Occupational Hygiene Testing

Air Matters has expertise in the measurement and assessment of workplace contaminants that may cause health hazards or occupational disease in the workplace. We will offer advice for recognising and controlling the exposure hazards and will make appropriate recommendations.

Occupational Hygiene specialty areas
  • Dust
  • Wood dust
  • Asbestos
  • Silica
  • Solvents
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)
  • Aldehydes, especially formaldehyde and glutaraldehyde
  • Isocyanates
  • Metals
  • Welding fume
  • Ozone
  • Combustion gases (carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, oxygen)
  • Diesel particulate
  • Other chemicals
  • Biological agents, fungi and bacteria
  • Confined space gases and entry testing
  • Compressed air testing and certification
  • Devise and manage sampling plans for baseline, periodic and annual exposure testing
  • Guidance for engineered solutions to reduce air contaminants
  • Guidance with appropriate protective clothing
  • Staff training in gas monitor use

Air Matters has worked with many different sectors of the economy including: transport, surface coating industries, timber mills, printers, abrasive blasters, galvanisers, veterinarian product manufacturers, chemical manufacturers and processors, food manufacturers, steel fabricators, metal refiners, and waste disposal companies.

Some of our recent clients
  • Red Stag Timber Ltd
  • Unitec New Zealand
  • Frucor Beverages Ltd
  • Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing
  • Inghams Enterprises NZ
  • Mulfords Engineering
  • DB Breweries
  • KiwiRail