Air sampling and
Air and bulk dust sampling for a local
Air sampling for asbestos, total particulate
and respirable silica during asbestos cement pipes. Air sampling
was requested in order to measure applicable exposure levels using wet
cutting procedures and/or to confirm exposures when using current
cutting methods on cement pipe.
Personal and area air sampling for
isocyanates during polyurethane coating application.
Worker exposure assessments
Hygiene assessment at a BC Pulp Mill which
included air sampling, noise monitoring and a risk assessment of the
emergency washing facilities.
Occupational hygiene assessment of foundry.
Parameters investigated included: total & respirable particulate;
crystalline silica (quartz); metals; carbon monoxide; phenol;
formaldehyde; benzene; MDI (isocyanate) and noise.
Working with a local steel and wire
manufacturer. Completed occupational hygiene walk-through surveys,
several projects relating to plant exposures and occupational hygiene
related program component development (e.g. respiratory protection
quality diagnostics (including IAQ)
Conduct a review of building mechanical
systems and monitoring of a municipal police station in the Lower
Mainland for various indoor air quality parameters over a 5 week period.
Conduct bulk sampling for mould in an apartment
complex for large property management company.
Indoor air quality assessment for carbon
monoxide, carbon dioxide, chlorine, temperature and relative humidity for
a municipal pool.
Conduct air sampling within a tunnel in
Vancouver for the movie industry. Sampling for mold and testing for
carbon monoxide, lower explosive limit, carbon dioxide, hydrogen
sulphide, temperature and relative humidity.
Conducting air sampling for chloramines at
Confined space program
assessment and development
Identified confined spaces and conducted
hazard assessments of each space for a local manufacturing facility.
Developed a confined space program including forms, training
requirements and draft procedures for future space entries.
Developing confined space entry program for
a large transportation company.
Preparing confined space hazard assessments
for a large Pulp and Paper Mill.
Reviewed the layout of a booth at a sawmill
and provided recommendations to decrease neck, shoulder and arm fatigue.
Ergonomic assessment of a mail transport
trolley in order to design an ergonomically correct trolley.
Noise and hearing
Completion of worker noise exposures for all
ground crews, baggage handling and related jobs for a national airline.
Area noise measurements at a manufacturing
equipment selection and programs