Entries by Amministratore

RSPP Office

The Head of the Prevention and Protection Service (RSPP) is a figure that has been introduced by D. Lgs. 19 September 1994 n. 626, transposition of various European directives concerning the improvement of safety and health on workplaces. This is the professional expert in Safety designated by employers to manage and coordinate the activities of […]

Microclimate measurements

Microclimatic comfort is essential in all workplaces and public places. To obtain good microclimatic conditions it is necessary that they are acceptable both from the point of view of the thermo-hygro-anemometric parameters that characterize the microclimate, and the levels of illumination and air quality. A comfortable microclimate is what inspires in most people a feeling […]

Electromagnetic pollution

Electromagnetic smog in the workplace is an insidious form of pollution because it is not clearly perceived by people who may therefore find themselves exposed to high levels of radiation without realizing it. Computers, monitors, processors, external drives, UPSs, wireless systems all contribute to increase the level of electromagnetic pollution in offices, especially where technology […]

Radon measurements

As in Europe, in Italy there are laws about protection of health for the detection and measurement of Radon that may be present in environments frequented by people. The legislation introduced by D.Lgs. 241 of 2000 requires that, by February 28, 2004, all businesses must assess the presence of ionizing radiation from natural background in the workplace. […]

Geotechnical and geognostic surveys for companies

The goal of geotechnical surveys is to:   • identify the nature and the stratigraphy of lands and rocks constituting the underground;   • determine the regime of underground water;   • identify the properties of various soils in the underground:  –     physical (grain size assortment, porosity, water content, weight per unit of volume, etc.); […]

Underground gases (carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide)

Several places on Earth are characterized by massive emissions, chronic or paroxysmal, of underground gases. Sometimes these emissions are limited and easily identifiable, as in the case of sulphur emissions and smokers, whose activity is mainly an emission of steam and sulphurous gas. In other cases, emissions are dispersed in a wide portion of land, […]

Noise

Noise pollution is one of the most diffused forms of pollution, not only in the workplaces but, unfortunately, even at home. Only in recent years an awareness of the risks that an excessive exposure to noise can generate (or a more limited exposure but to higher levels of noise). Car traffic, planes, recreational activities or work can […]

Vibrations

The obligation for employers to assess risks and to implement proper prevention, protection and sanitary surveillance measures, established by D. Lgs. 81/2008 and subsequent amendments, is valide also for the professional exposure to vibrations. In the following tables (in italian) there is an incomplete list of some machines and devices whose regular use can cause a […]

Plant designing

The application of the regulations governing workplace safety, environmental respect, risk prevention and adaptation to the same standards of production structures, requires specific skills in analysis and design. Both the costs of the remediations and the quality levels of the work and, as a result, the productive result of the company, depend on the professionalism and the […]

Emissions to the atmosphere

D. L.gs. 152 of 03/04/2006 Part V (prevention and limitation of emissions into the atmosphere by plants and activities) applies to installations, including civil heating plants and activities that produce emissions to the atmosphere. Companies are required to: – request an authorization for new installations and for modifications of existing plants pursuant to art. 269 […]