What is Occupational Hygiene?
The simpliest definition is :
"Worker health protection"
A more detailed definition of the aims of occupational occupational and how this is achieved is:
"Occupational hygiene uses science and engineering to predict, identify, assess and control hazardous substances and other workplace hazards to prevent these hazards from causing ill-health in workers."
Viridis' occupational hygiene team are experienced in conducting worker health protection assessments in many sectors and for a wide range of health hazard types including:
- Respirable crystalline silica
- Weld fume
- Vapours and gases
- Hand-arm and whole body vibration
- Workstation ergonomics (e.g. DSE assessment)
Sectors we are currently supporting include oil and gas, food manufacturing, heavy industrial, government, education, construction, engineering and charity.