The attention of the public and the institutions on the impact that the building industry has on the environment and human health is increasingly urgent. Inspections performed by control bodies are increasing and the increasingly restrictive laws in force led the industry to carry out checks and monitoring of materials and products used in the building, of more sustainable materials like recycled or reused products, the lands and rocks from excavation.
The possible physical and chemical pollutants from construction activities such as dust, noise, vibrations are also important. Similarly and due to regulatory obligations, even demolitions and decommissioning activities need to be supported and authorized by chemical and physical analytical controls with particular attention to widespread pollutants such as asbestos, artificial vitreous fibers, hydrocarbons and volatile substances. Mérieux NutriSciences offers consulting services, sampling and analysis of environmental matrices resulting from bulding and demolition activities in full compliance with current environmental legislation.
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Water is a fundamental element for organisms and human activities. Current rule specifies its chemical, physical and biological characteristics according to the final use.
Mérieux NutriSciences performs a wide range of analyses to support the controls in the field of hydrological risks, monitoring of contaminated areas and farmlands.
All manufacturing processes produce liquid and solid wastes. Mérieux NutriSciences provides a full range of testing capabilities to support the classification of waste and environmentally responsible waste management programs.
The Mérieux Nutrisciences emission sampling team has a thirty-year experience and it is composed of highly skilled technicians. It also has state-of-the-art materials and sampling lines: they are constantly updated and meet the requirements of technical standards. It deals with the measurement of stationary source emissions from large industrial facilities (incinerators, refining and petrochemical plants).
Air quality monitoring and analysis is an integral part of environmental protection. Mérieux NutriSciences provides monitoring of air quality in the industrial setting to ensure a safe workplace environment.
Initial and subsequent checks of the Asset care allow assessing whether the performances of a manufacturing system or part thereof fall within the expected requirements and respond effectively in technological, economic and environmental terms. Such approach is extremely useful for people entrusted with deciding the business strategy since it allows a balance between economic investments and production performances.