SERVICES OFFERED BY HAMLIN & HARRIS:



INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AUDITS and WALK-THROUGHS



WELDING FUME EXPOSURE CONTROL



INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AIR MONITORING



LITIGATION SUPPORT AND EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY



NOISE MONITORING



FEDERAL COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS




The “Anticipation, Recognition, Evaluation and Control of Health Hazards in the Workplace” requires experience in applying a fairly extensive suite of skills. The primary capabilities H&H offers, and a partial list of clients served in each capacity, are listed below:





INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AUDITS and WALK-THROUGHS



H&H offers Industrial Hygiene Walk-Throughs and audits. Mike Harris brings 20 years if Industrial Hygiene experience in maritime, petrochemical, construction and heavy and light fabrication to your facility. The following companies are among those who have worked with Mike Harris in this capacity:
  • ExxonMobil Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA and Beaumont, TX

  • Exxon Chemicals America, Baton Rouge, LA

  • JE Merit Constructors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

  • SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. Houston, TX

  • Schlumberger Well Services, Lafayette, LA

  • Cajun Painting, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

  • Agribusiness Marketers Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

  • Georgia Pacific Corporation, Zachary, LA

  • T. L. James Industrial Constructors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

  • McDermott, Incorporated, P.O. Box 188, Morgan City, LA

  • Delta Terminal Services, Inc. Harvey, LA

  • Intercontinental Terminals, Inc., Port Allen, LA

  • VOPAK Wilmington, NC

  • Delta Environmental Products, Inc., Denham Springs, LA

  • Advanced Elastomer Systems, LLP, Akron, OH

  • Schlumberger-Dowell 1333 S. Maurice, LA

  • Great Lakes Carbon, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA

  • BP CASTOL, Port Allen Lubes, Port Allen, LA

  • K&B Machine, Houma, LA

  • Loadmaster Derrick & Equipment, Broussard, LA




WELDING FUME EXPOSURE CONTROL



Mike Harris brings his experience as a welder and welding instructor as well as his 20 years experience in Industrial Hygiene to clients wishing to monitor welding fume exposures and develop welding fume exposure control programs. Focusing primarily on Manganese and Hexavalent Chromium exposures, the following companies have taken advantage of Mike’s experience:
  • American Petroleum Institute

  • Clorox Company

  • Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN

  • ExxonMobil Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA and Beaumont, TX

  • Loadmaster Derrick & Equipment, Broussard, LA

  • Industrial Specialty Contractors, Baton Rouge, LA

  • Great Lakes Carbon, LLC, Port Arthur, TX

  • Merrick Remediation Company, Baton Rouge, LA

  • McDermott, Incorporated, P.O. Box 188, Morgan City, LA

  • SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. Houston, TX

  • Industrial Maintenance Corporation, Geismar, LA

  • JE Merit Constructors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

  • Harmony Construction Company, Baton Rouge, LA

  • Dow Chemical U.S.A., Plaquemine, LA

  • Entergy Corporation, Baxter Wilson S.E.S.Vicksburg, MS

  • Amtrak, Beech Grove Indiana Facility

  • Heat Transfer Equipment

  • AMTRAK

  • Shell Oil Products CO LLC.


Hamlin & Harris, Inc. also provides consulting, and if needed, sales services for industrial air cleaning equipment for control of welding fume and other airborne contaminants.





INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AIR MONITORING



Among the common petrochemicals monitored by H&H are: 1,3 Butadiene, , 1,4-Dioxane, Benzene, Acetone, Aromatic 100, Aromatic 150, Aromatic 200, Aromatic Concentrate, Aviation Gasoline, Carbon Monoxide, Decene (Gulftene 10), #2 Diesel Fuel, Exxsol D-110, Formaldehyde, Glycol Ethers, Heartcut Reformate, Isopar H, Isopar M, Jet A, Light Steam Cracked Naphtha, Methanol (Methyl Alcohol), Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Motor Gasoline, Norpar 12, Octene, Powerformer Feed (sweet naphtha), Pyrolysis Gasoline, Refugio Heavy Crude, Solvent Neutral Lube Blending Stocks, Sour Naphtha, Toluene, Tetraethyl Lead, Toluene Diisocyanate, Varsol, Vinyl Chloride, and Xylene.

