From: Jack Brown <orgchem1954**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Job Opening, Harvard University: Associate Industrial Hygienist
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 13:20:52 -0400
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**Princeton.EDU>
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News story on a fatal exposure to Sulfur Dioxide.

On Tue, Aug 17, 2021 at 7:41 AM CHAS membership <membership**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

Associate Industrial Hygienist
Campus Services

Job Summary
The Associate Industrial Hygienist (IH) provides Industrial Hygiene support to the Environmental Health & Safety Office. Primary responsibilities include providing technical and field support to the EH&S Laboratory Ventilation Management Program (LVMP). Position will participate in a variety of support tasks and will report to the Lab Ventilation Program Manager. Duties may include acting as a customer liaison between Department Laboratory Safety Officers, Facilities Management & EH&S. This position also provides emergency response support on a team rotation basis.

Job-Specific Responsibilities
• Assist in administration and lab user support of various chemical inventory databases and door placarding systems, on a university-wide level, including updating and uploading chemical inventory spreadsheets into designated software as needed.
• Assist in data entry of hazard categories and regulatory listings for chemicals and products in chemical inventory systems (e.g., based on the Globally Harmonized System for Safety Data Sheets, International Building Code, International Agency for Research on Cancer, National Toxicology Program, PubChem, DOT, National Fire Protection Association hazard ratings, and a Harvard Vapor Inhalation Risk Tool).
• Assist Lab Ventilation Program Manager in gathering information about chemical inventories, benchtop processes and/or equipment setups for conducting Laboratory Inhalation Risk Assessment (LIRA).
• Collect and assess lab experimental protocols for Laboratory Inhalation Risk Assessment (LIRA) baseline field assessments.
• Collect air samples (direct reading instruments, sampling pumps, passive vapor badges, etc.) to assess ambient lab air quality.
• Assist Lab Ventilation Program Manager in analyzing and managing sampling data.
• Generate air sampling reports.
• Test chemical fume hoods and other exposure capture devices (ECDs) such as snorkels and ventilated enclosures.
• Manage and maintain IH equipment as well as assist in updating IH equipment inventory control, set-up, calibration, use, and analysis guides.
• Support general lab ventilation assessments.
• Support respirator fit testing.
• Support the management of chemical and product safety data sheet database.
• Assist with EH&S project and program work, as needed.
Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in industrial hygiene, chemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, engineering or other related discipline is required.
• Minimum of 1-3 years' experience with IH monitoring equipment, local exhaust and general room ventilation systems, chemical properties data, chemical inventory systems, or related fields.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
Technology Skills Required: Experience in chemical data review/entry and statistical data management is preferred. Experience with the Gasmet DX4040 or Miran SapphIRe infrared spectrometers as well as other Industrial Hygiene equipment such as the TSI Velocicalc and TSI Portacount is a plus.
Special Requirements
Participates in the EHS Emergency Response Program on a rotating basis as a cross-trained EHS Responder. Will be required to carry a cell phone and occasionally respond to emergencies during non-business hours.

Physical Requirements
Ability to carry up to 40 lbs of equipment in a backpack or by its handle. Must be physically fit and mentally alert at all times. Must be able to frequently walk up and down five flights of stairs. Must be able to routinely walk around campus and remain standing for many hours per day. Must have sufficient mobility, dexterity, and endurance to perform field visits. Must be able to access any area of the University to perform job duties.

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