Mary M. Chuc,
As a project consultant for Colden, Mary Chuc, MPH, CSP, is based out of the New York City office. With over nine years of experience in the health and safety field, she has worked in industrial, laboratory, and environmental settings. Ms. Chuc supports clients in identifying and providing solutions to workplace health and safety concerns. She specializes in chemical exposure assessments, job risk assessments, ergonomic assessments, chemical management, noise and hearing conservation, indoor air quality, and injury/illness investigations. She is an American Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP). She is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).
Ms. Chuc attended Stony Brook University for her bachelor of science in health science. She went on to earn her master of public health from Tulane University with a major in Occupational Environmental Health. She completed her master thesis on Bladder Cancer Risk in Female Hairdressers.
Prior to joining Colden, Ms. Chuc worked at Brookhaven National Laboratories for nine years where she started as an industrial hygiene technician and later as an environmental safety and health coordinator. At BNL she worked on characterizing heavy metal contamination on various surfaces, laboratory decommissioning, deer management cull, and implementing slip simulator training to reduce slips, trips, and falls. She was honored with the Brookhaven National Laboratory Spotlight Award in 2009, 2011, and 2015 for her extraordinary efforts in extensive personal noise assessments, chemical management upgrades, and silica monitoring during demolition work.