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

Disinfection Dilemma

Disinfection Dilemma

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

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...