In addition, we offer experience in common particulates including Manganese and Hexavalent Chromium in Welding Fume, Respirable Silica, Total dust, Lead, Cadmium, Ceramic Fibers, contaminants associated with abrasive blasting, Mineral Oil Mist, and Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons.





LITIGATION SUPPORT AND EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY



Mike Harris has worked with the following firms, providing litigation support and preparing for testimony at trial:
  • Mr. John C. Miller Kantrow, Spaht, Weaver & Blitzer P.O. Box 2997, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 (Defense)

  • Mr. James Cane Lundy & Davis, LLP 501 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA 70602 (Plaintiff)

  • Mr. Frederick Greschner, Jr. Adams & Reese, L.L.P., One Shell Square, New Orleans, LA 70139 (Defense)

  • Mr. Jim Benson Ungarino & Eckert L.L.C. 3850 N. Causeway Blvd. Metairie, LA 70002 (Defense)

  • Mr. Brett M. Powers, Ranier Gayle & Elliot, L.L.C 1419 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70602 (Plaintiff)

  • Germer & Gertz, LLP, Three Allen Center, 333 Clay Street, Suite 4950, Houston, TX 77002 (Defense)

  • 2005: Staines & Eppling, PLC, 3500 North Causeway Boulevard, Suite 820 Metairie, LA 70002, (Defense)

  • 2006: Weltin Law Office, P.C., 1432 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA 94612 (Plaintiff)

  • 2006: Kean Miller Hawthorne D’Armond, McCowan & Jarman LLP, P.O. Box 3513, Baton Rouge, LA ExxonMobil Corporation (Defense)





NOISE MONITORING



H&H has performed Personal Noise Dosimetry and Sound Level Meter Surveys in accordance with the OSHA Hearing Conservation Standard (29 CFR 1910.95) for the following firms:
  • BP CASTOL, Port Allen Lubes, Port Allen, LA

  • Harmony Construction Company, Baton Rouge, LA

  • JE Merit Constructors, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

  • ExxonMobil Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA and Beaumont, TX

  • Loadmaster Derrick & Equipment, Broussard, LA

  • SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. Houston, TX

  • Schlumberger Well Services, Lafayette, LA

  • Delta Terminal Services, Inc. Harvey, LA

  • Intercontinental Terminals, Inc., Port Allen, LA

  • McDermott, Incorporated, Morgan City, LA

  • VOPAK, South Wilmington Terminal, Wilmington, NC

  • Delta Environmental Products, Inc.. Denham Springs, LA

  • K&B Machine, Houma, LA

  • Loadmaster Derrick & Equipment, Broussard, LA





FEDERAL COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS



The Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 19101.1200) is regarding by H&H as fundamental to any facility’s Industrial Hygiene Program. In addition to this essential Program, of the 18 substance-specific OSHA standards that require written compliance programs, H&H has experience with the following:

29 cftr 1910.1026   Hexavalent Chromium.


1910.1017   Vinyl Chloride.
1910.1018   Inorganic Arsenic.
1910.1025   Lead.
1910.1027   Cadmium.
1910.1028   Benzene.
1910.1044   1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane.
1910.1045   Acrylonitrile.
1910.1046   Ethylene oxide.
1910.1048   Formaldehyde.
1910.1050   Methylenedianiline.
1910.1051   1.3-Butadiene.
1910.1052   Methylene chloride.

Mike Harris is also co-author of the Confined Space Chapter in the AIHA “White Book”, “The Occupational Environment, Its Evaluation, Control and Management” He has worked with many of our clients in developing Permit Required Confined Space Entry Programs in accordance with the OSHA Confined Space Standard, 29 CFR 1910.146.


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