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Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene Virtual Training

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene Virtual Training

“This class offers the new IH/OEHS a basis to build from. I am confident I have learned enough to go back to my plant and provide service for my co-workers and the community’s well-being.”
Fred Gibson
Industrial Hygiene Tech • General Motors MFD, Marion, IN

Safex Published in OH&S Magazine

The Safex team recently shared their knowledge about safety shoes in the October 2021 edition of OH&S Magazine. The article called Safety Shoes Make the Outfit for the Well-Protected Worker discusses the the history of safety shoes, current-day safety footwear...

Meet Our New Intern Evan

Our new intern, Evan Matthews, is a people person who is looking to make a positive impact in the world with his environmental and sustainability knowledge.   Evan is a 2020 graduate from Marquette University with dual bachelor’s degrees in environmental studies and...

Safex Involved with Westerville’s Zero Waste Green Team

The City of Westerville is using a grant to implement a zero waste plan for the city. Safex is honored to represent small business on the Green Team which is tasked with creating a strategic plan to reduce materials sent to landfills. Safex safety and environmental...

Moon Landing at Safex (Again)

Our former colleague Ryan Moon, MS, CSP, CIH, is returning to Safex as a senior industrial hygiene consultant and we couldn’t be happier. Leadership opportunities and being able to really make a difference with clients drew Ryan back to Safex after his initial stint...

Safex Offering Discount on Noise Monitoring

OSHA's new Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for noise is here for Region V. (Read full details here.) To help you get ready for potential OSHA inspections, we're offering a noise monitoring special for work completed before Sept. 1, 2021.

Safex Earns Top Marks Again

For the third year in a row, Safex clients are as satisfied as ever with our services. On our annual satisfaction survey, 97% of our customers gave us high marks (7, 8, 9 or 10 out of 10) when it comes to recommending us to colleagues. Our Net Promoter Score® (NPS)...

Get to Know Joe (Our New Intern)

Joseph Harkleroad is the newest safety intern joining the Safex team. He’ll be putting his classroom knowledge to work by supporting construction and general industry clients this summer. Joe is an incoming senior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he is...

Safex Team Teaching Gen Z at Otterbein University

Students at Otterbein University are learning real world occupational health and safety skills through Dianne Grote Adams’ instruction. This semester, Dianne is teaching Intro to EH&S with Gary Carlin, Safety, Health and Emergency Response Program Manager at...

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...