Lately, we've had a lot of customers rent our area sound level and personal noise exposure instruments to help design and implement their hearing protection programs. By knowing the source of loud ambient noise or measure workers' day-long exposure to noise, they can determine where workers need to be using hearing protection gear, like noise-cancelling headphones or ear plugs.
Before we send any instrument to a customer, our technical team makes sure the unit is in good working order, runs a calibration, and checks all the parts.
Recently, one of our technicians ran into a problem with a Testo 350 combustion analyzer.
Recently, we’ve had customers who use the TSI Portacount respirator fit test system ask us how to generate reports for both passed and failed fit tests. By default, both the Portacount and the compatible FitPro software only store passed fit tests to the database.
Yesterday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune released a story about a major retailer paying a $27,500 fine for air pollution violations. The violations stemmed from two main issues: