Environmental Health & Safety Consulting

OUR SERVICES
  • EHS Program Assessments and Audits
  • EHS Program Review, Development and Implementation
  • Job Hazard Assessments
  • Exposure Monitoring for Chemical and Physical Agents
  • Respirator and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hazard Assessment and Selection
  • Hazard Communication Program and Safety Data Sheet (SDS Authoring
  • Engineering Control Evaluation
  • OSHA Program Review and Implementation
  • Hazardous Materials and Emergency Response Management
  • Contractor Safety Program Qualifications
  • Litigation Support
  • Technical Staff Outsourcing

Environmental, Health and Safety Consulting

Emilcott combines EHS expertise across a spectrum of capabilities that cover all aspects of environmental and worker health and safety regulatory compliance and best practice. Our team of EHS experts work across all of these environments – from the construction site through facility or building operations to demolition and site remediation – with all levels of stakeholders to meet desired results. We recognize that client EHS objectives vary—from meeting basic compliance requirements to achieving recognition as leaders in an industry.  We utilize best practices and sound counsel to match our services to client challenges and goals.

Why Choose Emilcott?

Technical Expertise

We are large enough to have specific skill sets in-house but small enough to be nimble and customer responsive. On our staff:
● Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH)
● Certified Safety Professionals (CSP)
● Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (CHMM)
● Professional Engineers (PE)

24/7 Customer Service

Our customer-centric business model means immediate action when necessary.
● Remote monitoring and communication
● Emergency response services
● Fast response to complaints and concerns

Beware of Occupational Safety and Health certifications from unaccredited organizations that can be obtained without regard for the education, training, knowledge level or experience of the applicant”. Recognized and accredited organizations include the American Board of Industrial Hygienist (certification listed as CIH), and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (certification listed as ASP or CSP)

The American Society of Safety Engineers, Hiring the Right OSH Professional

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • EHS consultants can provide technical support during EHS staff restructuring or during periods where business production or growth requires more resources than are available to meet internal occupational health, safety or environmental staffing requirements. You should consider hiring an EHS consult if you are unsure of how to proceed in the following situations: ¥ A worker is injured, are you prepared to investigate the incident and understand the root cause of the event? Do you know if you need to call OSHA? ¥ An officer from OSHA or the US EPA or state environmental agencies’ officer visits your site for a routine site inspection, or after an injury or chemical release to the environment. Do you have a plan for touring the officer through your site? Do you know where all the logs and records are maintained? Are these logs and records maintained as required by the applicable regulations? An employee tells her supervisor that she is feeling ill after working all day, but feels much better each morning before arriving at the workplace. Do you know what the health hazards are of the substances the employee works with and the routes of exposure to the substance? Could the workplace building be a source of hazards from mold or emissions from paint or from other materials of construction? How would you respond

  • Select an EHS consultant that is part of a team that provides high quality, reliable environmental, health and safety consulting and training services. Look for longevity of staff in the organization – this indicates commitment to core values and competence within the overall team. ¥ Ask for recent references that had project work similar to your needs. And the contact the references. ¥ Request a resume for every team member that will provide you with technical support. Look for a staff of highly-trained professionals. All Senior Project Managers should be Certified Industrial Hygienists, Certified Safety Professionals or Certified Hazardous Materials Managers. All support EHS Staff should hold degrees in the environmental or applied sciences, from well-established university programs. ¥ Ask for evidence of the senior and staff consultants’ claimed certifications (they should be able to provide a certificate of certification). ¥ Talk with the consultant – they should be a solution-driven, innovative and technically excellent organization to meet their compliance goals. Ensure that the EHS consultant goals align with your company’s goals and values.

  • The most common frequently cited standard by OSHA in 2015 were • Fall Protection. • Hazard Communication. • Scaffolding. • Respiratory Protection. • Lockout/Tagout. • Powered Industrial Trucks. • Ladders. • Electrical, Wiring Methods. The EPA and state environmental agencies have many compliance issues to select – most common include those related to the following ¥ Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) – inadequate hazardous waste manifest, inadequate employee training, improper labeling, failure to include waste disposal on the annual TRI report. ¥ Clean Water Act (CWA) – Improper disposing materials down floor drains, noncompliance of permitted actions for wastewater discharges, inadequate secondary containment of storage tanks, not implementing the approved Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan as written along with Spill Prevention Control Countermeasures. Inadequate training of employees.