On January 7, 2019, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) issued its first-ever public policy agenda to address what it deems critical issues of worker health and safety in the United States. Over the next two years, the AIHA is proposing to work with federal and state governments and other concerned organizations to enact new and additional policies to address issues such as hazard banding, opioids in the workplace, training for a growing teen workforce, worker fatigue, and wo... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 30
By Luke Hall, PG, geologist  Last year around this time we discussed vapor intrusion, which is the migration of potentially hazardous vapor from groundwater or soil contamination into indoor spaces. Nowadays, vapor intrusion is more consistently being included as part of the site assessment process. Volatile contamination in soil or groundwater can produce vapors that can migrate through the subsurface and build up under the slab of a building. This vapor can then intrude into a struc... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 23
Tioga was proud to once again join Clean Memphis to give back to our community for the Martin Luther King Day of Service. Every year for MLK Day, our staff takes some time off to participate in a cleanup that Clean Memphis organizes. This year, we visited the Uptown neighborhood of Memphis to pick up litter around the Bickford Community Center and Park. “Cleanups are very satisfying when you look back along the road and see the difference you have made,” said Tioga founder and... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 22
We discussed recently the ins and outs of environmental audits, from compliance audits to ISO audits. For this next part of our environmental audit series, we will dive in the importance of becoming ISO-certified and how it can benefit your business and facility’s performance. ISO Audits are different from compliance audits. In ISO Audits, the facility or organization is evaluated to determine conformance with the ISO Standard. Basically, are you doing what you planned that you would... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 14
We're excited to announce the addition of Jordan Bolin as a project coordinator to our team! Additionally, our facility regulatory compliance specialist Felipe Vazquez earned his Professional Engineer license in the state of Tennessee. Jordan Bolin is a certified lead-based paint inspector and risk assessor. In his new position as project coordinator, he will be responsible for conducting surface-by-surface investigations in commercial and industrial facilities to determine a pr... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Jan 4