INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CONSULTING
CONSTRUCTION HEALTH AND SAFETY
Cashins & Associates: Diagnosing difficult construction industrial hygiene problems so they can be addressed successfully.
Construction sites are quickly changing environments that present a multitude of safety and industrial hygiene hazards to employees. Hazards may include the following:
- Welding fume
- Paint vapors
- Silica dust
- Diesel exhaust
- Carbon monoxide
- Contaminated soil
- Heavy metals
Construction sites also can create air quality issues for surrounding properties and the community. If concerned abutters contact regulatory authorities about unaddressed air quality issues, it can cause a project to be shut down until the issue is addressed satisfactorily.