Meridian Environmental Consultants Ltd (MEC) are an independent, family-run consultancy and our business is all about protecting people and keeping them healthy and safe at work.  MEC works with you to help focus on worker health protection by assessing the risk and hazards and recommending, where necessary, improvements in work conditions and work practices. We have over 20 years' experience supporting businesses in all sectors of industry, including construction, manufacturing, renewable energy, power, aviation, engineering, healthcare and retail.  MEC are committed to providing our customers with the very best occupational hygiene service, so you can rest-assured your business is in safe hands.

There are a wide range of health hazards that can arise from exposures at work, for example toxic substances, fumes and mists and vapours or dusts. It could be a physical hazard such as noise, vibration or radiation, or it could be human factors and ergonomics such as manual handling, stress or repetitive movement.  Other hazards include thermal comfort, confined spaces or biological hazards. 

MEC works with employees and employers to help you understand the risks and to control and minimise them, which in turn promotes:  

  • Improved worker health and increased life expectancy,

  • Reduction in the number of people who leave employment early through injury or illness,

  • Lower social and health care costs as well as maximising worker potential and wellbeing,

  • More efficient working processes with technological improvements and increased productivity,

  • Confidence you are working with a trusted, independent compliance partner,

  • and peace of mind knowing your workforce can go home healthy to their friends and family.


MEC's expertise in recognising workplace health hazards and evaluating the magnitude of exposure means we can guarantee proportionate advice on how to control workplace health risks. Our key objective when supporting our customer is to assist in safeguarding employee health, ensuring your business remains productive as well as helping you maintain compliance with relevant regulations and guidance.

MEC offer a broad range of occupational hygiene services including:

- Workplace Air Monitoring (COSHH)

- Workplace Noise Surveys

- Hand, Arm & Whole Body Vibration Surveys

- Thermal Comfort Surveys (heat/cold stress)

- Workplace Lighting Surveys

- Indoor Air Quality Testing

- Occupational Hygiene Training

- Occupational Hygiene Management Services

MEC Occupational Hygiene Services

Workplace Exposure
Workplace Exposure Monitoring
Workplace Noise Surveys
Workplace Noise Surveys
Hand Arm Vibration
Whole Body Vibration
Whole Body Vibration Survey
Indoor Air Quality Testing
Indoor Air Quality Testing
Thermal Environment
Thermal Environment Survey
Workplace Lighting Survey
Workplace Lighting Survey
Occupational Hygiene Training
OH Management Services
Occupational Hygiene Management Services
Video Library
Video Library
Occupational Hygiene Meridian News
OH Resources
Occupational Hygiene Learning Resource Centre
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For further information about any of our services and a free, no-obligation quote please contact us:


T:  01833 631203


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Meridian Environmental Consultants Ltd (MEC)

The Old Smithy


Barnard Castle

County Durham

DL12 8UP

T:  01833 631203


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