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Michele N. Shepard, PhD, MS, CIH, Named Vice President

Michele N. Shepard, PhD, MS, CIH, Named Vice President

Please join Colden in welcoming Michele Noble Shepard to our senior management team! As a newly appointed Vice President for Colden, Michele will oversee the operations for environmental, health and safety (EHS) management and auditing projects, and will continue to manage and expand new and existing high profile client relations.

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Colden Tech Talk

Colden Tech Talk

Legionella Exposure Risk Management

In the summer of 2015, a legionellosis outbreak attributed to Legionella bacteria exposure from a contaminated cooling tower caused 16 deaths in the South Bronx.

This prompted New York State (NYS) and New York City (NYC) to enact emergency regulations in 2015 that focused on cooling tower maintenance as the most effective approach to managing Legionella exposure risk.

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OSHA Issues Final Rule for Occupational Exposure to Silica

 OSHA Issues Final Rule for Occupational Exposure to Silica

On March 25, 2016 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica. The rule will help protect the estimated 2.3 million U.S. workers that are exposed to silica in their workplaces. The rule is comprised of two standards, one for Construction, and one for General Industry and Maritime.

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Colden Tech Talk

Colden Tech Talk

Semiconductor Industrial Hygiene & Safety Hazards

The operations of semiconductor manufacturing and R&D present a myriad of potential industrial hygiene and safety hazards. Hazards exist in both silicon device and gallium arsenide device fabrication (fab) and laboratories.

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New NYSDOL Mold Assessment Requirements

New NYSDOL Mold Assessment Requirements

Water infiltration into a building envelope can lead to undesirable effects on the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) if not mitigated quickly. Active mold growth, or amplification, can occur between 24 and 48 hours depending on how favorable the conditions are. The evaluation and remediation procedures for mold-affected materials and indoor environments are now governed by the New York State Department of Labor's (NYSDOL) Article 32 of the labor law.

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OSHA Updates

OSHA Updates

Stay up-to-date with the latest Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards announced quarterly.

Latest: OSHA Quarterly Updates, Apr-Jun, 2016 (PDF)

OSHA Quarterly Updates, Jan-Mar, 2016 (PDF)

OSHA Quarterly Updates, Oct-Dec, 2015 (PDF)

 

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Colden to Sponsor and Exhibit at the 2016 SESHA Mini-Conference

Colden to Sponsor and Exhibit at the 2016 SESHA Mini-Conference

October 10-11, 2016

Colden will attending the New York Capital Regional Chapter's 2016 SESHA Mini-Conference at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany, NY. As an exhibitor and sponsor of the symposium, Colden will be joining the event's co-sponsors SESHA NY Capital Chapter, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and GLOBALFOUNDRIES.

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Colden Tech Talk

Colden Tech Talk

OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations

In fiscal year 2015, OSHA conducted 35,820 total inspections. This number includes 123 significant enforcement actions [including eight egregious (instance-by-instance) cases]. In addition, OSHA conducted 19,293 unprogrammed inspections, initiated through employee complaints, injuries/fatalities, and referrals. OSHA also conducted 16,527 programmed inspections.

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