help you protect your employees from permanent damage to their health. In many cases, these workplace assessments are required by law.

With years of experience, Element is here to help you achieve compliance with all related regulations.

Our Workplace Monitoring and Assessment services include:

HSG173 Monitoring strategies for toxic substances

HSG281 Electromagnetic fields at work – A guide to the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016.

EU Non-binding guide to good practice for implementing Directive 2013/35/EU Electromagnetic Fields: Volumes 1 & 2.

MDHS 14/4 General methods for sampling and gravimetric analysis of respirable, thoracic, and inhalable aerosols (UKAS Accredited)MDHS 25/4 Organic isocyanates in air

MDHS 47/3 Determination of rubber process dust and rubber fume (measured as cyclohexane-soluble material) in air

MDHS 59/2 Machine-made fibersMDHS 83/3 Resin acids in rosin (colophony) solder flux fume

MDHS 84/2 Measurement of oil mist from mineral oil-based metalworking fluids

MDHS 86/2 Hydrazine in airNIOSH 5524 Metalworking fluidsMDHS 91/2 Metals and metalloids in air by X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (Mercury)

MDHS 95/3 Measurement of personal exposure of metalworking machine operators to airborne water-mix metalworking fluid

MDHS 101/2 Crystalline silica in respirable airborne dustMDHS 102 Aldehydes in Air 

MDHS 104 Volatile organic compounds

NIOSH 5000 Carbon BlackNIOSH 5040 Diesel Particulate Matter (as Elemental Carbon)

NIOSH 6015 Ammonia

NIOSH 7300 Metal Elements by ICP

NIOSH 7903, 7904. 7906, 7907, 7908 Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Airborne Inorganic Acids

OSHA ID-214 Ozone In Workplace Atmospheres

BS EN ISO 10882 Health & Safety in Welding and Allied Processes - Sampling of Airborne Particles and Gases in the Operator's Breathing Zone

BS EN ISO 16000-4: 2004 Diffusive sampling and formaldehyde in air

EN ISO 16000-6: 2011 VOCs in air by active sampling

BS EN 16017-2: 2003 VOCs – indoor, ambient and workplace air by passive sampling

BS EN ISO 16000-3: 2001 formaldehyde and other carbonyls in air by pumped sampling


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Workplace Air Monitoring

Workplace Air Monitoring

Element’s highly experienced team of qualified occupational hygienists specializes in delivering a range of workplace air monitoring services for use within a diverse range of operating environments.

Welding Fume Monitoring

Welding Fume Monitoring

Our team of Occupational Hygienists can undertake a comprehensive range of monitoring and assessment services, including undertaking welding fume exposure monitoring of fumes and gases.

Noise in the Workplace

Noise in the Workplace

Element's experts have years of experience in carrying out on-site noise assessments. All assessments undertaken by our experts are qualified through the Institute of Acoustics and BOHS, in accordance with the UK HSE guidance L108 "Controlling Noise at Work."

local exhaust ventilation testing

Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Testing

Element provides LEV testing services across a range of extraction systems, in accordance with HSG258 guidelines, to help you make certain that the workplace is safe and compliant.

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Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Surveys and Risk Assessments

Element's occupational hygienists provide comprehensive EMF risk assessment and measurement to mitigate the risks to your employees.

Hand Arm and Whole Body Vibration

Whole Body and Hand-Arm Vibration Assessments

Element has a track record in delivering hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) and whole-body vibration (WBV) assessments in the workplace to make certain your employees receive the best possible care.

Legionella pneumophila

Legionella Risk Assessment

Element also offers Legionella and Total Viable Count (TVC) water sampling to indicate the total level of heterotrophic organisms (fungi, yeasts, molds, and bacteria) within a sample.


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