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Founded in 1995 by members of the aerosol science community, Boston Environmental provides occupational and environmental health and safety services to facilities and site managers nationwide.

Our industrial hygienists, engineers, scientists, and technicians specialize in managed occupancies, helping you and your operations ensure compliance, minimize risk, and mitigate hazards.

By using science and technology to develop effective solutions for health and safety hazards, our associates can help protect your personnel on-site, people at home, and community organizations.

Our associates can assist you in the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, prevention, and control of Industrial / Occupational Hygiene hazards, helping to implement strategies based on industry best practices and recognized occupational exposure limits.

Most notably, Boston Environmental does not sell any remediation services or products, as that would be both unethical and a substantial conflict of interest.

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Our Services

All services provided include independent, third-party review and evaluation provided by leading industry experts in Industrial Hygiene ("Occupational Hygiene") / Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety ("Environment, Health, and Safety") and Public Health.

Industrial Occupancies

Ensuring regulatory compliance with federal agencies (e.g., EPA, OSHA, CCOHS, DOT), local regulatory agencies, and guidelines from professional associations (e.g., NFPA) can be time-consuming and costly.

Commercial Occupancies

Furthermore, documenting regulatory compliance may also prove to be difficult for facility administrators, especially if no historical data has been routinely collected as part of due diligence.

Residential* Occupancies

We can help you conduct comprehensive risk exposure evaluations and develop risk management strategies and solutions to identify and avoid violations and unsafe conditions in your occupied environments.

Notable Clients, Service Locations, and Collaborators:

• 20th Television / Disney
• AC Hotels
• Bain Capital
• Caldwell & Walsh
• Clark & Elbing
• Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast
• CMC Design-Build / Amazon
• Dyer Brown Architects
• Facing History and Ourselves
• Fairmont Copley Plaza
• Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

• G1 Facility Services
• GATRA
• Gordon & Rees
• HomeWorks Energy
• Instron
• John Moriarty & Associates
• Kingsley Montessori School
• Liberty Mutual
• Lincoln Wharf Condominiums
• Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
• Mayflower Medicinals

• Melick & Porter
• Miller Electric Company
• Netflix Productions
• North Coast Seafoods
• Paramount Studios
• Proskauer Rose
• Raleigh Studios
• Ranfac Corporation
• Salary.com
• Taj Hotels
• Theory Wellness

The following information include some of the fundamental concepts, principles, and methods that our associates may utilize to evaluate conditions and recommend control strategies:

Biological Agents / Biohazards: Measuring and developing control strategies for viruses, bacteria, fungi, allergens, toxins, bloodborne pathogens, infectious diseases, etc.

Chemical Hazard Controls: Applying scientific and technical knowledge to minimize the potential for human exposure to hazardous releases of chemical agents.

Community Exposure: Describing general and technical topics related to ambient air quality, air cleaning technology, emission source sampling, ambient air monitoring, etc.

Emerging Issues: Nanotechnology, additive manufacturing, robotics, biological engineering, synthetic biology, etc.

Ergonomics: Identifying, evaluating, and recommending controls to mitigate ergonomically stressful jobs using principles from anthropometry, human factors engineering, biomechanics, work physiology, human anatomy, occupational medicine, and facilities engineering to prevent injuries and illnesses and improve the efficiency and comfort of workers.

Health Regulations: Understanding the laws and regulations that impact worker health in the jurisdiction of their work.

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ): Knowledgeable regarding the factors that affect IAQ, sampling capabilities, common indoor pollutants, and how to mitigate them.

Ionizing / Non-Ionizing Radiation: Evaluating worker exposure and identifying mitigation strategies.

Management: Describing the methods to acquire, allocate, and control resources.

Noise / Hearing Loss Prevention: Conducting monitoring assessments to evaluate worker exposure, identifying situations with the potential to cause noise-induced hearing loss or vibration-related injury, and recommending methods to eliminate or control excessive exposure.

Reporting: Producing comprehensive environmental assessment documents for liability and reference purposes, such as Indoor Air Quality Reports (e.g., "Mold Testing", Volatile Organic Compounds Surveys (VOCs), etc., Water Quality Reports (e.g., Legionella Sampling, Drinking Water Metals Sampling, etc.), USGBC LEED Survey Reports, Below-Grade Food Preparation and Food Storage Area Inspection Letter Reports, SWPPP Reports, EPCRA Tier II Reports, and Hazardous Materials Reports.

