Expert Witness: A Crucial Role in Occupational Health & Safety Litigation

In the intricate realm of occupational health and safety, the role of an expert witness is paramount. At Health Science Associates (HSA), we have been at the forefront of environmental and occupational health and safety for over half a century.  Our commitment to ensuring the safety of employees from a myriad of hazards, including chemical,… Read More

Industrial Hygiene Services in Orange County: Health Science Associates

For over half a century, Health Science Associates (HSA) has been at the forefront of environmental and occupational health and safety in California.  As a certified small business enterprise, we pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring the safety of your employees from a myriad of hazards, including chemical, physical, biological, and radiological threats. Our… Read More

HSA Announcement

Health Science Associates (HSA) is pleased to announce that we are offering the CDPH 24-hour CIH Lead-Related Construction Course in our Los Alamitos office November 6, 7, & 8, 2023. This course enables a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) to attend only 3 days of instruction rather than the 5 to 10 instruction days required to… Read More

Join Our Team: Seeking an Experienced Industrial Hygienist at Health Science Associates

At Health Science Associates, we are committed to creating healthier and safer workplaces. We are a highly respected Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health & Safety consulting firm based in Southern California, and we are currently seeking an experienced Industrial Hygienist to join our team.  This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned professional to contribute to… Read More

Improving Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for a Healthier Environment

In today’s world, where we spend the majority of our time indoors, ensuring clean and healthy air quality is essential for our well-being. At Health Science Associates, we are committed to improving Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) to create healthier environments for homes, offices, and public spaces.  Let’s explore what IAQ is, its significance, and how… Read More

Silica – LA County Supervisors Take Initial Step Toward A Ban On Artificial-Stone Countertops

Los Angeles county is ground zero for silicosis, a fatal disease caused by the inhalation of silica dust unleashed when the countertops are cut or ground. Public Health Watch, LAist and Univision first reported the existence of what’s believed to be the nation’s biggest cluster of the incurable illness in December. Last month, Public Health… Read More

Ensuring Safety through Thorough Asbestos Building Inspections

Asbestos, a hazardous material commonly found in buildings constructed before the 1980s, poses significant health risks when disturbed. Health Science Associates, a trusted provider of occupational health and safety services, offers comprehensive asbestos building inspections to identify and assess the presence of asbestos-containing materials.  With their expertise and commitment to safety, Health Science Associates helps… Read More

Your Trusted Partner for Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene & Safety Services

When it comes to maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, Health Science Associates is the trusted partner for comprehensive industrial hygiene and safety services. With its expertise in occupational health and safety, Health Science Associates provides a wide range of services designed to identify and mitigate workplace hazards, promote employee well-being, and ensure compliance… Read More

Heat Illness Prevention

Join Cal/OSHA’s 2023 Heat Illness Prevention (HIP) Network Call The HIP Network Call includes an overview of heat illness prevention requirements, 2023 regulatory updates, how to get free heat training materials, and more. Friday April 28: 10:00-12:00 Free to register and join. Register on Zoom

NIOSH Issues Guidance on Verifying Respirator Shelf Life

In March, NIOSH published a new fact sheet (PDF) on assessing the shelf lives of filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs). Although the agency does not currently require providers of approved FFRs to designate shelf lives for their products, a recent NIOSH study has “noted numerous challenges that the PPE community experiences when trying to locate FFR… Read More