TECHNICAL SERVICES

 

Industrial Hygiene

Our comprehensive industrial hygiene services include the recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational hazards, including those with exposure to lead, asbestos, toxic gases, organic chemicals, petroleum products, noise, dusts, metals, mold, and pesticides.  Our measurement techniques include traditional air sampling; passive vapor detection; and laboratory analyses.  Our additional expertise is in the areas of, indoor air quality, respiratory protection, hazard communication, and confined-space entry.

 

Asbestos Related Services

Our expert knowledge of the local and national regulatory climate has enabled us to successfully guide clients through a maze of requirements.  Our scope of services include providing building surveys to identify, locate and quantify the amount of asbestos present; provide cost projections; prepare specifications and architectural plans for removal; solicit bids from reputable asbestos abatement contractors; and act as the owner's agent during removal.  We also produce, manage, and conduct training for operations and maintenance plans for asbestos that is left in-place.

 

Our staff are EPA accredited Asbestos Hazard and Emergency Response Act (AHERA) certified in Contractor/Supervisor, Inspector/Management Planner, Project Designer, and Project Monitor.

 

Within the last 30 years MEC has conducted over 15,000 asbestos surveys and asbestos administration projects.  Our inspectors have attended and passed EPA accredited Asbestos Hazard and Emergency Response Act (AHERA) training classes including AHERA Inspector, Contractor/Supervisor, Management Planner, and Project Designer courses.

 

For the past 29 years we have also provided the Hawaii community with EPA accredited AHERA training courses, including Worker, Contractor/Supervisor, Inspector/Management Planner, Project Designer, Project Monitor and all the annual refresher courses.  Our asbestos courses also include Maintenance Worker and Housekeeping Worker training.

 

Lead-Based Paint Related Services

 

For the past 30 years, MEC has been involved in lead inspection, abatement design and monitoring for a variety of clients, including the State of Hawaii, the City & County of Honolulu, and County of Hawaii. We have conducted numerous on-site building surveys, historical preservation, and lead abatement protocols for building owners, architects, the State of Hawaii, the U.S. Navy,  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Marine Corp.

 

Our staff are EPA accredited Lead in Contractor/Supervisor, Inspector/Risk Assessor and Project Designer.

 

 

During the past 30 years, MEC has conducted over 13,000 lead surveys, 9,000 lead-in-air monitoring projects, and 9,000 lead abatement design projects.  Our staff is currently EPA certified in lead design, lead abatement contractor/supervisor, and lead inspector/risk assessor. 

 

For the past 30 years we have also provided the Hawaii community with EPA accredited Lead training courses, including Worker, Contractor/Supervisor, Inspector/Risk Assessor, Project Designer, Project Monitor, Lead RRP and all the annual refresher courses.  Our lead courses also include Maintenance Worker and Housekeepng Worker training.

 

 

Mold Related Services

 

For the past 28 years, MEC has been involved conducting mold investigation and consultative services for a variety of clients, including the State of Hawaii, the City & County of Honolulu, County of Maui, and County of Hawaii. We have conducted numerous on-site surveys for building owners, residential owners, architects, the State of Hawaii, the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Marine Corp.

 

Our staff are trained in conducting surveys for air for mold spores and collect and analyze surface samples for existing mold on surfaces.

 

During the past 28 years, MEC has conducted over 5,000 mold surveys.

 

For the past 28 years we have also provided the Hawaii community with mold awareness, sampling and various other types of classes which fits the needs of the community.

 

Air Monitoring

 

MEC's highly experienced and trained professionals provide clients with air monitoring services in the following areas:  asbestos removal projects; lead-based paint removal projects; indoor air quality studies; microbial studies; respirable and non-respirable dust studies; and other studies, which require air monitoring for various toxic and hazardous materials.  As a result of constant changes in government regulations and technologies, our in-house standard operating procedures are reviewed and modified on a regular basis.  This ensures that our clients receive the most current methods for air sampling procedures.

 

Environmental Related Services

 

Our comprehensive environmental services include the recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental hazards, including water sampling, underground storage tank removal assessments, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, HUD lead soil risk assessments and Chemical soil analysis.

 

DESIGN

 

Design, Specification Writing, and Plan Preparation

MEC has extensive experience in providing facility owners with hazardous materials abatement procedures.  Hazardous materials mitigation procedures include: asbestos abatement; lead-based paint treatment and/or removal; PCB cleanup and removal; underground storage tank removal; underground storage tank closure in-place; chemical clean up; and petroleum contaminated soil and groundwater remediation.

 

All of our survey and design drawings are produced on AutoCADÒ computer-aided drafting software program. We utilize industry standard specification writing formats.

 

Construction Site Safety and Health

MEC is the premier company in the state of Hawaii for managing construction site safety and health.  Our experience in evaluating clients' needs and communicating with regulators sets a precedence for other companies in our industry in Hawaii.  Experienced professionals possessing extensive federal occupational safety and health experience, plan and conduct cost-effective programs, which assure employee safety and health within the context of a common sense approach.