Hygiene Monitoring

Creating safer and healthier work environments spanning various industries across Canada

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What is industrial hygiene monitoring, and why is it essential for employee safety?

Industrial hygiene monitoring is vital in maintaining occupational health and safety, focusing on identifying, assessing, and controlling workplace environmental factors that may harm workers’ health. It covers a range of hazards, including chemical, biological, physical, and ergonomic. The process is essential for several reasons: it enables the early detection of not immediately obvious hazards like poor air quality and excessive noise, protects workers from occupational illnesses by monitoring hazardous exposures, ensures compliance with safety regulations to avoid legal issues, and contributes to a healthier work environment through control measures like ventilation and PPE.

It boosts employee morale and productivity by prioritizing health and safety and sets safety standards for future projects. SFTY offers expert analysis and solutions, helping companies meet regulatory standards, protect their workforce, and establish a culture of health and safety excellence.

Employee health & safety is our top priority. Our hygiene monitoring services include:

  • Noise Assessment and Monitoring
    SFTY identifies areas and tasks with harmful noise levels, promotes hearing protection, evaluates noise reduction efforts, and supports hearing conservation programs.
  • Air Quality and Ergonomic Assessments
    Through assessments, SFTY identifies air contaminants and designs ergonomic workstations to minimize strain and prevent musculoskeletal disorders, enhancing employee health and comfort.
  • Baseline and Ongoing Hearing Tests
    Offering baseline and periodic hearing assessments for noise-exposed employees, SFTY enables early detection of hearing changes and facilitates timely interventions for hearing preservation.
  • Workplace Noise Survey
    By conducting surveys to evaluate workplace noise levels, SFTY ensures compliance with OHS standards, recommends noise reduction strategies, and provides actionable improvement plans.
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Choosing SFTY for your hygiene monitoring

Industrial hygiene monitoring involves a complex process to ensure regulations and employer responsibilities are met, and SFTY’s assessments and monitoring are extensive. We’ll provide valuable data and information you need to improve workplace safety and employee health while mitigating future risks. Our team offers the most thorough assessments in the industry, along with our support and recommendations, to create an action plan for your team going forward.


Hygiene monitoring frequently asked questions

Why is industrial hygiene monitoring important for employee safety?

Industrial hygiene monitoring is crucial for employee safety as it proactively identifies hazards, prevents occupational illnesses, enhances productivity and morale, ensures legal compliance, fosters a safety culture, reduces costs, and enhances reputation. By systematically managing environmental hazards in the workplace, industrial hygiene monitoring creates a safer, healthier, and more productive work environment while safeguarding employees’ well-being and the organization’s success.

SFTY offers various hygiene monitoring services designed to ensure workplace health and safety. These services include:

  • Noise assessment and monitoring
  • Air quality assessments
  • Ergonomic assessments
  • Baseline and ongoing hearing tests
  • Workplace noise surveys

These services help create a safer work environment, prevent occupational illnesses and injuries, and ensure compliance with regulations by addressing critical aspects such as noise exposure, air quality, and ergonomic risks.

SFTY meticulously conducts noise assessments and monitoring, using certified instruments to measure noise levels in the workplace. We identify high-noise areas and tasks, evaluating noise exposure against safety standards. Based on our analysis, we determine the need for hearing protection and recommend noise reduction measures. Employees at risk are included in a hearing conservation program, and ongoing monitoring ensures effectiveness. This thorough approach ensures employee safety and compliance with regulations.

SFTY’s workplace noise survey offers several benefits to businesses. It ensures compliance with safety standards, identifies high-risk areas, and recommends tailored solutions for noise reduction. This protects employee hearing, enhances awareness and engagement, and improves productivity and morale. It helps prevent long-term health issues, provides valuable documentation, and enables continuous improvement in noise management efforts.