Case Study
Federal Occupational Health (FOH)

Our personnel have completed more than 1,300 task orders (many concurrent) involving response, engineering, industrial hygiene, and planning services to support FOH customers including the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Immigration and Customer Enforcement (ICE), and the Social Security Administration (SSA). Under this contract, we mobilized significant resources to support Hurricane Sandy emergency relief efforts, provided hazardous material removal, water/air sampling, data validation, and other environmental clean-up efforts in accordance with EPA methods and requirements. We utilized a nationwide network of environmental experts and consultants for rapid deployment to any location within the lower 48 states to serve FOH customers.

  • Inspected hundreds of federal office buildings for the presence of lead-based paint (LBP) and lead-contaminated drinking water
  • Conducted comprehensive hazardous material (HAZMAT) inventories, evaluation of handling and storage of HAZMAT, and the presence of hazardous waste on sites prior to project start-up
  • Managed multiple decentralized sampling teams to conduct waste characterization sampling and provide HAZMAT categorization and disposal recommendations in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations
  • Conducted initial site inspections and obtained safety documentation packages, in accordance with AHERA, EPA, and other applicable regulations
  • Reviewed architectural and construction plans, work changes orders, and other documents by one of BTS’s EPA-accredited inspectors prior to abatement
  • Performed air monitoring and bulk sampling before, during, and after an ACM removal project to establish a data baseline prior to abatement to gauge the safety and effectiveness of subsequent removal efforts and confirm the full removal and clean-up of ACM