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10/17/2019 - Environmental Services

Indoor Air Quality complaints caused by the presence of odors, irritants, allergens, thermal discomfort, disease clusters, or visual indicators such as mold growth or excessive dust, are a signal ...

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  • 10/17/2019 - Environmental Services
    Indoor Air Quality complaints caused by the presence of odors, irritants, allergens, thermal discomfort, disease clusters, or visual indicators such as mold growth or excessive dust, are a signal that you need to investigate.
  • 9/27/2019 - Industrial Hygiene
    Industrial hygienists use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to detect the extent of worker exposure and employ methods to control potential health hazards.
  • 9/13/2019 - Construction Safety Support
    note  Safety and health programs foster a proactive approach to “finding and fixing” job site hazards before they can cause injury or illness. Rather than reacting to an incident, management and workers collaborate to identify and solve issues before they occur. The professionals at 1Source provide clients with onsite daily oversite, daily safety meetings, audits of programs and activities, interface with construction managers, interface with subcontractors, and regulatory interpretation. ...
  • 9/12/2019 - The Importance of Workplace Noise Control
    For many people, nothing is more distracting at work than lots of noise, whether it's coming from the outside or inside of the building. Excessive workplace noise has several adverse outcomes, such as decreased productivity, more difficult communication, permanent hearing loss and increased health issues and hearing-related accidents among employees.
  • 8/27/2019 - Legionnarires Disease - Outbreaks
    Did you know that 10% of the people infected by the Legionella bacteria die! The bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ Disease can be found in cooling towers, building water systems such as showers, facets and more. A written and well-thought-out plan and regular audits of all water systems can help prevent contraction and respond quickly and effectively to any suspected cases. Should the need arise, we provide expert witness services for these types of cases. Please feel free to e-mail me and ...
  • 8/19/2019 - Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) and Noise Exposure
    Today I would like to share some information on Occupational Noise Exposure and Community Noise. 1Source professionals draw on their many years of technical and management responsibility for the review and development of written policies and programs, to help you comply with regulations. Knowledge of the changing regulatory and business management environments not only helps in the development of programs, but also in their implementation. 1Source has conducted noise surveys for 100’s of sites ...
  • 7/31/2019 - Asbestos Risks $800,000
    Are you aware of EPA’s National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Asbestos and that it requires the identification of asbestos-containing materials (ACM) in many buildings that are being demolished or renovated?
  • 7/19/2019 - Legionnaires' Disease
    Today I'd like to share some information about Legionnaires’ Disease and a methodical approach that can be implemented in your facilities to identify sources of Legionella bacteria and to reduce the risks associated with contracting Legionnaires’ Disease. 1Source professionals will work with you to come up with a plan that addresses all the issues associated with prevention of the deadly disease. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how 1Source Safety and ...
  • 6/21/2019 - This is LEED
    The intent of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is to provide comfort and health to the building occupants and visitors by minimizing indoor air quality issues associated with construction and renovation activities. Under LEED V4 varying numbers of credits are awarded towards LEED’s certification based on the type of EQ chosen by the design team. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how 1Source Safety and Health can assist you with ...
  • 6/6/2019 - Safe&Sound
    Are you involved with accident investigation? If you are, you know that it can be very time consuming and requires significant expertise to identify the root cause(s). 1Source professionals draw on their many years of technical and management responsibility for the review and development processes related to accident investigation. I've included a few articles below that you might find useful. For more information please reach out to Colin J. Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CSPHP, FAIHA at ...
  • 5/23/2019 - Machine Guarding and Safety
    How do you establish a process for protection from the potential hazards associated with the operation of machinery?
  • 5/10/2019 - Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs
    I would like to share some information on Environmental, Safety and Health Audits
  • 4/29/2019 - Workers at High Risk of Hearing Loss
    Today I would like to share some information on Occupational Noise Exposure . 1Source professionals draw on their many years of technical and management responsibility for the review and development of written policies and programs, to help you comply with regulations.
  • 4/16/2019 - Hexavalent Chromium
    Today I would like to share some information on Hexavalent Chromium and how to prevent exposure to this carcinogen.
  • 3/27/2019 - Lead Evaluating Exposure and Controls
    Regardless if you need a lead based paint survey or air sampling for lead or program development, 1Source professionals draw on their many years of regulatory, technical and management knowledge for the review and development of written policies and programs, to help you comply with these and other regulations
  • 3/14/2019 - Workers' Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
    Today I would like to share some information on Health and Safety Program Development for Crystalline Silica. 1Source professionals draw on their many years of regulatory, technical and management knowledge for the review and development of written policies and programs, to help you comply with these and other regulations. Knowledge of the changing regulatory and business management environments not only helps in the development of programs, but also in their implementation.
  • 3/1/2019 - Hazard Communication
    HazCom is still one of OSHA’s top 10 violations!!
  • 2/13/2019 - Confined Space
    I would like to share some information on Health and safety program development.
  • 1/30/2019 - Hazardous Energy Lockout/Tagout
    Failure to protect your employees from the unexpected release of energy can obviously have significant adverse consequences including fatalities.
  • 1/17/2019 - Incident Investigation
    Why is the proper performance of incident/accident investigation important? Beyond the requirement to do so as detailed by ...

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