INTRODUCTION

Industrial hygiene (IH) inspection and occupational hygiene and health services investigate workplace accidents and statistics by conducting compliance inspections and detailed workplace audits. This includes carrying out hygiene assessments of various physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic agents in the workplace to protect the workforce’s health.  Industrial hygiene inspections and OHS inspections also assist companies to evaluate and inspect radiation control measures in workplaces and enforce occupational health and safety legislation.

THE Applus+ SOLUTION

Applus+ supports its clients with programmes for Industrial Hygiene (IH) and Occupational Health and Hygiene (OHS) inspections by :

  • Analysing and making recommendations on workplace accidents and illnesses
  • Enforcing safety standards by assessing workplace health and safety conditions to ensure both employers and workers comply with IH and OHS legislation
  • Investigating accidents, following up on complaints, performing inspections and promoting awareness of health and safety issues in the workplace
  • Conducting hygiene assessments of various physical, chemical, biological and ergonomic agents in the workplace, as well as interpreting and enforcing applicable regulations and standards
  • Evaluating and inspecting radiation control measures and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Monitoring the consistency and effectiveness of enforcement activities
  • Providing advice internally and externally regarding legislative interpretation and accident investigation and inspection methodology, as well as reviewing investigation reports
TARGET CUSTOMERS
Industrial hygiene and occupational health and hygiene services are relevant to all businesses in all fields of activity, and the procedures can be incorporated into any stage of industrial, manufacturing or business processes.
KEY CUSTOMER BENEFITS
Through providing services in Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health and Hygiene inspection and assessment, Applus+ helps its clients to:
  • Evaluate technical and regulatory issues to ensure that plants meet all mandatory requirements
  • Reduce the implications of IH and OH&H within business processes to avoid  enforcement actions which may lead to prosecution and substantial costs
  • Gain peace-of-mind through the knowledge that sites are not dangerous to the workforce or to the general public
  • Identify potential areas of concern and manage any risks effectively
  • Safeguard the health and safety of their workforce
  • Proactively protect the environment
  • Reduce the risk of accidents
  • Improve on-site productivity