Sampling: Using approved methods and certified laboratories, and corresponding assessments by way of interpretation of laboratory analyses and direct-reading instruments.

Thermal Stressors: Measuring heat and cold strain pathophysiology and hypo- and hyper-thermic enviromarkers and biomarkers.

Toxicology & Human Disease: Evaluating possible health hazards in the context of exposure measurements and regulatory/recommended exposure limits.

Industrial Occupancies

Industrial facilities and worksites subject to environmental regulations need assistance from subject matter experts with advanced experience and corresponding degrees, licenses, and accreditations to add credibility to all analyses, findings, and recommendations.

Unlike other consulting firms, Boston Environmental conducts all assessment and analytical services by or under the direction of Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) or Professional Engineers (PEs).

With extensive experience in a variety of work environments, our associates provide individualized assistance that has proven effective in reducing or eliminating specific hazards in specific industries.

• Warehouse/Distribution Buildings
• Heavy Manufacturing Buildings
• Light Assembly Buildings
• Refrigeration/Cold Storage Buildings
• Telecom/Data Hosting Centers
• Flex Buildings
• Research & Development (R&D) Buildings
• Showroom Buildings

The following are a few examples of hazardous processes / operations / compounds commonly encountered in the evaluation of health effects in industrial occupancies:

Compounds:

Heavy Metals (e.g., arsenic (As), barium (Ba), cadmium (Cd), chromium (Cr), lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), selenium (Se), silver (Ag), etc.)

Volatile Organic Chemicals (e.g., benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, styrene, chlorinated solvents, etc.)

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Pharmaceuticals (e.g., cytotoxic drugs, etc.)

Pre-Production Operations:

Assessing pre-production permitting requirements, personal protective equipment (PPE) recommendations, and essential training requirements.

Conducting pre-production monitoring to ensure that a new piece of equipment with new materials does not release products that may cause discomfort and/or harmful health effects.

Establishing baseline parameters for comparison to those encountered during fully operational status.

Performing pre-production planning to ensure that raw materials and workplace operations do not present downstream safety hazards.

Methods for Reducing Exposure:

Identifying if new equipment requires hearing protection, or if administrative practices or engineering controls (e.g., equipment enclosures, noise dampening devices, etc.) can be installed to minimize worker exposure and eliminate the need for PPE and a Hearing Conservation Program.

Determining if a compound used in a process could be substituted for a less harmful, yet equally effective compound, reducing/eliminating the need for engineering controls, PPE, and hazardous waste disposal.

Evaluating whether the appropriate type(s) of PPE is/are being used.

Providing training required for use of PPE.

Worker Exposure to Hazardous Agents During Specific Operations:

Particulate Matter (e.g., welding fumes; grinding, sanding, and machining metal and plastic parts; granite and concrete jackhammering and sanding; lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium during paint removal, grinding, machining, dipping, coating, and plating; etc.)

Solvents (e.g., toluene, ethanol, chlorinated solvents, ethylbenzene, formalin, etc.)

Operational and Control Inadequacies:

Leaks and releases of hazardous chemicals.

Lack/Inadequacy of worker training.

Lack/inadequacy of ventilation to reduce concentrations of airborne particles, gases, and vapors.

Lack/Inadequacy of engineering controls to minimize worker exposure to chemical and physical hazards.

Commercial & Institutional Occupancies

We can help your organization establish and enhance health and safety management plans and maintenance programs for your personnel and properties to ensure compliance with municipal, state, and national laws and regulations.

Office Buildings (e.g., corporate, business centers, managed, shared, etc.)
Retail Buildings (e.g., shopping centers, restaurants, banks, etc.)
Educational Facilities (e.g., child care centers, schools, training centers, etc.)
Healthcare Facilities (e.g., clinics, medical offices, hospitals, etc.)
Entertainment Facilities (e.g., museums, recreational properties, venues, etc.)
Public Properties (e.g., military defense facilities, municipal buildings, etc.)
Special-Use (e.g., conference centers, railroad properties, religious facilities, etc.)

