Welding Fume Health Hazard

16 April 2019 | 0 Comments
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There is new scientific evidence that exposure to mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer. Mild steel welding fume has…

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Water Pollution Fines In Somerset

30 January 2019 | 0 Comments
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A Somerset farmer has recently been ordered to pay nearly £4000 in fines and costs for unintentionally polluting a stream with contaminated water and breaching…

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UKAS Accreditation For Somerset Scientific Services

13 December 2018 | 0 Comments
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Somerset Scientific Services have once again received their UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) accreditations for asbestos inspection and water and asbestos testing. This is an absolute…

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HSE investigating supply of metal gauze mats which contain asbestos

26 October 2018 | 0 Comments
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently announced that two UK laboratory supply companies have supplied schools and potentially other users with gauze mats…

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Swimming Pool Water Testing

14 September 2018 | 0 Comments
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Swimming pool water needs regular testing and treatment to ensure it is safe to use. The basic purpose of all pool treatment is to stop…

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Commercial, Industrial and Domestic Acoustic Testing

25 June 2018 | 0 Comments
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You can now source expert acoustic testing and advice through Somerset Scientific Services. We’re proud to offer a range of services that enable businesses to…

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Clean Air Day 2018

18 June 2018 | 0 Comments
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According to the Clean Air Day 2018 campaign, as many as 40,000 deaths annually can be attributed to poor air quality. June 21st is this…

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World Accreditation Day 2018 – Working For Global Health And Safety

04 June 2018 | 0 Comments
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World Accreditation Day, celebrated on June 9th, is a global focus on delivering a safer world. With both inspection and testing services accredited by UKAS…

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Nitrogen Dioxide Air Pollution Factor In Premature Deaths

23 May 2018 | 0 Comments
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An estimated 50 million years of life could be lost in the UK by 2154 if air pollution is not tackled, according to a recent…

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Environmental Permits for Discharges to Surface Water and Groundwater

08 May 2018 | 0 Comments
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You may need an environmental permit if you discharge liquid effluent or waste water (such as poisonous, noxious or polluting matter, waste matter, or trade…

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