Managing environmental hazards.
Wherever there are environmental issues, SSM is the best resource for cost-effective, well-engineered solutions. Working as part of your team we help manage environmental hazards and regulatory compliance. You have an objective, and we help you get there. We transform old factories into vibrant shopping plazas, condos, and hotels. Assess and remediate lead paint and asbestos conditions. Identify and eliminate mold problems. Enhance air quality and comfort. Conduct health and safety training. Clean up contaminated soils and groundwater. Keep the employees safe.
We take pride in our reputation for responding quickly to emergencies and in our ability to identify problems, develop solutions, and facilitate communication at every level. Cookie-cutter approaches don't work for a client base as diverse as ours. We listen. We understand each client's unique needs and issues. We draw from broad experience with the complexities of environmental issues and regulatory compliance, and integrate the multi-discipline staff expertise and capabilities needed. Then we collaborate with the client team to develop and manage comprehensive programs for their sites, building, and occupants.
SPOTTLIGHT on Electrical Safety
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the creation of a new water quality project grant program funded by the penalty assessed against the Mariner East 2 (MEII) Pipeline.
Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence: Berks County Water and Sewer Association: Berks County Source Water Protection Program
Although the duty to provide electrical safety in the workplace can be traced to the 1970 Occupational Safety and Health Act, updates and continual revisions to OSHA, National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and the 2015 Edition of the National Fire Protection Institute (NFPA) 70E represent the basis for requirement for Arc Flash Risk Assessment (formerly a Hazard Analysis) and protective clothing and equipment. Updated Incident Energy Levels should be determined based on any system revisions and 2015 NFPA 70E requirements.
The headquarters of Spotts, Stevens and McCoy at 1047 North Park Road in Wyomissing, is expected to be the new home of the First Presbyterian Church in Reading. The church, founded in 1814, plans to lease space to SSM after purchasing the building from the consulting firm.
Sam Zook, SIT is the third surveyor at SSM to receive certification as a Drone Pilot.
New Year’s is the perfect time of year to reflect on areas where you’d like to see a change in your organization and to take steps to achieve those improvements.
Sinkholes can be dangerous in many ways. They can cause damage to the foundation of a building, they serve as conduits for surficial contaminants to reach groundwater, and they can cause damage to buried services like water lines and electrical conduits according to Conserve Energy Future. Knowing the risk of sinkhole formation is key to minimizing possible damages.