Leighanna Cumbie

Leighanna Cumbie

Liberty OHM is an Environmental and Industrial safety consulting firm. They write safety programs, perform safety audits and safety training. We work on a large scale with factories and on a smaller scale by identifying and providing a plan for removal on mold and mildew in residential homes. There is more info at http://libertyohm.com/.

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Occupational Health Overcomes Everyday Hazards

Many workers face different types of hazards on a daily basis. Each company has a responsibility to proactively protect their employees from hazards encountered in the workplace. Accidents or injuries can bring production to a halt, reduce the workforce while the employee is recovering and lead to costly worker compensation claims. A Certified Industrial Hygienist can help your company improve the Occupational Health present at your facility.

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Communicating the Dangers with HazCom

Hazard Communication focuses on explaining the dangers present at the workplace. The employees have a right to understand the hazards present and how to remain safe on the jobsite. A Certified Industrial Hygienist can work with your company to fulfill the HazCom requirement set forth by OSHA.

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The Risk from Asbestos

Asbestos poses a major health risk in many office buildings and homes due to the wide adoption and usage of asbestos as an insulator in the construction process. Asbestos can be found in the glue beneath vinyl flooring or in material applied to concrete to regulate the temperature between floors in an office building. These buildings and homes are being remodeled and modernized as an update to the space, but the demolition process can be hazardous if asbestos is present. Test for asbestos prior to starting your next remodeling project to ensure workers are safe.

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Outsource an Environmental Health and Safety Consultant

Many companies have a need for the expertise that an Environmental Health and Safety Consultant, but struggle to financially afford to hire a qualified candidate for a full time position. A Environmental Health and Safety Consultant from Occupational Health Management Company can work with your company to implement the needed expertise and perspective at a fraction of the cost of a full time employee. The outsourced expert will also likely have a more diverse skillset based on their previous experience spread across multiple environments and industries.

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Improve Safety through Industrial Hygiene Monitoring

Improving Safety is a main focus for Industrial Hygiene Monitoring at many facilities. By identifying the hazards that are present at the facility, the way employees interact with those hazards can be changed to ensure a healthier working environment. A Certified Industrial Hygienist can begin the process by making an onsite visit to your company to assess the hazards present first hand.

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Clearing the Air in Your Work Environment

The working environment of modern companies has become increasingly complex due to the number of workers in the same proximity to one another. Offices are being replaced with cubicles to save space and reduce construction cost when occupying a new building. The increased density of workers can lead to complications with maintaining healthy Indoor Air Quality in your work environment. A Certified Industrial Hygienist can work with your company to identify the healthiness of your office environment and implement solutions to improve the quality of air.

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Eliminating Controllable Risk in Your Business

Risk is inherent to running any business. Successful companies prepare for the obstacles of tomorrow by taking the necessary steps today. The process starts with a comprehensive Risk Assessment by a Certified Industrial Hygienist to evaluate your company.

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Risk Management Improves the Odds of Success

Risk Management can improve your company’s odds of success by reducing or eliminating future obstacles. Production and efficiency of the company are improved and the company becomes more resilient. The competitive advantage of a Risk Management plan can edge your company ahead of the competition and increase the likelihood of long term success.

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Protecting Your Employees with a Safety Consultant

Dangers exist in many production and manufacturing facilities. Each hazard should be carefully scrutinized by a Safety Consultant to ensure your employees are protected while performing their daily duties. A comprehensive Safety Program can ensure your company has taken the necessary steps to avoid unnecessary accidents and injuries at your facility.

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Environmental Health and Safety improves Hazardous Waste Management

Focusing on Environmental Health and Safety can improve your company’s hazardous waste management. The impact on the environment and wellbeing of the employees can improve the working conditions at your facility and the surrounding environment moving forward. An Environmental Health and Safety Consultant can offer a unique prospective to implement the needed changes to continue to raise the bar at your facility.

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Indoor Air Quality Testing Clears the Air

The Indoor Air Quality at your facility can drastically affect the employees on site each and every day. Poor air quality can result in a reduced production which increases the cost of each unit made. The employees can also suffer health risks in certain conditions. A Certified Industrial Hygienist can perform an Indoor Air Quality test to assess the air inside your facility.

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Searching for Asbestos in Your Facility

Asbestos was a commonly used insulator due to its low cost and performance. The material could be used to insulate buildings between office floors or in the adhesive that held down the tile flooring. As buildings are being updated through remodeling or materials are wearing out, a hazardous environment could be created for the employees. Microscopic particles could become suspended in the air and inhaled by an unknowing and unprotected employee that could develop long term health problems.

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Occupational Health Sets the Foundation

Occupational Health focuses on reducing or eliminating health problems from the workplace by focusing on the hazards that cause them. A strong Occupational Health focus for your company can set the foundation for success in the future. Production and the company’s bottom line can be greatly impacted if the foundation of Occupational Health is not appropriately put together. A Certified Industrial Hygienist can work with your company to ensure a strong foundation in safety is in place at your company.

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Industrial Hygiene Monitoring Assesses the Danger

Manufacturing companies can have complex and dangerous production processes in an effort to improve efficiency and reduce cost. These processes can expose the employees to hazardous environments along the way. Industrial Hygiene Monitoring is an ongoing process that identifies the hazards each employee is exposed to on a daily basis. A Certified Industrial Hygienist can then implement methods and safety equipment to protect the employees during the exposure to each identified hazard.

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Environmental Permits Ensure Clean Air

Many manufacturing companies produce emissions during the production process. The Environmental Protection Agency requires companies to have an Environmental Permit to release the emissions into the atmosphere. An Environmental Consultant can work with your company through the application process and the ongoing requirements after the permit is obtained.

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