INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AS A TOOL TO FIGHT SARS-COV-2
Those days, when we are facing the threat of contracting COVID-19, we must think about how to act
and ask ourselves how can we make a safer work environment for our employees, our clients or any
visitors. The correct answer is Industrial Hygiene. Industrial Hygiene is the science of anticipating,
recognizing, evaluating, and controlling workplace conditions that can cause injury or illness to
Industrial Hygienists (IHs) have the responsibility of ensuring a safe work environment for the
employees, customers and visitors of each company. AESI industrial hygiene experts can help your
business and community assessing your existing condition, develop/implement specific cleaning
protocols and develop Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plans (IDPRP), using protocols
from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and American Industrial Hygiene
As part of a turn key approach, AESI will provide the following services:
Facility Risk Evaluation:Analyze your facility’s characteristics, use, and traffic to identify potential hazards and develop policies and procedures to minimize the risk of pathogen transmission.
Implement facility cleaning protocols to eliminate pathogens through intensive disinfectant
procedures, minimizing risk of exposure and transmission and providing a cleaning certificate based
on advanced clearance testing methods.
Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Plans (IDPRP).
Develop a risk based plan to provide early identification of an emergency and a timely, effective
response to minimize operational interruption.
Provide training related to IDPRP protocols to employees.