News and Events

Please click below for the latest updates on where we will next be exhibiting and recent application articles.

News
Vibration Risk and Control in the Workplace

Vibration Risk and Control in the Workplace

Vibration in the workplace is increasingly making the headlines as the consequences of years of unmanaged exposure come to the fore in terms of life-changing injuries and compensation pay-outs.

News
How the United States Postal Inspection Service are staying safe with the OHD Quantifit.

How the United States Postal Inspection Service are staying safe with the OHD Quantifit.

A key customer in the US using OHD's Quantifit fit testing system is the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS). Find out why their 400+ specially-trained Dangerous Mail Inspectors rely on this simpler, quicker fit testing system to protect them during package screening.

News
Shawcity Wins 2018 National Excellence Award for Customer Service

Shawcity Wins 2018 National Excellence Award for Customer Service

Shawcity are delighted to have received a prestigious BSIF Highly Commended Customer Service Excellence Award

News
Shawcity Welcomes New Product Specialist Manager

Shawcity Welcomes New Product Specialist Manager

Shawcity, the UK’s leading specialists in monitoring instrumentation for the Health and Safety, Occupational Hygiene and Environmental markets, has just announced a new addition to the Sales Team who support its ever-expanding customer base.

News
Shawcity Achieves Second Consecutive Contamination Expo Innovation Nomination

Shawcity Achieves Second Consecutive Contamination Expo Innovation Nomination

The revolutionary Quantifit from OHD is Shortlisted for the 2018 Innovation Award

News
Upcoming Shawcity Exhibitions & Events

Upcoming Shawcity Exhibitions & Events

Dates for the diary where you can meet up with the Shawcity Team

News
Introducing the NEW BA Assistant App from Svantek.

Introducing the NEW BA Assistant App from Svantek.

The new smartphone application helps the user in calculating the insulation in accordance with ISO 16283.

News
Shawcity Announce New Partnership with HAVi

Shawcity Announce New Partnership with HAVi

Shawcity is delighted to announce their latest partnership with yet another leading manufacturer. Effective from May 2018, Shawcity will be working alongside HAVi, the UK’s leading specialist in products and services for controlling and managing Hand Arm Vibration.

Event
Shawcity Heads for France in a £500 Car for Charity SpecialEffect

Shawcity Heads for France in a £500 Car for Charity SpecialEffect

£500k already raised to help disabled people access technology

News
Gas Cylinder Product Notification
News
Shawcity Announced as Exclusive Supplier of Svantek’s Health & Safety Range

Shawcity Announced as Exclusive Supplier of Svantek’s Health & Safety Range

Our customers regularly approach us looking for assistance with accurate and compliant monitoring for increasingly prevalent issues such as protecting the hearing of their employees, HAVS and WBVS prevention, construction works causing vibration near existing buildings or dwellings, noise nuisance and pollution or even a combined solution involving two or more of these elements.

News
No Excuses, Bump It

No Excuses, Bump It

Today’s gas detection technology offers better protection than ever before but one often-overlooked issue in the industry is the regular bump testing of instruments and, crucially, how many users are unaware of the importance of this simple procedure or unsure how to do it.

News
CNP Fit Testing Finally Arrives in the UK

CNP Fit Testing Finally Arrives in the UK

Introducing the Quantifit Respirator Fit Tester, the industry breakthrough in portable mask-fit technology which uses Controlled Negative Pressure (CNP) instead of traditional aerosol particle counting.

News
Shawcity Announce Safety, Health and Environmental Sponsorship for Twin Town 2018

Shawcity Announce Safety, Health and Environmental Sponsorship for Twin Town 2018

The TwinTown Challenge is back for the Spring Bank Holiday weekend 25-28 May 2018 and Shawcity are delighted to announce their sponsorship of Safety, Health and Environmental for the event.

News
New Specialist Hydrogen Sulphide Sensor from City Technology

New Specialist Hydrogen Sulphide Sensor from City Technology

As City Technology’s EMEA strategic channel partner, Shawcity is pleased to announce that the latest H2S Sensoric sensor from this world-leading provider - the H2S 3E 2000 S – is now available.

News
Why 100% of Shawcity's Surveyed Customers Would Recommend Us

Why 100% of Shawcity's Surveyed Customers Would Recommend Us

At Shawcity we pride ourselves on high customer service and attention to detail.

