Practical Safety and Health Solutions
Practical Safety and Health Solutions LLC is based on two premises:
- A safe and healthy workplace places the responsibility for the safety culture inside the workplace
- Hazard assessment, control and regulatory compliance does not need to be complex to be effective
While hazard assessments, control selections and regulations can seem complex and daunting we specialize in breaking it down into simple, prioritized tasks.
Mission, Vission & Value
Mission: To provide customers with the neccessary services to assess employee exposures and information.
Vision: Is a world without occupational illness
Values: To meet the ethical standards of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene Association, and to provide the customers with sufficient data and knowledge to assess employee exposures and to assist in their reduction or elimination.
Masters of Science, Industrial Health, 1997
OSHA On-Site Consultation Program Industrial Hygiene Consultant 1997 – 1999
Certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygienists since 1998, CIH: 8540 CP
State of Wisconsin Public Sector Wisconsin code and OSHA standard enforcement 1999 – 2013
Director – Wisconsin Section American Industrial Hygiene Association Board 2014 – 2017
American Industrial Hygiene Association Technology Initiatives Strategic Advisory Group 2019 – present
OSHA's at the door, do you know where your data is? It is not unusual for an employer to be aware of the employee exposure sampling requirements of standards such as 1910.95 Occupational Noise Exposure, or 1910.1026 Hexavalent Chromium. However, many employers...
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Noise is one of the most common occupational hazards in any industry. While the manufacturing sector is 13% of the American workforce this sector has 72% of all recordable hearing loss cases. Not only does the employee suffer from reduced or lost hearing our economy...
As we ‘shelter in place’ as a means of controlling the spread of the Novel Corona Virus, first diagnosed in November of 2019, it is a good time to evaluate not just COVID-19 but viruses in general. But first, a little perspective on the numbers game....