Hampshire Scientific Services (HSS)

Hampshire Scientific Services (HSS)

We specialise in helping to protect the public by using United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accredited facilities to provide scientific advice and consultancy services. The scope of the service provided includes public and agriculture analyst services, appointed food examiner, product safety, food complaint, microbiology, occupational hygiene and environmental testing.

Service features

  • Food enforcement work, including authenticity, adulteration, microbiological and chemical composition
  • Microbiological and chemical analysis of water, including swimming pools, drinking water, hot and cold water systems (Legionella), bathing water and sampling service
  • Environmental and occupational hygiene monitoring, including local exhaust ventilation inspection and testing, and landfill monitoring
  • Product safety testing
  • Training in all aspects of food and feed enforcement, and Legionella risk assessment/management
  • Expert opinion, including court appearances and witness statements

Benefits to schools

  • Long established service provider for schools within the Hampshire and Portsmouth area
  • Good turnaround delivery of results
  • Clear concise reports with observations and recommendations
  • Readily available expert opinions, technical, legislative and logistical advice
  • Approachable and professional staff
  • Total quality system, accredited to BS EN ISO/IEC 17025 (UKAS)
  • Well-established systems, but flexible enough to work with each local authority and school as an individual
  • Performance management and summary reports


Lynette Gordon
Microbiology Team Leader

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