CTSI industrial hygienists provide a wide array of services aimed at evaluating potential environmental hazards. Our Hygienists have assessed thousands of workplaces that have effectively decreased health risks and provided solutions to mitigate future environmental incidents.
They are able to analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate organizational safety management processes and tailor training’s based on the client’s assessed needs. Services provided to our clients throughout the U.S. are included below.
Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) / Indoor Air Quality(IAQ)
CTSI has been deployed to manage thousands of indoor environmental quality projects for varying-sized companies. CTSI professionals can provide a full range of indoor environmental investigations and monitoring to determine adherence to established comfort and ventilation parameters and environmental quality guidelines.
Nosocomial, Symptom or Odor-Related investigations are performed to evaluate occupant complaints / symptoms for potential building or site-related sources. CTSI‘s approach considers all potential sources, including biological, chemical, ergonomic, physical and psychological factors.
Symptom-based investigations identify the potential source(s) of symptoms, which may include allergic reactions, decreased productivity, or infections. iv.Baseline data can be gathered to document conditions prior to incidents, and/or to document satisfactory conditions.
Inspections can include building-related issues, such as HVAC function, water conservation, potential contaminant sources, and conditions conducive to the development of microbial growth.
Evaluations can include any airborne/water contaminant or parameter: Microbial, temperature, relative humidity, dew point, particulates, gases, vapors, chemical agents, etc.
Asbestos, Lead, Mold
CTSI‘s approach is to investigate, understand the client’s needs, and provide recommendations. CTSI has performed thousands of asbestos related projects in over 100 million square feet with its qualified personnel with a combined experience of more than 100 years. All of our projects have been successfully completed, within budget, and have complied with all applicable rules and regulations.
Asbestos Related Services
CTSI has successfully performed thousands of lead-based paint related projects with its team of environmental protection agency (EPA) lead certified risk assessors and inspectors. CTSI conducts LBP sampling to comply with NYCDOH, HPD, HUD, and other related guidelines for LBP sampling and monitoring.
Commercial LBP Inspections and Risk Assessments are conducted using state-of-the-art XRF equipment (X-Ray technology) and EPA certified lead inspectors and risk assessors.
Partial List of Services
Microbial Investigations and Assessments
Mold Operation & Maintenance (MOM) Programs
MOM Program Components
Air Sampling: Analysis & Evaluation
Water Sampling: Analysis & Evaluation
Soil Sampling: Analysis & Evaluation
Materials Sampling: Analysis & Evaluation
CTSI is recognized as a leader in conducting water quality and Legionella investigations, as well as providing property owners and building managers with expert advice to help mitigate the overall crisis and long-term risk management of potable and non-potable water systems.
CTSI’s water programs and plans fully meet the requirements of: ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) & ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Standard 188-2015 and other applicable New York City and New York State guidelines, regulations and best practices. Building owners and managers must ensure that they have met their specific city and state requirements on managing Legionella in their systems. By procuring the help of an independent experienced water treatment consultant, your facility can increase the reliability and extend the life of your critical systems.
CTSI Assistance in mitigating risk of Legionella in your buildings the following ways:
Development of site-specific compliance plan
Full building or facility water analysis
Document Management and record keeping
Water system inspections and quarterly reviews to confirm that all procedures are implemented
Development of risk mitigation plans and strategies
Support for in-house monitoring to ensure that all deficiencies are addressed promptly
Cooling tower Management:
Potable and Non-Potable Water Quality Management: