News & Events
July 9, 2012 - IAQA Chapter Workshop
Our Vice President, Joel I. Berman, CAC, CIH, CIAQM will be presenting "Commercial and Residential Odor Investigations - How to plan and implement a successful odor investigation" - at the IAQA Chapter Workshop on July 19th. Follow this link for more information:IAQA Chapter Workshop on July 19th
Dec 2011 - Howard B. Spielman presented with two honors
Howard B. Spielman, our President and Founder, was presented with two honors at the recent CIHC Conference. CIHC presented Howard with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his Outstanding Leadership and Support of the California Industrial Hygiene Council. The California State Senate further honored him with State Senate Resolution 2343 which recognizes Mr. Spielman as a pioneer in the Industrial Hygiene industry.
We invite you to view this event below,
or by following the link provided here: Howard B. Spielman, CIHC 2011
Spanish Language Classes Now Available
Our CDPH Lead-in-Construction Worker Initial Course in Spanish is now available and we are offering the CDPH Lead-In-Construction Continuing Education for Spanish Worker classes. We now offer a Lead Awareness (Lead Safe Work Practices), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Asbestos Awareness class in both English and Spanish.
Ingrid Zubieta will be providing our Spanish language courses. Ms. Zubieta comes to us from the Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program (LOSH) at UCLA where she was a EHS Specialist/Industrial Hygienist responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of comprehensive programs in Spanish and English. Those programs included hazard identification, exposure assessment, IIPP, HAZWOPER, Cal/OSHA overview, Indoor and Outdoor Heat Illness Prevention, and Green Chemistry, among others. This makes her a perfect fit to enhance Health Science Associates extensive and comprehensive services. We expect that her contributions here will help us continue to provide the high quality consistent service that people have come to expect from HSA.
NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course Announcement
Health Science Associates' NIOSH 582 equivalency course is listed as an AIHA Registry Programs LLC reviewed NIOSH 582 Equivalent course on the web listing at AIHA Registries. AIHA Registry Programs, LLC has determined that Health Science Associates course meets the requirements detailed in the AIHA Registry Programs NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course Requirements for Listing document and is considered by the AIHA Registry Programs, LLC to be equivalent to the NIOSH 582 course. The next class date has been set for the end of August 2012- will we see you here?
Spring 2011 - Health Science Associates is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, more than 20,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 140,000 LEED? Professionals?, USGBC? is the driving force of an industry that is projected to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product from 2009-2013. USGBC leads an unlikely diverse constituency of builders and environmentalists, corporations and nonprofit organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens, and teachers and students. USGBC is the developer of the LEED green building certification program and the convenor of the Greenbuild? International Conference & Expo.
We want to congratulate our staff member Russell Clay on passing his Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC) exam. Russell has been with us for over three years and continues to take on more responsibilities. We are constantly striving to provide you with the highest expertise and encourage our employees to grow in their knowledge and qualifications.
Ingrid Zubieta, one of our CIHs, was invited to participate in an intense conference in San Francisco on September 22nd and 23rd, the focus was on improving the health of California's low wage workers. We are excited about her participating in the 2011 California Wellness Foundation Conference on Wellness and Health.
Press: Health Science Associates (HSA) of Los Alamitos, CA., has sold its Laboratory Division to EMSL Analytical, Inc., doing business as LA Testing, Inc.
Los Alamitos, CA May 20, 2005:
Health Science Associates (HSA) of Los Alamitos, CA., has sold its Laboratory Division to EMSL Analytical, Inc., doing business as LA Testing, Inc. The acquisition includes a complete transfer of all lab equipment, instruments, supplies, lab facilities, accreditations / certifications and key laboratory personnel. HSA was conceived originally to specialize in the industrial hygiene/occupational health field. It continues to provide the highest degree of competence, experience and services available in this field today. However, it quickly became apparent that occupational health and occupational safety were inseparable issues in the workplace and that an integrated approach was essential. Therefore, HSA offers the full scope of occupational health and safety technical, training and advisory services consistent with CAL/OSHA and Federal OSHA requirements.
This business transaction has been both amicable and mutually advantageous to both companies. "We're very excited about this business decision, it will allow Health Science Associates to turn its full attention to providing the full scope of quality industrial hygiene, safety and training services to California's public and private sector as it has done for over 30 years. Our professional staff pride themselves on providing reliable, accurate surveys in the areas of air, water, soil and bulk material testing." says Howard B. Spielman, President of Health Science Associates. "We're ramping up our training services and are working towards creating a Training offering as diverse as our Industrial Hygiene and Safety services."
Health Science Associates staff includes Certified Industrial Hygienists, Registered Professional Engineers, Certified Safety Professionals, Registered Environmental Health Specialists, Registered Environmental Assessors, Certified Asbestos Consultants, and Certified Lead-Related Construction Specialists. Environmental Microbiology Services are led by Joel I. Berman, CIH, CSP, Vice President, who has become an industry leader in this field. Kathy S. Jones, CIH, CAC and Vice President has a 25 year background in Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental consulting and Laboratory Direction. She brings this eminent background to her leadership role at HSA in providing quality services to our clients. Considered to be a pioneer in the Industrial Hygiene industry, HSA's president, Howard B. Spielman, PE, CIH, CSP, REHS, has more than 30 years of experience performing IAQ, health and safety reviews.
The Los Alamitos laboratory, a fully AIHA Accredited laboratory which currently provides IH, Microbiology, Lead, and Asbestos Lab Services is located at across the parking lot from Health Science Associates facility at 10772 Noel Street, Los Alamitos CA 90720 and will continue to serve Health Science Associates? customer base. Health Science Associates will continue to provide quality industrial hygiene, safety and training services from their Los Alamitos and Oakland facilities and all contact information remains the same. For further information or to discuss how Health Science Associates can be of service, please contact us at (714) 220-3922 or visit our website at www.healthscience.com.
Where We'll Be
May 21-23 Space Tech Expo, Long Beach California
Space Tech Expo 2013 brings together global decision makers involved in the design, build, and testing of spacecraft, satellite, launch vehicle, and space-related technologies. Come see us in the small business pavilion. We have worked with many of the companies pioneering the next phase of space technology. We are available to talk about your occupational health and safety needs.
If we miss you there, we would love to network with you at these great conferences:
May 18 - 23, American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) in Montreal
AIHce is the premier conference and expo for occupational and environmental health professionals. Our Vice President, Joel Berman would love to connect with you there to talk about partnering opportunities.
Drop him an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting, coffee or a bite to eat.
May 21-24, SAME Joint Engineer Training Conference (JETC) in San Diego
The 2013 JETC offers educational and technical training along with an expanded Expo Hall for outstanding networking opportunities. Health Science Associates is looking forward to connecting with our partners and potential partners to talk about future opportunities. Send an e-mail to Jaime Steedman-Lyde at email@example.com so we can get you on our schedule! We are looking forward to seeing you there.
9th Annual Mine Safety and Health Conference in Nevada, October 2013
Join state mining associations, industry leaders, MSHA Rocky Mountain and Western district staff join together for the Annual Safety and Health Conference. We look forward to seeing you at our booth there!
Joint Technical Symposium in Long Beach, October 2013
One of our favorite Symposiums of the year, this joint venture between SCAIHA, OCAIHA, OC ASSE and Los Angeles ASSE brings together many of the local occupational health and safety professionals. Stop by our booth to enter the drawing for a raffle prize.
California Industrial Hygiene Conference in San Francisco, December of 2013
Heath Science Associates has long been a supporter of this fantastic three day industrial hygiene conference that brings together government, industry and consulting industrial hygiene professionals. We would love to connect with you there.