Why Air Sampling is a Necessity for a Safe Workplace

Air sampling is a necessary process often used in indoor environments and industrial workplaces where chemical agents are produced or used. However, few people actually know the process behind this important procedure, and why it plays such an important role in producing a safe working environment for workers. Simply put, air sampling is the process of analysing and detecting varieties and quantities of contaminants in a particular environment.

This important process is carried out using sampling devices which will evaluate and measure samples of the atmospheric air. Some of the most hazardous atmospheric dangers are man-made chemical compounds like vapours, gases and particulates, which are particles of a liquid or solid that is dispersed in the air. These are some of the most crucial contaminants that need to be measured during the air sampling process and can appear as mist, dust or smoke.

Protect the Immediate and Long-Term Health of Your Employees with Quality Air Sampling

The most important reason to invest in air sampling is to protect the immediate and long-term health of your employees. Employees can face fatal consequences caused by certain atmospheric contaminants like toxic gases. Other contaminants that exist at lower levels can cause the gradual development of disease and illness, as toxicity builds up in the bodies of employees.

This makes air sampling important, even when there is not any obvious or immediate threat that presents itself, in order to make sure that the workplace complies with occupational safety and health standards. This process will also be effective in monitoring the amount of possibly dangerous compounds released into the environment, and its impact on surrounding vegetation and waterways.

IOH Solutions Offers Expert Air Sampling Services

IOH Solutions will ensure that your company’s employees are safe by offering expert air sampling services. Even though no South African legislation is in place for the monitoring of contaminants in order to monitor indoor air quality, we adhere to the strict international standards commonly used as a benchmark when using these assessments. These standards include:

• ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2010 — Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality.
• ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2010 — Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings.

We are experienced in providing quality air sampling services that are reliable and accurate. Through the combined expertise and experience of our workforce, you can rest assured that IOH Solutions will provide you with an industry leading solution for all your air sampling requirements. We are proud of our long history of service and continue to work hard to set the standard in the industry.

Our team of professionals are dedicated to providing our clients with the expert services that they have come to expect from us. To learn more about our air sampling services and how we can ensure the long-term health of your workforce, contact IOH Solutions today. We will provide you with all the information that you will need to make an informed decision regarding the safeguarding of the health and well-being of your employees while on the job.