Vince McLeod, CIH, Author Profile

Vince McLeod Bio PictureVince McLeod, CIH, is an American Board of Industrial Hygiene–certified industrial hygienist (CIH) and the senior IH with Ascend Environmental + Health Hygiene, LLC, in Winter Garden, Florida. He has more than 35 years’ experience in industrial hygiene and environmental engineering services, including 28 years with the University of Florida’s Environmental Health & Safety Division. His consulting experience includes comprehensive industrial hygiene assessments for major power-generation, manufacturing, production, and distribution facilities.

Recent Articles

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

July 6, 2015

Although we love ZZ Top, this article will not delve into the iconic rock band; rather, it will discuss the safe ha...
Stripper, Anyone?

Stripper, Anyone?

March 5, 2015

Now that we have your attention, we have to dash your hopes. This is not a column about Vegas and “what happe...
Sit Up Straight

Sit Up Straight

February 5, 2015

In the last issue of Lab Manager, we began to explore the ergonomic risk factors associated with the use ofcomputers.&nb...
Sit Up Straight

Sit Up Straight

December 4, 2014

It’s just a fact: In today’s modern laboratory you are going to spend some time using a computer. You used&n...
A Preventive Approach

A Preventive Approach

November 6, 2014

We believe in prevention—finding and fixing problems and hazards before employees are hurt. We also know that...
Lockout

Lockout

October 2, 2014

Every year, we see research facilities moving toward more automation, and recent issues of Lab Manager highlight so...
Breathing Easy

Breathing Easy

September 4, 2014

A building’s indoor air quality, known as IAQ—and now broadened to indoor environmental quality (IEQ)&m...
Sterilizing Safely

Sterilizing Safely

July 3, 2014

The focus of this article is ethylene oxide, a frequently used and potentially hazardous sterilizing agent.
Watch Your Step!

Watch Your Step!

June 9, 2014

Research facilities, especially laboratories, are challenging places to work safely. This month, the Safety Guys al...
Safe Enough?

Safe Enough?

June 2, 2014

According to a recent OSHA publication, there are more than 500,000 workers employed in laboratories in the United States.1&n...