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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 ...

2018 News Archive

  • 12/20/2018 - Dealing with Asbestos Regulations
    Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals that have been widely used in building structures as insulation on piping and fireproofing and also in materials such as flooring and drywall. In some cases, asbestos has been found in concrete. Exposures can cause multiple health issues primarily lung related diseases and mesothelioma. These diseases do not develop immediately following exposure to asbestos, but appear only after a number of years. There are federal, state ...
  • 12/6/2018 - LEED's Air Quality Testing
    Providing acceptable indoor air quality for and after a construction project requires significant planning and understanding of potential issues. 1Source Safety and Health can provide assistance in the development of plans to ensure acceptable indoor air quality whether or not you are requesting EQ Credits for LEED's certification. 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 LEED's Air Quality ...
  • 11/15/2018 - Drone Inspections
    The use of drones and drone technology has expanded rapidly over the past 5 years. The industry is starting to utilize drone technology as a way to protect workers and keep them from numerous hazardous situations. 1Source Safety and Health can safely and cost-effectively conduct inspections and photo and video document your building and property. 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 drone inspection and ...
  • 11/5/2018 - Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Surveys
    Today I'd like to talk to you about Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Surveys. 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. Indoor Air Quality surveys are your best choice. 1Source's approach continues to be very successful in identifying the problems and providing effective recommendations to correct problems and provide ...
  • 10/19/2018 - Ergonomics Programs
    1Source has helped companies address ergonomic risk from the initial work-related musculoskeletal disorder analysis to quantitative physical demand evaluation. We have the tools to properly identify workplace stressors that can result in reduced efficiency/productivity. Elimination of the ergonomic risk can result can result in significant reduction in workers' compensation cost and associated liabilities. Our program of Creating Positive EMOTIONS (Ergonomic Motions) can provide ...
  • 9/21/2018 - Environmental-Related Disease
    Today I'd like to talk to you about environmental-related disease in the workplace. Investigative services are needed when there are individuals with similar health symptoms or a disproportionate number of diseases in a building or a common workplace. 1Source professionals will work with your company to identify potential contributors or the cause of the problem and come up with solutions on your specific workplace problem. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to ...
  • 9/11/2018 - Odor Surveys and Assessments
    You can appreciate the difficultly in identifying the sources or causes and responding to questions from employees if you ever had an odor issue within your facility. The professionals at 1Source have developed a specific protocol that has been successful in identifying odors and odor sources. We can help your company identifying and containing odors and odor sources. 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 ...
  • 8/30/2018 - Industrial Hygiene in 2018
    Industrial hygienists use environmental monitoring and analytical methods to detect the extent of worker exposure and employ methods to control potential health hazards. Two roles of the OSHA industrial hygienist are to spot those conditions and help eliminate or control them through appropriate measures. 1Source Safety and Health has performed thousands of industrial hygiene surveys and related services for clients and can help your company develop and implement programs to identify ...
  • 8/17/2018 - Construction Safety Saves Lives
    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 ...
  • 7/31/2018 - Noise Exposure
    Noise is unwanted sound, especially in the workplace; however, community noise is also unwanted. Noise can interfere with communication and cause accidents to workers. In order to determine if there is a noise problem in the workplace, a walk-through of the premises to identify potential sources should be conducted. There are many indicators of potentially hazardous noise levels and 1Source can assist your company with noise surveys. There are many benefits related to using ISO 45001 as a ...
  • 7/19/2018 - Fall Protection
    The Crown Roofing, LLC, was fined $149,662 for exposing employees to fall hazards. After being inspected as part of OSHA's Regional Emphasis Program for Falls in Construction, the company was cited for one repeat violation for failing to use a guardrail, safety net, or personal fall arrest system to protect workers. OSHA also issued citations for failing to have a competent person regularly inspect jobsites, materials, and equipment: and maintain written records of fall protection ...
  • 6/29/2018 - OSHA Final Rule on Fall Protection Systems in 2018
    The leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths are falls - from heights and the same level. OSHA has issued a final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems to better protect workers in general industry from these hazards by updating and clarifying standards and adding training and inspection requirements. Our certified staff at 1Source provides consulting and training that can help you and your staff understand and follow this new ruling. Check ...
