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Industrial Hygiene

Meets 2nd Thursday, even months, 11:00 a.m.

The Industrial Hygiene (IH) Team:

  • Discusses new regulations and standards related to Industrial Hygiene to promote effective implementation and standardization as appropriate. Examples would include the respiratory protection standard and ergonomics standard.
  • Shares best practices related to compliance with existing regulations
  • Shares general technical information and expertise
  • Works with Contra Costa Health Services to provide for coordinated IH response during emergencies
  • Provides IH mutual aid to PMAO Action Teams during incidents using mutual aid agreements. Assists County during non-member incidents as requested
  • Assists in the improvement of air monitoring efforts by community groups and industry
  • Reviews incidents and shares lessons learned
  • Develops functional unit ER plans and drills as appropriate
  • Develops off-site chemical release monitoring plans


Click here to read the minutes of the latest team meeting