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Occupational Health and Safety

Medical Intervention in Performance Issues

By | Case Study, Occupational Health and Safety

WorkCare Case Presentation A 49 year-old lead electrician, who had been employed for six years on an petroleum drilling site, received an unsatisfactory performance evaluation due to lateness. During a counseling session this employee claimed that medical problems were the reason for his lateness. Clinical Evaluation In a clinical evaluation on January 7, 1999 the following information was gathered. This…

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Preparation of Canadian Material Safety Data Sheets

By | Case Study, Occupational Health and Safety

Environmental Health Decisions Environmental Health Decisions has prepared a number of Material Safety Data Sheets for clients in United States and Canada. These MSDSs are in full compliance with WHMIS regulations. Since requirements for preparation of MSDSs in Canada are specific to each province, it was necessary for this consultant to become familiar with a variety of regulations. MSDSs prepared…

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International Environmental Strategy and Media Program-Thailand

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McDaniel Lambert, Inc International Environmental Strategy and Media Program Major Energy Resources Company Thailand Occupational medical physician and toxicologist developed a communication strategy and media program to answer questions raised in the press about the safety of fish around oil platforms in the Gulf of Thailand. Consultants trained and advised upper management and frontline personnel in working with the press…

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Overseas Community Outreach Program

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McDaniel Lambert, Inc Overseas Community Outreach Program Major Energy Resources Company The Philippines Occupational medical physician and toxicologist developed a risk communication and outreach strategy to assist a geothermal operation in The Philippines located in a region where people were living in geothermal fields and regularly blockading roads leading to geothermal wells to express their displeasure with the operation. The…

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Crisis Planning and Response

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McDaniel Lambert, Inc Crisis Planning and Response Agricultural Chemicals Company, Alaska Occupational medical physician and toxicologist provided risk communication training and assisted with crisis response planning for large agricultural chemicals company. The plan and other preparatory work allowed the facility to quickly resolve issues following the capsizing of a barge carrying 12,500 tons of urea granules. The consultant team worked…

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Risk Communication Training Program

By | Case Study, Occupational Health and Safety

McDaniel Lambert, Inc Risk Communication Training Program Industrial facilities, Agency Representatives and others Worldwide Occupational physician and toxicologist developed a risk communication training program which they have conducted for industrial facilities and agency representatives worldwide. The training includes discussion of such topics as risk perception, the importance of trust and credibility, public meeting preparation, and media training. The course provides…

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Comprehensive Semiconductor Processing Facility Industrial Hygiene Surveys

By | Case Study, Occupational Health and Safety

The consultant has performed comprehensive industrial hygiene sampling during normal processing, routine maintenance, and special investigation activities at numerous semiconductor manufacturing and assembly facilities. A typical project includes development of a detailed sample collection plan based on process information, predictive by-product chemistry, and potential exposures. Company then assembles a matrix of operations, equipment, and materials to prioritize monitoring activities. Hazard…

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Semiconductor Industrial Hygiene Monitoring: New Challenges and a Few Old Favorites in the World of Hazard Identification and Exposure Evaluation

By | Article, Occupational Health and Safety

EORM Semiconductor Industrial Hygiene Monitoring: New Challenges and a Few Old Favorites in the World of Hazard Identification and Exposure Evaluation Abstract What are the industrial hygiene concerns in a basic semiconductor fabrication facility? This paper highlights key industrial hygiene monitoring strategies for selected normal production operations and maintenance tasks. Monitoring for airborne and surface chemicals, ionizing radiation, radiofrequency and…

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A Comparison of Worker Exposure to Inhalable and Total Dust, Inorganic Arsenic, and Borates Using Two Types of Particulate Sampling Assemblies in a Borate Mining and Processing Facility

By | Article, Occupational Health and Safety

The Phylmar Group, Inc. ABSTRACT This study describes a comparison of worker exposure to total and inhalable dust, inorganic arsenic, and borates using two types of particulate sampling assemblies as part of a comprehensive industrial hygiene evaluation in a borate mining and processing facility. Employees were segmented into similar exposure groups (SEG) based on work location within the facility, job…

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A Comparison of Worker Exposure to Inhalable and Total Dust, Inorganic Arsenic, and Borates in a Borate Mining and Processing Facility.

By | Case Study, Occupational Health and Safety

The Phylmar Group, Inc. This study describes a comparison of worker exposure to total and inhalable dust, inorganic arsenic, and borates as part of a comprehensive industrial hygiene evaluation in a borate mining and processing facility. Employees were segmented into similar exposure groups (SEG) based on work location within the facility, job category and agent. At least 10 percent of…

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