ArticleRonald D. Schaible, CIH, CSP covered the subject of indoor air quality (including mold) and the various causes, manifestations, health effects, evaluation methods, and selected control measures associated with “sick buildings,” including workplaces. How these issues apply to litigation of personal injury, property damage and worker’s compensation claims, as well as the identification of potentially responsible parties.
Indoor Air Quality - Expert Presentation on Sick Buildings
- The Problem of Indoor Air Quality
- Health Effects and Causative Agents
- Sources and Defective Conditions Contributing to Indoor Air Pollution
- Potentially Responsible Parties
- Evaluation and Control Methodologies
- Standards of Care
Download the slide deck from Ron’s presentation in the “Details” section of this page.
Ron is certified in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH), a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Certified Professional Ergonomist with diverse career experience. He has over 40 years of experience in commercial insurance loss control, private industry, and consulting. He has been responsible for global health and safety for a major electrical/ electronics industry manufacturer.
The scope of his professional experience includes all aspects of workplace safety such as machine guarding, suitability of personal protective equipment (PPE), ergonomic interventions, evaluating industrial hygiene exposures, product stewardship (preparation of Material
Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and product labels and warnings), ergonomic & material handling hazards, exposures to hazardous chemicals and physical agents, safety training & instruction, OSHA and EPA regulations & related standards of care, workers compensation subrogation, and procedures for the proper handling and disposal of hazardous wastes.
Ron is a graduate of Drexel University, and West Chester University where he holds a M.S. in Environmental Health. He is a member of numerous professional organizations such as the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), and the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH).