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

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...
Gowning Around

Gowning Around

April 7, 2014

Recommended procedures for donning and doffing PPE for cleanrooms and containment labs
Drowning in Regulations

Drowning in Regulations

February 5, 2014

Every laboratory manager and company executive has had these thoughts at some point: “Another regulation. OMG. What do ...
Don't Get Burned!

Don't Get Burned!

February 5, 2014

Research laboratories are challenging places to work safely. This month the Safety Guys alert you to apotential signific...
Disinfection Dilemma

Disinfection Dilemma

December 4, 2013

Since their introduction, liquid sporicides have become one of the products of choice for many biological research and produc...
Take the LEED

Take the LEED

October 7, 2013

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

Look Who's All Wet Now

July 10, 2013

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

Blood, Sweat, and Fears (Part II)

June 12, 2013

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