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INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND OHS

Identify the risks for a safe work environment

Industrial hygiene and OHS

Make sure your workers’ exposure meets the standards allowed by current regulations.

  • Sampling of contaminants in the workplace
  • Assessment of noise exposure
  • Respiratory protection program
  • Compliance of breathable compressed air
  • Legal expertise in industrial hygiene
  • Expertise in occupational health and safety
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Sampling of contaminants in workplaces

Sampling of contaminants in workplaces

Contaminants in workplaces specific to each industry

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Our professionals establish sampling plans of the contaminants present in various work environments, for:

  • Dust: crystalline silica, wood dust, metal dust, respirable dust, etc.
  • Welding/cutting gases and fumes.
  • Chemical compounds: Formaldehyde, benzene, volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
  • Micro-organisms: Moulds, yeast, bacteria, and endotoxins.
  • Gas and biogas: Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, methane, etc.

Noise exposure assessment

Noise exposure assessment

Excessive noise levels: From discomfort to hearing loss

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Our team of professionals can support you in:

  • The development of a periodic sound levels verification program.
  • The assessment of workers noise exposure using continuous measurements (dosimetry).
  • Carrying out a complete mapping of the factory or the workplace to determine the critical areas.
  • The issuance of an expert report with results interpretation and appropriate recommendations.

Respiratory protection program

Respiratory protection program

A respiratory protection program according to current standards

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Our professionals support our clients in the various stages of their respiratory protection program.

  • Analyzing the contaminants present in the building to know the respiratory protection required, either by process analysis, on-site inspection or by sampling.
  • Support in setting up the respiratory protection program.
  • Fit tests
  • Training workers on the exposure risks specific to their industry and on the respiratory protection required.

Compliance of breathable compressed air

Compliance of breathable compressed air

All employers must ensure the compliance of the breathable compressed air supplied to workers

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Our team of professionals takes samples according to the appropriate CSA standard for the required breathing air supply systems, every 6 months.

We can also carry out analysis in a certified laboratory for the specific analysis of gases, volatile hydrocarbons (other than methane), halogenated hydrocarbons, oils, particulate matter and condensates.

In addition, our experts carry out compliance checks, in particular in accordance with the CSAZ180.1-00 standard – article 48 of the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety (RSST).

Legal expertise in industrial hygiene

Legal expertise in industrial hygiene

Rigorous expertise for contaminants present in workplaces

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The scientific value and the rigour of the expertise of our experienced team are highly appreciated in the context of legal proceedings or legal expertise, as in cases of litigation involving the CNESST or the Commission des lésions professionnelles (CLP).

Our team has over 20 years of experience and has a recognized quality control system. We routinely carry out legal second opinions on air quality, industrial hygiene and worker exposure to various contaminants.

Expertise in occupational health and safety

Expertise in occupational health and safety

Support our customers to ensure the health and safety of workers

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In terms of occupational health and safety (OHS), our support services are tailored to the reality of each of our clients.

  • Workplace risk analysis and assessment
  • Writing or updating OHS management programs
  • Programs, practices, and facilities audits
  • Personalized recommendations and support
  • Occupational health and safety training for employees
  • OHS outsourcing service (full time or part time)

Certifications

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