The following are a few examples of hazardous processes / operations / principles commonly encountered in the evaluation of health effects in commercial and institutional occupancies:

Healthcare:

OSHA requirements for reducing or eliminating employee exposure to hazardous chemical, biological, and physical agents (e.g., ethylene oxide, bloodborne pathogens) in clinical laboratories, cytotoxic agents in pharmacies and cancer-treatment departments, floors, and facilities.

Cleaning agents used by housekeeping.

Hazardous paints, lubricating, and degreasing chemicals used by engineering and facility personnel.

Ergonomic hazards of lifting and moving patients.

Food Service:

Local health department inspections of kitchen facilities, food storage/preparation areas, etc.

Offices:

OSHA and other governmental and non-governmental standards and requirements for lighting, indoor air quality, noise, comfort parameters, ergonomics, etc.

Indoor Air Quality Standards (e.g., American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (USGBC LEED), etc.)

Warehouses:

OSHA and other governmental and non-governmental standards and requirements for lighting, indoor air quality, noise, temperature, ergonomics requirements for forklifts, trash compactors, loading docks and other walking surfaces, heating units, generators, etc.


Boston Environmental can also provide the following additional assistance to legal firms:

Expert witnesses and testimony.

Expert reports using scientific data and principles, historical background information, and pertinent regulations to support legal analysis and trial preparation.

Corroborating evidence (e.g., testing data, interpretation of existing technical reports, etc.).

Article: Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 42, Issue. No. 23

Managed Residential Occupancies

Property managers, building owners, landlords, and other residential occupancy administrators are obligated to protect their occupants from pollutants and toxic materials. Individuals exposed to such hazards for an extended period of time in their homes or long-term residencies are often those most susceptible to their effects, including the young, the elderly, and the chronically ill (especially those suffering from respiratory or cardiovascular disease).

Managed Multifamily Real Estate (i.e., Contractors servicing apartments, condos, co-ops, townhomes, etc.)

Hospitality Establishments (e.g., hotels, hostels, resorts, etc.)

Senior Housing Facilities (e.g., nursing homes, assisted living residences, retirement communities, etc.)

Residential assessment services are available to property management organizations, contractors, and legal firms.
Boston Environmental presently does not provide services to residential occupants directly.

The following are a few examples of agents / parameters / contaminants that require ongoing assessment when evaluating environmental exposures and risks in managed residential occupancies:

Indoor Air Quality:

Biologic Pollutants (e.g., fungi (“mold” and “mildew”), mycotoxins, bacteria, viruses, animal dander, cat saliva, dust mites, cockroaches, pollen, etc.)

Chemical Pollutants (e.g., carbon monoxide; carbon dioxide; radon; ozone; volatile organic compounds (VOCs) including formaldehyde from pressed-wood, adhesives, fabrics, insulation materials, fuel-burning appliances; odors from bioaerosols, chemical solvents and cleaners, outdoor pollutants; etc.)

Particle Pollutants (e.g., secondhand-smoke, particulate matter from combustion sources, etc.)

Water Quality:

Microorganisms (i.e., bacteria such as Legionella, protozoa, viruses, fungi, and worms.

Inorganic Chemicals (i.e., metals, nitrates, and nitrites.)

Organic Contaminants (e.g., solvents, perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), etc.)

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Career Opportunities

Should you be a Certified Industrial Hygienist (or are actively pursuing ABIH CIH Certification) and are interested in joining our organization, please use the form below or e-mail us at info@bosenv.com.

If you would like to learn more about establishing a career as an industrial hygienist, please visit the following links for more information:

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
Occupational Hygiene (OH) / Industrial Hygiene (IH)
Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS)