News
Contamination Expo 2017 - Land Remediation Innovation Award

Contamination Expo 2017 - Land Remediation Innovation Award

Shawcity has scooped an Innovation Award nomination for their GasClam Hire Fleet at this year's Contamination Expo

News
Fourth Product Specialist Joins Shawcity Sales Team

Fourth Product Specialist Joins Shawcity Sales Team

Introducing Elliot Rosher, our new PID Specialist

News
Controlling Noise at Work Risks

Controlling Noise at Work Risks

Noise at work can cause permanent and disabling hearing damage. This can be gradual hearing loss because of exposure over time, but also immediate damage caused by sudden, extremely loud noises

News
Environmental Monitoring Hire Fleet Expansion

Environmental Monitoring Hire Fleet Expansion

Shawcity now has the largest GasClam hire fleet in the UK

News
Shawcity British Safety Council Membership

Shawcity British Safety Council Membership

A global community which shares best practice and legislation updates

News
RNLI Relies on the Tiger to Keep Boat Construction Staff Safe

RNLI Relies on the Tiger to Keep Boat Construction Staff Safe

The RNLI monitors gas and chemical compounds during the manufacturing process

News
Shawcity is a BSIF Registered Safety Supplier Scheme (RSSS) Member

Shawcity is a BSIF Registered Safety Supplier Scheme (RSSS) Member

The ultimate benchmark to assure you of our continued product quality and compliance

News
MD Runs London Marathon for SpecialEffect

MD Runs London Marathon for SpecialEffect

Neil O’Regan, Managing Director of Shawcity, will be completing the 2017 London Marathon in support of SpecialEffect.

News
Shawcity Expands its Product Specialist Team

13-Mar-2017

Shawcity Expands its Product Specialist Team

Shawcity has just grown its Sales Team to Support its Ever-expanding Customer Base

News
National Apprenticeship Week - Meet Matt

National Apprenticeship Week - Meet Matt

Matt is currently undertaking a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Electronic Maintenance and Electrical Principles, so he attends college one day a week and works four days a week in our in-house workshop. He has already gained a Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Engineering and is exploring the possibility of extending his study further after this course, with higher education options.

News
Handheld PID technology ensures extended operation in tough conditions

Handheld PID technology ensures extended operation in tough conditions

Provectus have recently replaced an old photoionsisation detector (PID) with the Ion Science VOC monitor from Shawcity.

News
Top 3 Benefits of Hiring an Instrument from Shawcity

Top 3 Benefits of Hiring an Instrument from Shawcity

There are several reasons our customers choose to hire a monitoring instrument. Sometimes they would like to try a product before committing to a purchase or may only require the instrument for a short period of time. Frequently, we have customers who send their own instrument in to us for an annual service and need an interim replacement.

News
Shawcity Gains ISO 9001:2015 Standard

Shawcity Gains ISO 9001:2015 Standard

Helping to ensure customers receive consistent, good quality products and services

News
Meet the Future: 4-Gas Detection with 2-Year Runtime is Here

Meet the Future: 4-Gas Detection with 2-Year Runtime is Here

Shawcity announce not one but two next generation products from two of the world’s leading manufacturers in gas detection, both designed to push the boundaries of personal, always-on gas detection.

News
Your Intrinsically Safe Toolkit from Shawcity

Your Intrinsically Safe Toolkit from Shawcity

Intrinsic safety has for a long time been a recognised term in gas detection, however, in line with expanding requirements new and affordable IS technology is now available for other detection applications.

News
SITEsentry: NEW Modular Environmental Site Monitoring System

SITEsentry: NEW Modular Environmental Site Monitoring System

In conjunction with our key manufacturing partners at 3M, Honeywell and TSI, Shawcity are pleased to announce the launch of SITEsentry, our brand new multi-parameter modular logging system suitable for various environmental site applications.

News
The UK’s largest hire fleet of GasClam Landfill Gas Monitors now available at Shawcity

The UK’s largest hire fleet of GasClam Landfill Gas Monitors now available at Shawcity

Shawcity are delighted to announce that following further investment, we have just extended our GasClam hire fleet by 14 brand new instruments, making it the largest in the UK.

News
NEW Five Year Oxygen Sensors from City Technology

NEW Five Year Oxygen Sensors from City Technology

Our new, five year long-life oxygen sensors now deliver unrivalled longevity and stability for the life of your instrument.

