March 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Healthy Building Program

    Forensic Analytical Consulting Services, Inc., (FACS) has a long history of working with general contractors, residential builders, and specialty contractors on thousands of projects over the past 30 years. Our services have been tailored to support contractors during pre-construction planning, at active construction sites, and by providing post-construction verification of site conditions. In short, we […]

  • Wildfires – Smoke Impact Evaluations

    Massive wildfires recently devastated several cities throughout the west coast. These wildfires caused millions of dollars in damage, neighborhood displacement, and emotional distress for property owners and occupants. In the wake of this destruction, there is increasing concern regarding potential impacts of wildfire soot and other smoke-related particulates which may deposit on property exteriors and […]

  • Emergency Response

    A well-planned environmental disaster response program is the best way to protect against further loss and to get your facility open again. FACS has extensive experience providing quick response to major disasters and helping to avoid losses such as mold growth caused by hurricane and flood damage or property damage caused by wildfire smoke. When […]

  • Healthcare – Bundled Environmental Monitoring And Testing Services

    FACS’ customized healthcare audit systems maximize obtained data, help improve staff and patient safety, improve regulatory compliance, and minimize project costs. FACS understands the impact that indoor pathogens can have on staff and patients. We understand that corrective actions are needed quickly to mitigate risks while at the same time minimizing business interruption. FACS can […]

  • Respirator Fit Testing

    Over 3 million American workers are required to wear respirators to protect themselves from environmental hazards in the workplace. Individuals that may require respirator fit testing as part of their jobs include: healthcare professionals, industrial workers, construction workers, remediation and abatement contractors, first responders, and a wide array of professional service providers. In 1998, the […]

  • Expert Testimony

    FACS is a leader in providing knowledgeable and articulate expert witnesses for our clients. We bring cutting-edge expertise to our clients through our research and active participation with industrial hygiene organizations as well as the industry and community sectors we serve. Our values are firmly rooted in the integrity of science-based decision-making, ensuring our arguments […]

  • Stakeholder Communication

    Complex projects require constant communication between all of the involved parties. FACS employees are well-versed in identifying and communicating key issues to other members of the team. The owner, outside counsel, risk management, architect, general contractor and sub-contractors, department heads, tenants, and employees all have a stake in the success of a project. This communication […]

  • FASB-FIN 47 (Financial Accounting Standards Board)

    FACS can help you get your arms around the future cost carrying environmental liabilities on your books and to help determine the fair value of an Asset Retirement Obligation (ARO). FACS has developed a comprehensive compliance program to identify environmental impairments, assign associated fair value costs to remedy the impairment, amortize the cost through the […]

  • Remediation Support

    FACS has a dedicated team of professionals that have been providing project management services for more than two decades. This experience has helped create a system to effectively manage complex remediation projects in a safe and effective manner. Asbestos, lead, mold, or other contaminants are standard fare for our Project Managers as they oversee that […]

  • Risk Management Programs

    Risk Managers have grown to trust FACS’ investigation and analysis of environmental health concerns at their properties and facilities. The reason for the trust is centered on balance. FACS employees strive to understand the client’s industry to help them manage their environmental health concerns ethically and in a cost-effective manner. Effective programs require that all […]