Environmental contaminants can impact our daily lives. It is important understand health effects from exposure to environmental agents in the past, present and future.
FACS provides rapid response and solutions to emergency events or occupant complaints related to conditions in the built environment. Our experts characterize concerns, evaluate potential causes through inspection and sampling, and make recommendations for corrective actions.
Our experts use leading edge sampling protocols and decades of experience to better understand causation and to identify the short and long-term risks to building occupants. This experience and the ability to communicate known health effects helps all stakeholders make informed decisions in difficult environments. Once defined, it is important to have well defined communication strategies to share information, reduce concerns and establish a cooperative resolution pathway.
Key Agents & Issues
- Soil Vapor Intrusion
- Chromium 6
- Disinfection Byproducts
- Cohort Studies
- Dose Reconstruction
- Naturally Occurring Asbestos
- Medical Monitoring/Surveillance
FACS has the ability to respond quickly and provide quality industrial hygiene services in any environment. They assure that their clients come first and provide exemplary environmental consulting services.” – Lance Ewing, EVP. Global Risk Management & Client Services, Cotton Holdings IncLance Ewing
EVP, Global Risk Management & Client Services, Cotton Holdings Inc.
FACS Helps Protect Builder from Legal Entanglement
A builder was caught in the middle when the supplier of the (I-beam) floor joists used in the construction of recently-built homes warned owners of formaldehyde emissions coming from a fire-retardant coating used on the beams. The manufacturer of the floor joists advised occupants to move out of the houses immediately. Seeing a potential legal issue that would threaten the pending sale of the firm, FACS was called in to assess the situation and recommend a solution.See the full case study