CSS has provided IH and safety support to NIH, DOHS as a prime contractor since 2007. Our certified and qualified IH and SOH professionals perform surveillance and monitoring of NIH biomedical research laboratories, facility operations, and office areas to identify, assess, and control workplace chemical, biological, physical, and ergonomic hazards, and assist DOHS in implementing programs that protect the safety and health of NIH employees and the public. We have provided IH program support to NIH, DOHS across a variety of locations including the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD; the NIH Bayview Research Center in Baltimore, MD; the NIH Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, MT, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) at Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC. The major services on this contract include:

  • IH surveys, audits, and inspections IH program development
  • Comprehensive occupational safety support for laboratories, industrial, office, and construction workspaces
  • Personal exposure monitoring
  • Complex IAQ surveys and other assessments
  • Noise exposure monitoring
  • Chemical monitoring and evaluations
  • Respiratory protection
  • Ergonomic assessments and workstation design
  • Chemical hygiene Safety surveys and program support
  • Heat stress monitoring
  • Confined space program
  • Hazardous energy/lockout-tagout (LOTO)
  • Injury/accident investigations
  • Prepare written reports with findings, and recommendation

Additional Projects

Analysis for Coastal Operational Resiliency

CSS assisted with planning and executing a demonstration of three decontamination technologies on a USCG vessel contaminated with a benign surrogate for anthrax.

Mobilizing Onsite at National Special Security Events

CSS operates and maintains EPA mobile analytical units that travel to support multi-agency security efforts during high profile events that draw large crowds. 

Cleaning Up the National Anthrax Attack

Challenge CSS working alongside of the U. S. Centers for Disease Control characterized the extent of building contamination and subsequently determined that the entire 100,000 foot building and contents would need to be decontaminated. A novel method needed to be developed and implemented for cleaning the massive number of mail pouches, packages and artifacts destined…

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