Demystifying the QAL3 test in BS EN 14181

Posted by Andy Tiffen on 01-Mar-2018 13:56:46

As project manager for Air & Emissions division of SOCOTEC, Andy Tiffen often gets asked ‘what is QAL3?’ and 'what is the real purpose behind QAL3 checks?' Here, he breaks through some of the technical jargon to demystify the QAL3 test in the European Standard BS EN 14181  - Stationary Source Emissions: Quality Assurance of automated measuring systems.


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Topics: emissions, Air Monitoring

Monitoring Diesel Fume Exposure for Safe Practice

Posted by Ian Douglas on 22-Feb-2018 15:14:19

Ian Douglas, senior occupational hygienist, Environment & Safety Services, SOCOTEC, discusses the hierarchy of control when it comes to controlling exposure to diesel engine exhaust emissions (DEEEs) and why this is important for ensuring safety and compliance in the workplace.

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Topics: Rail, Occupational Health & Safety, Occupational Hygiene, emissions, Air Monitoring

Day Two Exhibiting at AQE

Posted by Zoe Cooper on 25-May-2017 14:50:59

With a seminar on Controlling and Monitoring Emissions on Waste Management Sites to kick-start the second morning of AQE, Zoe Cooper, business development director, Energy & Waste, SOCOTEC, is the ideal person to report back on her day representing ESG on the stand.

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Topics: Air Quality, Energy & Waste Services, Air Testing, Air Monitoring

Attendance at Air Quality and Emissions Show

Posted by Trevor Worrall on 24-May-2017 16:43:25

SOCOTEC has a long history of testing air quality and emissions, providing a wide range of monitoring and analytical services across the UK. With the Air Quality and Emissions Show taking place today and tomorrow, Trevor Worrall, business development manager, Air Quality and Emissions, SOCOTEC, was on stand providing advice on air quality monitoring and testing.

With the Emissions conference taking place as part of today’s event, it was the right time for us to catch up with Trevor to find out what had been discussed.

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Topics: Air Quality, Air Testing, Stack Emissions, Air Monitoring

London’s Air Quality Fails Annual Pollution Limit Before January is Out

Posted by Paul Duncan on 19-Jan-2017 10:18:00

Just half way through the first month of 2017, many will be unsurprised to read that London has already surpassed the annual limit for air pollution according to data from the city’s air quality testing and monitoring system. We were interested in reading the news and views on this and as we thought you might be too, we have compiled the top air quality stories pertaining to the capital from this month:

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Topics: Air Quality, Air Testing, Air Pollution, Air Monitoring

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