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 Expert  107789

Expert in Industrial Hygiene and Chemical Regulations, Asbestos


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Connecticut (CT)
USA
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OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATION; INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE. Expert' (Expert) career in occupational safety and industrial hygiene has always focused upon the understanding and implementation of OSHA regulations. While she has worked extensively in physical safety, her main emphasis has been on the control of chemical exposures in the workplace.

AIR QUALITY AND MONITORING; AIR SAMPLING EQUIPMENT. As a certified industrial hygienist, Expert has extensive experience and expertise in the collection of air samples and making air quality observations, both in the work-place and in the general environment.

ASBESTOS CONTROL; ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT; ASBESTOS EQUIPMENT. Expert is proficient in asbestos, asbestos control, and asbestos control procedures and equipment. Both she and members of her staff have designed and managed asbestos abatement projects. Her company provides EPA and AHERA-approved training, and has provided numerous facilities with asbestos inspections and management plans.

HANDLING OF HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC CHEMICALS. Expert is well-acquainted with the handling of corrosives, cryogenics, flammables, and industrial solvents. In the past ten years, she has spent a significant portion of her time developing materials to inform customers and workers about the hazards of chemical products, as well as how to protect themselves from them. In addition, she has developed plant safety and health programs related to the handling of hazardous materials.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS. As part of overall safety and health programs, Expert has developed many in-plant emergency response programs. She and her staff also conduct training programs for hazardous waste and emergency response operations.

EMPLOYEE RIGHT-TO-KNOW; HAZARD COMMUNICATION. Expert has developed numerous facility hazard communication programs for companies, provided employee training in this area (including video productions), and assisted chemical manufacturers and distributors in meeting their responsibilities. She also works in the area of community right-to-know.

INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION CONTROL. Expert has conducted a large number of indoor air quality evaluations, and has developed successful mitigation programs for problem buildings. These evaluations include occupant interviews, air sampling, and specific remedial recommendations.

MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS AND LABELING. Expert currently prepares material safety data sheets and hazard labeling for a wide variety of clients. She is very familiar with international requirements, as well as OSHA, EEC, and regulations in Canada and Australia. She also provides other regulatory guidance in the areas of DOT and IATA regulations for transport of hazardous materials, chemical inventory compliance (TSCA, EINECS, MITI-Japan, and Canada-DSL), and related areas.

TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS. As part of preparing MSDS and labeling for chemicals, Expert routinely classifies the chemicals for transportation. She reads extensively on hazardous material transportation, and has attended special courses. In addition, her work in toxicology and industrial hygiene has given her an exceptional background for work in this area.

CHEMICAL REGULATORY CONTROL. As an element of MSDS preparation, Expert verifies the regulatory status of the chemical components. Since she must do this for international purposes, she keeps up-to-date on TSCA requirements, EEC (EINECS), Canada (DSL), Japan (MITI), and developing regulations.

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air quality

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air sample

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air-quality monitoring

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air-sampling equipment

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asbestos

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asbestos control instrument

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asbestos filtration equipment

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asbestos handling equipment

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asbestos management service

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asbestos monitoring equipment

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asbestos sampling equipment

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asbestos waste transportation equipment

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asbestos-collection equipment

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asbestos-control inorganic chemical

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asbestos-control organic chemical

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asbestos-particle control equipment

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asbestos-storage equipment

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corrosive material handling

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cryogenic material handling

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emergency management

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employee right-to-know law

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environmental air sample

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hazard communication

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hazardous material handling

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hazardous-material transportation statute

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indoor air pollution control

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indoor air quality

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industrial hygiene

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materials safety data sheet

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulation

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toxic chemical safety code

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toxic material handling

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toxic substance

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industrial air quality

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air modeling


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Often requested
with this expert:

Chemical Regulations and Safety
Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Mold,...
Industrial Hygiene, Asbestos, Ventilation, Regulations,...
Mold, Industrial Hygiene, Indoor Air Quality, Toxins,...

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1971   BS   Chemistry   Stetson University, Florida  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1981 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

CO-FOUNDER AND SENIOR CONSULTANT

 

1979 to 1981

 

General Electric Company

 

Senior Industrial Hygienist

 

1977 to 1979

 

General Electric Company

 

Industrial Hygiene/Safety Specialist

 

1973 to 1978

 

Westinghouse Electric Corporation

 

Industrial Hygienist

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. She is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Society of Chemical Hazard Communication, and American Academy of Industrial Hygiene.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has authored a chapter in a textbook on computer applications in Industrial Hygiene.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Industrial hygienist expert Australia for consulting on assistance building data base.
  • Expert Packaging engineer for consulting on Drum specification selection.
  • Industrial ventilation expert for consulting on upgrading fume / dust collection system in shingle manufacturing plant.
  • Expert in exporting for consulting on shipping a TASCA registered chemical to Europe.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in air pollution for consulting on air emissions from a natural gas compressor station.
  • Paper box manufacturing expert for consulting on asbestos exposure.
  • Expert for consulting on OSHA Asbestos Regulations.
  • Odor expert for identifying smell in RV, suspected formaldehyde.
  • Expert in chemical exposure for consulting on employer intentional tort.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert has lectured on the roles of computers in safety and health and has authored chapter in a textbook on computer applications in Industrial Hygiene.


 

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