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

The NFPA Hazard Diamond

We all know how diamonds are formed. You take a lump of carbon and subject it to intense pressure and high temperatures, and ...
Cutting it Close

Cutting it Close

Every workplace involves cutting tasks where utility knives are used. By observing your various cutting operations and the ty...

Deciphering MSDS

A good system for chemical management begins with a complete inventory of the laboratory's chemicals and a material safety da...
Biosafety Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4

Biosafety Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4

Biological safety levels are ranked from one to four and are selected based on the agents or organisms on which the research ...
What's That Smell?

What's That Smell?

In order to maintain employee and occupant health, comfort and productivity, it is essential to manage indoor environmental q...

Proper Eye Protection

Given the economical cost, performance and myriad styles of today's safety eyewear, there is no excuse for not wearing proper...

Building for People

Indoor environmental quality considerations for laboratory construction.

It Pays To Protect

Pay me now, or pay me later has never rung more true than when it comes to workplace health and safety. The chain reaction of...

Rash Decisions

Recognizing and preventing latex rubber glove allergies.

The ABCs of IEQ

Design considerations for laboratory indoor environmental quality.

Know Your Flow!

The basic design principles and proper operation of your chemical fume hood.