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Industrial Hygiene

Our industrial hygiene staff is experienced in several aspects of the industrial hygiene profession, including OSHA compliance monitoring, indoor air quality (IAQ) investigations, mold and bacteria sampling, sick building syndrome studies, respiratory fit testing, noise monitoring, LEED testing, and USP 797 sampling. Lead by our Certified Industrial Hygienist, our goal is to assist clients in meeting their industrial hygiene and indoor air quality needs in the most cost efficient manner possible. Serving in the manufacturing, commercial, insurance, hospital, and school environments is what we do best. Call our office today for all of your industrial hygiene and indoor air quality needs!

Industrial Hygiene News

In early June 2011, Federal OSHA introduced a National Emphasis Program for the Primary Metals Industry. This covers all businesses in the metals industry in SIC codes beginning with 33. This also applies to State programs. OSHA inspections will be directed toward businesses in this industry, and inspections will be focused on both chemical and physical hazards in these industries, including silica, metal dust, noise, and heat stress. Types of metal facilities covered by this include:

Steel Works, Blast Furnaces (including Coke Ovens), and Rolling Mills

  • Electrometallurgical Products Except Steel
  • Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet, Strip and Bars
  • Steel Pipe and Tubes
  • Gray and Ductile Iron Foundries
  • Malleable Iron Foundries
  • Steel Foundries, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • Primary Smelting and Refining of Copper
  • Primary Production of Aluminum
  • Primary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals, Except Copper and Aluminum
  • Secondary Smelting and Refining of Nonferrous Metals
  • Rolling, Drawing and Extruding of Copper
  • Aluminum Extruded Products
  • Copper Foundries
  • Aluminum Foundries

Nonferrous Foundries Except Aluminum and Copper

Call our office today for a review of your policies, procedures, and testing for these important topics!

School Indoor Air Quality News

Within the past year, the State of Indiana has implemented several requirements for Indoor Air Quality in School Buildings. Please see the link below which outlines the requirements.

Indiana School Indoor Air Quality Requirements

Also, sign up for our school indoor air quality e-newsletter, which provides valuable information on indoor air quality topics specifically related to schools. Please email briank@rms-safety.com to ensure you’re receiving all the latest information.