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Safex News

Get to Know Our Staff

Throughout the year we're introducing our health, safety and environmental consultants to you. Check back frequently as we add more.For the last two years, Mackenzie Barnwell, GSP, has been all in with industrial hygiene monitoring. She loves helping clients achieve...

Safex Introduces New Service for Construction Industry

These days, we’re all trying to do it all. If you’re without a safety person or just have a few people trying to handle it all, Safex’s new Corporate Construction Safety Support may be just what you need. Watch this video to learn how we can help with: Safety program...

Introducing Safex’s New Intern Sarah Mok

Our past interns didn’t get a face mask on their first day, but Sarah Mok did. We’re glad she’s willing to mask up and join as an environmental and industrial hygiene intern. Sarah is currently finishing the Master of Public Health program at Ohio State, from which...

Safex Featured in Recycling Today

Safex teammates Beth Angus and Megan Scherer recently had their co-written article, 5 principles of industrial hygiene, published in Recycling Today. Here's the full text of the article. 5 principles of industrial hygiene Scrap and recycling facilities must consider...

Announcing 2021 First Quarter HSE Training Calendar

We're looking forward to a new year and new ways to safely train your team. Our classes appeal to safety, human resources, environmental and industrial hygiene professionals.  Safex trainers are experienced and make classroom learning hands-on, COVID-19 conscious and...

Ohio BWC Issuing Unprecedented Dividend Checks

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) will be issuing a third dividend check to employers to help with the economic impact of COVID-19. Businesses recently received their second dividend check in late October, and the new checks will arrive in mid-December....

Safex Releases New Employer Resources for COVID-19

Safex is committed to helping employers keep workers safe and on the job. Our team recently created three key resources to help you do just this. View our new COVID-19 toolkit to get resources on: Tips for communicating with employees about COVID-19 How to prepare for...

Safex Innovates with Virtual Safety Walk-throughs

Safex is now offering virtual safety walk-throughs. With video chat software, our team can inspect your facility, no matter where it is in the U.S. So far, we’ve helped clients in Dallas, New York City and Canton, Ohio. We’ll survey the facility for: Potential health...

Grote Adams Selected for National Working Group

Safex Founder and President, Dianne Grote Adams, has been selected to serve on an American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) working group. The ABET EHS Criteria Working Group will review and update criteria which the nation’s accreditation group, Accreditation...

Safex Maintains High Customer Satisfaction Ratings

Safex clients continue to be as happy as ever as evidenced by our recent satisfaction survey*. We’re delighted to know that we’re exceeding expectations and that 80% of clients rated us an eight, nine or ten out of ten when it comes to recommending Safex to...

Moving Forward While Working in a Pandemic

The facial coverings are a nuisance and your hands are dry from all the hand sanitizer, but you’re open again and adjusting to the new normal of working in a pandemic. Now that things have stabilized a bit, we want to take a moment to say PHEW and remind you that our...

Safex Ranked On List of Largest Family-Owned Businesses

Safex has been recognized by Columbus Business First as #89 on their list of Central Ohio’s Largest Family Owned Business. Founded by Dianne Grote Adams in 1992, Safex provides environmental, health and safety consulting services to manufacturers, municipalities and...

Safex Will Help You Get Back to Business

The President’s phased plan for opening businesses is out and Safex is ready to help you reopen and support you every step of the way. If you haven’t seen it yet, President Trump is recommending a three phased plan. Phase 1: The first phase will be most restrictive....

Beth Angus Wins National Industrial Hygiene Award

Beth Angus, Certified Industrial Hygienist with Safex, has been awarded the prestigious 2020 John J. Bloomfield Award by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®). This honor is bestowed to an industrial hygienist with three to 10 years of...

Marissa Lange Joins the Safex Team

Honest, outgoing and meticulous is how you might describe our newest industrial hygiene consultant, Marissa Lange. She’s everything we’ve been looking for to round out our team.   Marissa brings several years of industrial hygiene and safety experience to...

Safex Continues to Serve Employers

It's our mission to keep employees safe and on the job. We take it seriously and want to support those working virtually and the essential businesses with staff onsite. In addition to our regular environmental, health and safety services, here are some other services...

Safex Offers Free EHS Program Review

We're offering free environmental, health and safety program reviews to make life a little easier. Let us ease the burden so you can focus on the rest of your job. From now until April 3, we'll review your EHS programs for FREE. Just upload your programs via this...

COVID-19 Update

Your health and safety remains a top priority at Safex. We’re staying up-to-date about Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) by reading the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Ohio Department of Health and OSHA. Our regular...

Coronavirus Disease (COVID 2019) Update from Safex

The safety of our Safex team and your team is our highest priority. We’re staying up-to-date about Coronavirus Disease (COVID 2019) by reading the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Ohio Department of Health and OSHA....

Safex President Featured on Podcast

Our President Dianne Grote Adams was recently on Rea & Associates CPA's Unsuitable podcast sharing her opinions on why health and safety programs matter. She also gives some tips on how shifting your focus on health and safety can improve your business’s bottom...

New to the Team

New to our team is industrial hygiene consultant Irene Wang. She’ll be working with our clients to conduct industrial hygiene sampling for hazards like noise and VOCs, indoor air quality assessments and respirator fit testing. Irene recently graduated from Johns...

Seek Us Out at Safety Congress 2020

Seeking information and solutions to your biggest EHS challenges? Join us for educational sessions and the annual expo at the Ohio Safety Congress on March 11 and 12 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Stop by our booth (#321) to enter our raffle for a $100...

Safex Continues to Support the Community

Community service continues to be an important part of Safex. We finished out the decade strong by giving back to our community in several ways. Have a look.My Very Own Blanket, a Westerville charity committed to helping kids in foster care, had a goal to make and...

Meet Safety Specialist Kevin Burns

Kevin Burns is our newest Safety Specialist and we’re excited to introduce you to him. He’s a recent graduate of Slippery Rock University with a B.S. in Safety Management. Kevin’s interest in safety was sparked as a high school student when he met Slippery Rock’s...

Safex Announces 2020 Training Calendar

Save the date for 2020 Safex training classes. Register via the links below.   Permit Required Confined Space - Jan. 14 OSHA 8 Hr HAZWOPER DOT Requirements for Shipping Hazardous Materials - Feb. 6 DOT Requirements for Shipping Hazardous Materials – Aug. 25...