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  • Limitation of Liability in Certain States - CERTAIN STATE LAWS IN THE UNITED STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THAT OF OUR THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS AND OUR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  • Arbitration - Except for disputes arising from an alleged violation of intellectual property rights or breach of confidentiality, for which the injured party may suffer irreparable harm and may seek a restraining order, preliminary injunctive relief, an injunction, specific performance or other equitable relief and/or legal remedies, and actions to enforce the decisions of the arbitrators, for which action may be taken in any court of competent jurisdiction, in Middlesex County, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and you hereby consent to (and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to) waive the right to trial by jury in any such action or proceeding that takes place relating to or arising out of this Agreement, all disputes arising out of or related to this Agreement, including the scope, the construction or application of this Agreement, shall be resolved by arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association then in force. Any controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party, unless agreed to by Boston Environmental at its sole discretion. The arbitration hearings and all meetings pursuant to this section shall be held in Middlesex County, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. If the parties cannot agree upon a single arbitrator within twenty (20) calendar days after demand by either of them, each party shall select one arbitrator knowledgeable about Internet commerce in Massachusetts, and notify the other of its selection, and such two arbitrators shall select a third from a list of arbitrators (with knowledge of the Internet industry) qualified by the American Arbitration Association in Massachusetts. If this procedure for selecting arbitrators fails, then a neutral arbitrator based in New York with knowledge of Internet commerce in Massachusetts shall be selected by the American Arbitration Association to resolve the dispute. The arbitrator(s) shall conduct a hearing within sixty (60) days after their selection. A majority of the arbitrators (if there is more than one pursuant to this clause) shall determine the decision/award, which shall be rendered within ten (10) days after the completion of the hearing. The decision of the arbitrator(s) shall be final and binding upon the parties both as to law and to fact, and shall not be appealable to any court in any jurisdiction. The parties shall share the expenses of the arbitrators equally. Nothing in any indemnification provision hereunder shall be construed as having any bearing on the award of attorney's' fees or arbitrators' fees under this section.

  • Miscellaneous - Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, successors and assigns. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to conflict of laws principles. The titles and headings of this Agreement are for convenience and ease of reference only and shall not be utilized in any way to construe or interpret the agreement of the parties as otherwise set forth herein. Each covenant and agreement in this Agreement shall be construed for all purposes to be a separate and independent covenant or agreement. If a court of competent jurisdiction holds any provision (or portion of a provision) of this Agreement to be illegal, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable, the remaining provisions (or portions of provisions) of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby and shall be found to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • Contact Information - If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us via e-mail at legal@bosenv.com or via regular mail at the following address: Boston Environmental & Engineering Associates, Inc.; Attn: Legal; 321 Walnut Street #230; Newton, Massachusetts 02460.

Privacy Policy

Last Revised: January 20th, 2021.

  • Boston Environmental & Engineering Associates, Inc. ("Boston Environmental" "we" or "us") is the owner and operator of the Site and the provider of the Services. Boston Environmental respects your privacy, and we created this privacy policy (the "Policy") to explain how we collect, use, and disclose your information when you access the Site and use the Services. The Policy is only applicable to our Site and our Services and not to any other website, service, or online platform. Capitalized terms that are not defined in this Policy have the meaning given them in our Terms of Service. BY ACCESSING THE SITE, UTILIZING ANY OF THE SERVICES AND/OR REGISTERING WITH US, YOU SIGNIFY THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS POLICY, INCLUDING OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, WHICH ARE INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE.

  • Types of Information Collected - Personal Information: Boston Environmental may ask you for some or all of the following types of information which may be identifiable to you when you register for our services, access various content or features, or directly contact the site: (i) contact information, such as your e-mail address and name; (ii) your age; and (iii) information for the purpose of authenticating yourself or your account if we have reason to believe, in our sole discretion, that you may be violating site policies or for any other reason we deem necessary (collectively "Personal Information"). You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all Personal Information you submit to Boston Environmental. We collect and store all Personal Information you submit to us voluntarily through registering with us or uploading or posting User Content through the Site or Services. If you are signed into your social media account and you "like" or "comment" on Boston Environmental Content (such as the articles found on our blog) or other User Content, your social media username will be displayed and so available to the public. You agree that your username, likes, feedback, and any associated comments may become public information; we, therefore, urge you to exercise caution when deciding to disclose any Personal Information on the Site or through the Services. Non-Personal Information: Cookies and Other Technologies. We may utilize cookies and other technologies, such as, web beacons (also known as "clear gifs" and "pixel tags") to recognize you, customize your experience, and serve advertisements. Cookies are very small files placed on your computer, and they allow us to count the number of visitors to Boston Environmental and distinguish repeat visitors from new visitors. They also allow us to save User preferences and track User trends. We do not link cookies or web beacons to any Personal Information. We may also enable advertisers and ad servers to promote third-party products and/or services by placing advertisements on Boston Environmental. These advertisers and ad servers may use cookies and/or web beacons to monitor information related to served advertisements. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Policy covers the use of cookies by Boston Environmental and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. Information Collected Automatically: We automatically receive and collect information such as your IP address, the URLs of websites you arrive at Boston Environmental from or leave Boston Environmental to go to, your type of browser and language, access times, your e-mail client, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us, your operating system, your mobile provider, your mobile device, and your ISP. We may use such information to better understand how Boston Environmental visitors use the Site, to analyze trends, administer the website, prevent fraud, and gather broad demographic information.

