Corporate Industrial Hygiene Services
The DOTSON Group offers corporate industrial hygiene departments a high quality alternative, at an equivalent cost, to national air sampling firms that may delegate field sampling work to entry-level technician staff. All on-site Industrial Hygiene services are performed by Kyle Dotson, a veteran industrial hygiene professional with 30 years of experience. Our retrospective exposure assessments assist in determining the extent of past exposure for the evaluation of workers compensation, due diligence and other liability matters.
The DOTSON Group offers Legal clients the opinions of Kyle Dotson pertaining to:
- Occupational Disease risk from historical or present day exposure to a broad range of toxic materials, including asbestos State of the Art and Exposure Assessment expert witness services.
- Workplace Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation involving occupational safety, health and industrial hygiene management practices, corporate goverance processes and standards of care.
- Construction Defect Litigation related to water intrusion and occupant exposure to "toxic" mold, including hospital construction infection control risk assessment and nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infection litigation.
Kyle Dotson implemented one of the first American National Standard based Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (ANSI Z10 2005) at a Fortune 500 electric power company in the US. The ANSI Z10 standard system sections that were fully implemented included Management Safety Leadership and Employee Participation, Planning, Implementation and Operation, Evaluation and Corrective Action, and Management Review.
Steps addressed during the implementation included defining roles and responsibilities, drafting policy statements for management approval, developing self-assessment and prioritization processes and protocols, and guiding internal staff in the conducting of self audits of plant operations. Benefits have been seen well beyond improvements in health and safety, including employee morale, productivity and performance, and has contributed to the achievement of other organizational and business objectives.
Information Systems for Safety and Health Management
Successful deployment of an Information Management System is crucial to the successful implementation of an effective safety and health management system in multi-site and multi-national corporations. Selecting the right system in todays niche and highly-fragmented environmental health and safety (EHS) software marketplace can be critical to organizational success. Kyle Dotson has personally led the implementation of safety and health management software at three Fortune 500 companies. His services provides the experience necessary to cut through marketing hype to identify the system(s) that best meets your corporate safety and health management needs.