Industrial Hygiene/Health & Safety
One of the main purposes of the Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety profession is to use knowledge, skills, and technology to identify, assess and control hazards. Potential hazards can exist in industrial workplaces, offices, homes, schools-anywhere where we live, work, & play.
What is industrial hygiene? Traditionally, "industrial hygiene" involved training and skills in the applied sciences such as biology, chemistry, physics, toxicology, epidemiology, statistics, etc. as well as knowledge of engineering, law, and communication. Work also often involved monitoring or sampling of air or surfaces for potentially harmful agents, such as chemicals, noise, radiation, molds, heat, fibers or dust.
What is safety? "Safety" traditionally considered more "physical" types of hazards, such as machine guarding, fall protection, life safety, walking and working surfaces, fire protection, electrical safety, hazardous energy, forklift and vehicle safety, crane, hoists & slings, etc.
At Kaleidoscope, our experience includes biotechnology, chemical manufacturing, polymer manufacturing, medical devices and pharmaceutical manufacturing, construction, office environments, printing operations, and municipal and public sector areas, including public health, recreation and parks, correctional facilities, libraries, police/sheriff, and more. Embracing knowledge and skills in varied disciplines helps us to better serve the needs of employers by having more rounded, diverse experience. Broad experience offers more flexibility and better informed solutions to the variety of health and safety issues that face businesses today.
- Written Programs
- Workplace & OSHA Compliance Assessments
- Healh & Safety Training
- Incident Prevention
- Ergonomics/Material Handling
- Municipal & Local Government