Occupational Hygiene Posts

Biological monitoring for isocyanates

Biological monitoring for isocyanates is one of our most frequently requested assays.

Despite significant progress in the motor vehicle repair sector (due to an HSE awareness-raising intervention), isocyanates remain one of the leading causes of occupational asthma in Great Britain.

Biological monitoring is a simple way to check that exposure controls and working practices are effective. To explain the process, Kate Jones of the Biological Monitoring team at HSE has published a “How To Do It” article in Occupational Medicine.

In the article, Kate talks through the practicalities of undertaking sampling as well as providing case studies.

Click the image to download Kate Jones' article...


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