News
Shawcity Seminar 4: Sound, Noise and Vibration

Shawcity Seminar 4: Sound, Noise and Vibration

On Tuesday 8th November 2016 Shawcity hosted their final seminar of the 2016 series for the occupational hygiene, health and safety and environmental industries.

Event
Shawcity Seminar 3: Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water

14-Sep-2016

Shawcity Seminar 3: Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water

Our best seminar to date? Expert perspectives and hands-on demos gave a fascinating insight into this broad-ranging subject

News
Site Remediation - Emissions Boundary Monitoring

Site Remediation - Emissions Boundary Monitoring

The remediation of contaminated land sites can prove to be a challenging undertaking. There is considerable risk of chemical exposure to both the onsite workforce and to surrounding communities.

News
Continuous Ground Gas Monitoring Technical Article

Continuous Ground Gas Monitoring Technical Article

The challenges of ground gas risk assessment

News
Shawcity Seminar 2: Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring.

Shawcity Seminar 2: Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring.

The second seminar of the series hosted by Shawcity took place on Wednesday 13th July at Wrag Barn Golf and Country Club with a focus on Confined Spaces and Gas Monitoring.

News
Shawcity Seminar 1: Occupational Dust Monitoring, RCS and Diesel Fume.

22-Jun-2016

Shawcity Seminar 1: Occupational Dust Monitoring, RCS and Diesel Fume.

June saw the first of the 2016 seminars hosted by Shawcity, which offer an independent focus on key issues facing those who work in occupational hygiene, environmental monitoring and health and safety.

News
NEW TSI SidePak AM520 & AM520i Personal Aerosol Monitor

NEW TSI SidePak AM520 & AM520i Personal Aerosol Monitor

TSI have just launched their brand new SidePak AM520 Personal Aerosol Monitor this week and Shawcity are delighted to be able to take orders with immediate effect.

News
Shawcity Raises £2000 for SpecialEffect

Shawcity Raises £2000 for SpecialEffect

Months of preparation and weeks of planning have finally come to an end as the Shawcity team have completed this year’s Twin Town challenge and raised the £2,000 target set for SpecialEffect in 2016.

News
Diesel Emissions, Health and the Law

Diesel Emissions, Health and the Law

The use of COSHH in Assessing Diesel Exhaust Emissions in the Workplace

News
Introducing the Breakthrough MultiRAE Benzene 6-Gas Monitor

Introducing the Breakthrough MultiRAE Benzene 6-Gas Monitor

NEW Wireless Portable 6-Gas Monitor with Benzene-specific measurement

News
Hazards of Silica Dusts in Construction, Demolition and Mining
News
End of Life Product Update

End of Life Product Update

Please be advised that the following products have been, or will shortly be, discontinued by their respective manufacturers.

News
2015 National Air Quality Awards Winners

2015 National Air Quality Awards Winners

Shawcity sponsor the Innovation in Air Quality Technology Award

News
Tiger LT VOC Monitor Wins New Product of the Year - OH&S, USA

Tiger LT VOC Monitor Wins New Product of the Year - OH&S, USA

The TigerLT is exclusively available from Shawcity in the UK.

News
New and Affordable Noise, Sound and Vibration Monitoring

19-Aug-2015

New and Affordable Noise, Sound and Vibration Monitoring

The latest developments in technology mean compliance and better personal protection for everyone

News
Indoor Air Quality with Respect to Diesel Fume and Volatile Organic Compounds

Indoor Air Quality with Respect to Diesel Fume and Volatile Organic Compounds

Specialist provider of monitoring instrumentation for Health & Safety, Occupational Hygiene and Environmental monitoring across a wide range of industries.

News
What makes a safe working environment?

What makes a safe working environment?

I have asked several highly qualified Occupational Hygienists, what is a 'safe working environment?' ..

News
Dangers of exposure to Mercury

05-Mar-2015

Dangers of exposure to Mercury

The correct handling of mercury is of great importance to ensure workers are not exposed to health risks. Mercury is a neurotox..

Filter Results

News & Events News Events

Register for a Shawcity account

  • Manage your quotations and track order progress
  • Store your contact and delivery information for easy check-out
  • Use the ‘Add to favourites’ feature to make reordering simple.