Solid Science Practical Solutions


As building owners and managers begin planning for re-occupancy of shutdown or reduced operation buildings, it is critical to address the risk of COVID-19 and other hazardous exposures to building occupants.  Five key categories of risk and recommended steps are outlined below.


Limiting Mercury Hazards from Rubber-Like Floors

Spring construction season is upon us and many of our construction clients are gearing up for a busy year. While productivity is always a key concern, keep in mind that falls from portable ladders (step, straight, combination and extension) are one of the leading causes of occupational fatalities and injuries. To re-state the obvious - Injured workers are not productive workers!

We strongly recommend that you ignore environmental health and safety issues! 

That is if you want to:

  • be unaware of potential employee exposures/risks
  • increase the potential of an OSHA complaint and/or inspection
  • blindly manage your risk prevention program without relevant data
  • gamble with your regulatory compliance and licensing status

We know from experience that clinical laboratories with well planned and implemented environmental health and safety programs can: