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September 20, 2013 318 Views

Using indoor air quality monitors to protect your health

This is probably isn't a shock to you, but the air we breathe is not the greatest. The EPA believes the indoor air we breathe in the workplace is one of the top five environmental hazards to our health. Decreasing the amount of these indoor air hazards in your building is important for the health of your employees.

March 20, 2013 247 Views

Perimeter dust monitoring for sand mining industry

More and more these days, state governments are requiring continuous monitoring of environmental dust emissions during construction, demolition, and extraction projects. The latest round of regulations are targeted at the extraction and use of silica hydraulic fracturing sand, because of the silica dust released into the air around fracking sites.

January 11, 2013 318 Views

Sound Level and Noise Measurement FAQs

Lately, our 3M Quest sound level meters have been seeing a lot of action, and are in continued high demand in this early part of 2013. Customers tell me that they're using the meters to re-test working conditions in their plants after machinery or equipment upgrades. When a customer is choosing a sound or noise measurement device, there are two basic questions I hear often:

November 8, 2012 307 Views

Solving the Top 5 Concerns in Respirator Fit Testing for Infection Control

N95 respirator fit testing is required by OSHA on an annual basis for healthcare workers. Plus, it's a significant way to prevent your medical and support staff from exposure to airborne diseases. But fit testing comes with its own share of problems...

August 29, 2012 519 Views

Getting data from a 3M QUESTemp II personal heat stress monitor to your Windows 7 PC

With the extreme heat this summer, several customers have made use of our new 3M QUESTemp II personal heat stress monitors. But with everything, testing is only half the battle. What’s really important is the data the monitor collects.