Metals

Metals are associated with a wide range of adverse health effects. Overexposure to certain metals can cause serious health problems, which include some cancers, kidney damage and very high exposure can be fatal.

Metals are present in the work, home and outdoor environment. It is important that metal analyses are carried out to detect any potential health risks.

As part of our lab services, we offer an analysis of metals in samples to identify and measure elements present.

What is Metal Analysis?

We provide analysis of metals such as lead, manganese, chromium and cadmium by ICP-AES in samples of the workplace and ambient air, surface wipes, soil, paint, water and other bulk materials.

We use ion chromatography to analyse for common acid anions and gases including hydrochloric, hydrofluoric, nitric and sulphuric acids as well as gases such nitrogen dioxide and ozone.

How our experts can help:

  • Provide analysis of metals in samples
  • Help clients to meet regulatory compliance in the workplace
  • Use testing methods such as ICP-OES and Ion Chromatography
  • IOM is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No 0374; for the analysis of a wide range of metals
IOM is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No 0374; for the analysis of a wide range of metals.

Contact: Carolyn McGonagle, 0131 449 8000, or complete the quick quote form below.

We're here to provide you with more information and answer any questions you may have. Contact us
  • IOMworld Posted: 21 hours ago
    Safeguard your welders from the dangers of working with welding fumes. IOM offers a fast & reliable service to help… https://t.co/nFqA7jQNrA
  • IOMworld Posted: 2 days ago
    Is your hospital ventilation system fully functional and fit for purpose? IOM’s specialist team are experts in prov… https://t.co/H4gYZA4b47
  • IOMworld Posted: 7 days ago
    IOM is proud to be to contributing to the 28th EPICOH Conference on the 25th-28th of October. Leading on the IMPRES… https://t.co/He2EQ7fUPl
  • IOMworld Posted: 16 days ago
    IOM continues to share knowledge to protect staff. Richard Graveling has published a page on OSHwiki on prevention… https://t.co/NHZvwMhKfc
  • IOMworld Posted: 21 days ago
    Helping you to comply with the Vibration at Work Regulations. Our expert team can support you to create a safer wor… https://t.co/eEadIb0fWX
  • IOMworld Posted: 23 days ago
    Avoid unnecessary expense/delays when planning/altering your ventilation requirements. IOM’s expert team provides a… https://t.co/03bX5rJ2p7
  • IOMworld Posted: one month ago
    Dedicated to making the world a healthier place for us all, IOM has recently collaborated on a pan-European human b… https://t.co/hxVffmOEXA
  • IOMworld Posted: one month ago
    IOM is delighted to have collaborated in the latest #Cities4Children evidence to action brief entitled 'Urban Air P… https://t.co/YjgWDqFTv1
  • IOMworld Posted: one month ago
    Protect your workers hearing from excessive noise in the workplace. HSE states that 17,000 people in the UK suffer… https://t.co/xE1rkLrW45
  • IOMworld Posted: one month ago
    RT @lohmir: Millions of children suffer from #AirPollution in low and middle income countries. Read more about actions that could be taken…