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Envirochem is a one-stop-shop for your COSHH compliance needs

As a professional working with hazardous substances, there are a number of things you need to consider to ensure your own safety, the safety of your employees and of those living/working in the environment around you. At Envirochem, we can help you cover all of your COSHH compliance needs – whether you’re working directly with, producing, or are exposed to hazardous substances in your workplace. Read more

What sort of risks would Ed Sheeran be taking if he swam in his “natural pool”

A growing trend for natural and chemical-free pools was brought into sharp focus this week when the neighbours of the nation’s favourite musician Ed Sheeran said they were worried his new pond could double as a swimming pool. Read more

Test your home for lead-based paint before renovating or redecorating

If you’re thinking of redecorating or renovating your home, before you pick out a new paint colour and start taking measurements, it’s crucial to test for the presence of lead-based paint. It is a great way to ensure your walls are safe before releasing potentially harmful dust and paint chips into your home. In fact, there are a number of substances you should consider testing for before making changes to your home.  Read more

We’re seeing a rise in home-made pools

We’re seeing a rise in home-made pools – from storage containers to natural eco-pools – but did you know these kinds of environments can be home to harmful legionella and other bacteria? Read more

Everyone at Envirochem is happy to welcome Eireann

Everyone at Envirochem is happy to welcome Eireann, our newest Apprentice lab technician to the team!!! Read more

Dust monitoring

Our team have been setting up a dust monitor on a demolition site to make sure the works carried out don't lead to particulates being produced above the ambient level. Read more

Bio-aerosols Monitoring

Bio-aerosols are a routine monitoring technique we use to check for airborne moulds or bacteria. Read more

P402 Examination

A few nervous faces as some of our analysts get ready to take their P402 exam. Read more

Emission Testing

Our analysts have been testing the emissions from a soldering process to identify how well the extraction process is performing in getting rid of metal fumes. Read more

Five things to think about when redecorating:

Redecorating your home can be an exciting process – but whether you’re freshening up the walls with a coat of paint, or you're undertaking a large-scale renovation, there are a number of health hazards to consider.  Here are five things you should think about before undertaking any DIY projects in your home: Read more