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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: Industrial Hygiene

  • How safe is the indoor air that you breathe?

    How safe is the indoor air that you breathe?

    Each year, it appears that more and more time is spent indoors – in fact, according to the EPA, we spend about 90 per cent of our time inside. Think about it; we spend most of our days going from...

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  • How to Monitor Silica Dust

    How to Monitor Silica Dust

    Each year, the month of May brings nice weather that reminds us that the new summer season is just around the corner. The leaves appear on the trees, the grass begins to grow and bicycles, kayaks and golf clubs get...

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  • The worst jobs for your lungs

    The worst jobs for your lungs

    As you likely know from your own household chores, dust is all around us. In fact, the average home in the United States collects upwards of 40 pounds of dust each year.* But, how much dust are you combatting at...

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  • Les pires métiers pour vos poumons

    Les pires métiers pour vos poumons

    Comme vous le savez probablement par vos travaux ménagers, la poussière est tout autour de nous. En fait, une maison type aux États-Unis collecte plus de 40 lb (18 kg) de poussière chaque année.* Mais, quelle quantité de poussière combattez-vous...

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  • Workplace Chemicals: How do you measure your exposures?

    Workplace Chemicals: How do you measure your exposures?

    Electronic gas monitors are a great tool for measuring gas hazards in your work environment – but they have definite limitations. The variety of substances that they can measure are limited. The hazard level that you’re exposed to can also...

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