Occupational Hygiene / Industrial Hygiene

Occupational Hygiene / Industrial Hygiene is the science and art of protecting your most valuable assets – your people.  When done well, it protects your employees from occupational diseases and allows them to go home as healthy as when they came in.

Reducing losses and workers compensation costs is a benefit of this “right thing to do”. Our team of American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs)  are here to help you with proactive sampling, program management, and regulatory compliance.


So this is the substance, the heart of what we do.


Evaluations are conducted to assist clients in the identification, evaluation and control of hazards. Results and recommendations emphasize loss control and the management of risk.

Consulting assistance may include exposure monitoring of a specific hazard or a comprehensive facility audit including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Ergonomics
      Industrial
      ◦ Office
  • OSHA compliance
      ◦ Program Review
      ◦ Program Development
  • Administrative controls
  • Engineering controls
  • Expert testimony
  • Respiratory Protection Program
  • Environmental Safety & Health Compliance Reviews
  • Physical Hazard Evaluation
      ◦ Noise
      ◦ Heat Stress
      ◦ Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation
  • Chemical Hazard Evaluation
      ◦ Chemical
      ◦ Inhalation
      ◦ Dermal
  • Classical Industrial Hygiene Studies
  • Hazardous materials storage/handling
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Confined Space
  • Hazard Communication
  • Blood-borne Pathogens
  • Exhaust Ventilation Engineering
  • Indoor Air Quality
      ◦ Full Environmental IAQ
      ◦ Mold
      ◦ Building Sciences

    Building Sciences

  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP’s)
  • OSHA Specific Chemical Programs;
      ◦ Silica
      ◦ Benzene
      ◦ Hexavalent Chrome, etc.
  • Training

 

Aires also has experience developing Process Safety Management (PSM) plans-OSHA’s version of the EPA’s Risk Management Plans (RMPs).