Industrial Hygiene

Skilled and Certified

Proper Protocol Compliance

The SMS Industrial Hygiene team provides comprehensive industrial hygiene (IH) services in oil, gas, petrochemical, industrial/commercial, and environmental remediation industries.

Our team of industrial hygienists work directly under the guidance of a Senior Certified Industrial Hygienist and are trained and skilled in recognizing and evaluating occupational hazards.

The goal of an industrial hygiene technician is to keep workers and the surrounding community healthy and safe. By evaluating work environments according to health standards and OSHA regulations, workplace and environmental hazards can be contained or prevented.

SMS IH Technician Collecting Coring Sample

Skilled and Certified

On all projects, SMS verifies proper protocols are in place for each survey or sampling activity we perform.

Our field efforts and findings provide the background and information for the resulting comprehensive report, incorporating photographic documentation, detailed sample descriptions and their parameters, recommendations, conclusions and any other pertinent information.

Our IH technicians and specialists are skilled and certified in:

  • Personal exposure assessments for lead, asbestos, hexavalent chromium, formaldehyde, and noise exposure

  • Asbestos and lead compliance plans

  • Asbestos project management

  • Pre-demolition / pre-renovation asbestos and lead surveys for oil and gas, utilities, and commercial / industrial construction, including buildings, pipelines, steam generators, tanks, vessels, offshore platforms, and concrete structures

  • NORM surveys in oil and gas production operations

  • Lead in drinking water sampling

  • Mold and indoor air quality investigations and remediation clearance assessments

  • Naturally occurring asbestos air monitoring

  • Waste characterization sampling

  • Noise dosimetry

  • Personal exposure assessments

  • Sound pressure level surveys

  • Air monitoring and exposure assessments

  • Confined space rescue

  • Site security and access control

  • Fleet and asset monitoring