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Join Colden at the 46th Annual SESHA Symposium

Colden will be attending and exhibiting at the 46th Annual SESHA Symposium on Sunday, April 22 through Thursday, April 25 in Phoenix, AZ.

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Colden is proud to announce our new office in New Orleans, LA

Colden Corporation is delighted to announce our new office location in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chrisy C. Walsh, MS, CIH, CSP will be leading our Health and Safety initiatives in the surrounding areas.

Chrisy brings a deep understanding of the Gulf Coast region’s unique culture, resources, and occupational health and safety needs, drawing from her extensive experience in contingency planning, emergency response, and incident management while serving in the U.S. Coast Guard.

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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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Warehouses and Distribution Centers Continue to be Targeted for Comprehensive Safety Inspections as Part of OSHA’s National Emphasis Program

A National Emphasis Program (NEP) was announced on July 13, 2023 by OSHA and detailed in Compliance Directive – Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations (CPL 03-00-026). The directive applies nationwide to warehousing and distribution centers, mail/postal processing and distribution centers, parcel delivery/courier services, and local delivery industries, as well as high injury rate retail establishments.

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Colden Tech Talk

Sampling and Analytical Considerations for Beryllium

Beryllium (Be) is a strong, light metal useful in electronics, aerospace, and for windows in radiation detection equipment. From a worker health perspective exposure to beryllium is linked to beryllium sensitization and Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD), which is incurable, debilitating, and potentially fatal.

Greg W. Richey, MS, CIH, CSP, CPEA, AIHA Fellow

 

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Colden Services Related to COVID-19

Colden Corporation continues to monitor the evolving situation with the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, following the guidance of public health authorities and taking steps to keep our employees safe and support our clients and partners. We remain open to provide services remotely as well as on-site for critical work functions.

Colden epidemiologist, Dr. Shannon Magari will be leading the Colden teams dedicated to COVID-19 response.

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Colden Tech Talk

The Safety Committee – An Important Tool

Safety committees bring together a cross section of employee and management representatives who together strive to address the safety issues that arise in any organization. Safety committees serve as a pipeline for all employees to bring to the fore issues creating potential harm.

Greg W. Richey, MS, CIH, CSP, CPEA, AIHA Fellow

Michele N. Shepard, PhD, MS, CIH