  • Our Use of Your Information - Our primary purpose in collecting information, both Personal Information and other, is to provide you with a safe, smooth, efficient, and customized experience. You agree that we may use your information to: Provide the services and customer support you request. Troubleshoot problems and prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities. Customize, measure, and improve our Services, content, and advertising. Tell you about our Services, targeted marketing, service updates, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences. Monitor and enforce our Terms of Service. Communicate with Users about products and/or services they may be interested in. Verify your eligibility to use the Site.

  • Our Disclosure of Your Information - Boston Environmental is committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share information collected about you. We may disclose Personal Information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We may also share your Personal Information with: Service providers under contract who help with our business operations (we employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you). Certain participants of Boston Environmental's programs under confidentiality agreement, as we in our sole discretion believe necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. Other business entities, should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity.

  • Marketing - We may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content, and advertising. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us or participate in our ad-customization programs, simply indicate your preference by contacting us at privacy@bosenv.com.

  • No Spam or Spyware - We do not tolerate spam. Spamming is explicitly prohibited it by our Terms of Service. If you would like to report an incident of spamming or other unauthorized communications form other Users, please contact us at [legal@bosenv.com](mailto: legal@bosenv.com). We maintain the right to investigate such incidents and take suitable action.

  • Account Protection - The Personal Information we collect is stored on a secure, password-protected server and only authorized personnel have access to your information. We use industry-standard encryption technologies with respect to the receipt and transfer of Personal Information you submit. Nevertheless, despite our best efforts, no transmission over the Internet and no data storage method can be guaranteed to be safe 100% of the time. Boston Environmental cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Boston Environmental or guarantee that your end-user data stored on the Services may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our industry-standard physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you enter sensitive information we will encrypt such information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). The Site is hosted on servers in the United States. Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, the Personal Information you provide to us will be transferred to the United States. By submitting your Personal Information, you consent to its transfer and storage in the United States and its use in accordance with the purposes for which it was originally collected.

  • E-Mail Communications - We may use your e-mail to deliver Boston Environmental's newsletters, as well as for other promotional (e.g., new product offerings, special offers by us, etc.) purposes. E-mail messages we send you may contain code that enables our database to track your usage of the e-mails we send you, such usage includes whether the e-mail was opened and what links (if any) were clicked. If you send an e-mail to us, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. Additionally, you may be directed to third-party sites related to the topics discussed within the e-mail message. You may indicate your preference to opt-out of receiving promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly at privacy@bosenv.com. You acknowledge that it may take up to 10 days for us to process an opt-out request. Please note, however, that you cannot opt-out of receiving transactional e-mails related to your account with us.

  • Third Parties - Except as otherwise expressly included in this Policy, this document addresses only the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. If you disclose your information to other Users on our Site or on other sites throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the information you disclose to them. We do not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. We are not responsible for any information we do not collect. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your Personal Information to others.

  • Children - Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important to us. For that reason, Boston Environmental does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13.

  • California Residents - California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits residents of the State of California to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please e-mail us at privacy@bosenv.com or write us at: Boston Environmental & Engineering Associates, Inc.; Attn: Legal – California Privacy Compliance; 321 Walnut Street #230; Newton, Massachusetts 02460.

  • Changes to this Policy - We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy. Any such changes to this Policy will be posted here on our Site so we urge you to please visit this page frequently. In all cases, use of information we collect is subject to the Policy in effect at the time such information is collected.