Vince McLeod, CIH, Author Profile

Vince McLeod Bio PictureVince McLeod, CIH, is an industrial hygienist certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, and the senior industrial hygienist in the University of Florida’s Environmental Health and Safety Division. He has 25 years of occupational health and safety experience at the University of Florida, and he specializes in conducting exposure assessments and health hazard evaluations for the university’s 3,000-plus research laboratories.

Recent Articles

Take the LEED

Take the LEED

To prevent indoor air quality issues after new construction or renovations
Look Who's All Wet Now

Look Who's All Wet Now

Hardware, maintenance, and training requirements for safety showers and eyewash stations
Blood, Sweat, and Fears (Part II)

Blood, Sweat, and Fears (Part II)

The first part of our series on blood-borne pathogens covered the basics, ending by touching on Universal Precautions and min...
Spine Tingling

Spine Tingling

Preventing back injury requires instruction, training, assessment, & ongoing evaluation
Slippery Business

Slippery Business

Creating the best slip, trip, and fall prevention program for your lab
Blood, Sweat, and Fears (Part I)

Blood, Sweat, and Fears (Part I)

This month the Safety Guys aim to raise awareness and discuss the prevention of blood-borne pathogen (BBP) exposures, beginni...
Winning with LOTO

Winning with LOTO

How to design and implement a successful lockout/tag out program for your facililty.
Let's Have a Look

Let's Have a Look

Preparing for an Effective Lab Safety Inspection.
Biohazard Control

Biohazard Control

Guidelines for an effective exposure control plan.
Cut to the Chase

Cut to the Chase

Recently we had the unpleasant experience of investigating a gruesome and almost deadly accident. A maintenance worker was re...
VHP Safety Basics

VHP Safety Basics

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization is effective, but not without hazards.