Industrial Hygiene

Industrial Hygiene is defined as the science and art devoted to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of environmental factors, which may cause impaired health or significant discomfort among workers or the community. All senior staff members of The Cohen Group are certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. The industrial hygiene services we provide include:

Chemical, Biologic, Physical, Ergonomic Hazard Assessment

  • Airborne monitoring for gases, vapors, aerosols and particulates

  • Airborne monitoring for fungi, bacteria, and viruses

  • Monitoring for noise, heat, non-ionizing radiation

  • Determination of surface contamination levels

  • Mathematical estimation of exposure

  • Retrospective (historical) re-creation and estimate of exposure

  • Worker/tool interface assessment

  • Office work station assessment

Hazard Controls

  • Design of chemical, biologic, ergonomic, and physical hazard controls to eliminate or minimize exposure potential

  • Ventilation system evaluation and establishing system design parameters