  • 6/19/2018 - SMARTouch Survey Software Update
    Would you like quick and easy searchable access to all your industrial hygiene, asbestos, lead and ergonomics data and reports? Never worry about where those paper files have disappeared to! If so, 1Source Safety and Health has developed SMARTouch data management software programs which are fully customized to each clients need(s), and less costly than those canned software programs. SMARTouch is easy to use and provides the power to conduct, manage and maintain survey data for industrial ...
  • 5/31/2018 - Asbestos and NESHAP Surveys
    Asbestos is well recognized as a health hazard and its use is now highly regulated by both OSHA and EPA. Breathing asbestos can cause many serious health problems. What was once thought to be a miracle mineral is now a real concern and must be dealt with according to the regulations which vary by state and in some cases by local regulations. Although asbestos usage was mostly halted in the late 1970s, individuals, particularly in schools, hospitals, old homes, factories, and commercial ...
  • 5/11/2018 - Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever
    Today, I’d like to share some information regarding Legionella bacteria and developing a Legionella water management program for your building. Legionella bacteria can become a health problem in building water systems if not dealt with properly. The professionals at 1Source understand Legionella bacteria and can help you develop, implement and evaluate a Legionella water management program. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how we can assist you ...
  • 4/27/2018 - Indoor Air Quality in 2018
    It is spring and with the warmer weather and allergens in the air, air quality can become a concern. So today, I’d like to share some information about Indoor Air Quality. Indoor Air Quality surveys are your best choice when you are made aware of Indoor Air complaints. 1Source's approach is very successful in identifying problems and providing effective recommendations to correct problems and provide acceptable indoor air quality to building occupants. The professionals at 1Source ...
  • 4/18/2018 - ISO 45001
    ISO 45001, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements with Guidance for Use, was published on March 12, 2018. This international standard has been many years in development, evolving from other standards including BS 8800 in the 1990s and OHSAS 18001 in 2000. A similar standard, ANSI/AIHA Z10-2012, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, was published in 2012. There are many benefits related to using ISO 45001 as a benchmark for your health and safety ...
  • 3/23/2018 - Vapor Intrusion (VI)
    The topic of Vapor Intrusion (VI) has been getting more attention in recent years as the EPA has identified it as a significant contaminant pathway into buildings. We at 1Source Safety and Health, Inc. have taken our extensive knowledge in indoor air quality, contaminants and data interpretation to develop strategies to respond to VI issues. I have included a few articles below that I hope you find helpful. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how 1Source ...
  • 3/12/2018 - Emergency Response Planning and More
    Today I'd like to share some information on Emergency Response Planning. Putting together a comprehensive emergency action plan dealing with issues specific to your worksite is critical. Emergency Response Plans (ERPs) should be very concise and address varied conditions. 1Source Safety and Health, Inc. can help you analyze and create an Emergency Response Plan for an emergency response. I have included a few articles below that I hope you find helpful. Please feel free to e-mail me and we ...
  • 2/28/2018 - Mold
    Today I'd like to share some information about exposure to mold in the workplace. Between 50 to 100 common indoor mold types have the potential for creating health problems. The professionals at 1Source can help you recognize workplace hazards and health effects associated with mold hazards. 1Source will conduct an inspection and assessment of your company to address concerns regarding mold and its impact on indoor air quality. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time ...
  • 2/9/2018 - Construction Safety
    Safety management and expertise at construction sites is critical in preventing injuries (or worse) on worksites. 1Source professionals can provide you with a variety of construction safety consulting services during all phases of projects. I've included a few articles below that you might find useful. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how we can assist you with Construction Safety Programs and Audits. Sincerely,Daniel M. Bruun, CIH, Vice ...
  • 1/30/2018 - Legionella
    Today I'd like to share some information about Legionnaires Disease and the methodical approach to safety development that can be implemented in your facilities. 1Source have professionals will work with you to come up with a plan that addresses all the issues associated with the deadly Legionnaires Disease. Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how we can assist you with any Legionnaires Disease plans or questions you may have for your ...
  • 1/22/2018 - Happy New Year!
    Now that the New Year has settled in like the cold weather, we thought it would be a good time to update you on developments within 1Source Safety and Health, Inc. during 2017. Turns out, 2017 was our best year since our commencement in 1999. Our amazing growth in 2017 was based on being true to our mission statement of hiring and growing top notch professionals to meet the needs of our clients throughout the US. In 2017, 1Source was selected by DuPont to provide a broad range of health ...

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