Many of the factors associated with Sick Building Syndrome relate to building and building services design. In many cases it will be very difficult, if not impossible, to change things when building and installation work have been completed. In some cases alterations may be possible but would be prohibitively expensive to carry out.
This paper reviews the issues that surround the implementation of the CHIP 3 chemicals packaging regulations.
This useful discussion document deals with issues relevant to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and reviews why they are required, relevant CHIP legislation, who should produce them, and what data they should include.
The guide covers the need for water itself, common impurities found and the main problems caused by the use of water including bio-fouling, metallic corrosion and scale formation.
This guide reviews the UK regulations covering the carriage of dangerous goods, such as explosives, flammables or corrosives, or other goods that have inherent hazards. plant failure.
This technical guide, originally developed by the UK’s Health and Safety Executives Hazardous Installations Directorate covers the various causes of industrial plant failure.
This good practice guide deals with a number of issues involved with vessel washing operations and wishing to make environmental, technical and process improvements and so reduce costs and improve overall efficiency.
The use of chlorine gas as a disinfectant for swimming pool water caused several problems and the UK’s Department of the Environment recommended that this use should cease by January 1985. In its place a variety of water treatment methods were introduced.
Office domestic drinking water needs to conform to certain standards of hygiene and cleanliness to control the growth of bacteria which live and grow in the large pipework networks found in many businesses. Legionella in potable water is often a concern due to the aerosols produced by taps and showers so chemical treatment is an accepted solution.
The control of naturally occurring pathogens in the environment, particularly in water, food and the built environment is becoming increasingly challenging for organisations and indivuduals around the world.
Learn about common naturally occurring pathogens, their impact on us and our environment, and control measure that can be taken to reduce their impact.