Entek Consulting Group Retained as IH Consultant for FDT

Medford, OR – November 16, 2012– F.D. Thomas, Inc. has retained Entek Consulting Group as our IH Consultant for FDT. Rick Beall and his team at Entek Consulting will work in conjunction with Felix Saldivar, Corp. EHS Manager. A summary of the services that he will begin performing are providing IH services and support, supervising the IH sampling program and coordinate sampling activities as requested. Review & approve the corporate respiratory protection program annually. Review & approve Lead & Heavy Metals work plans. Collect, Evaluate and report on IH Samples as requested. Perform Audits of internal IH processes and procedures. Review & Approve the Corporate Safety & Health Program Annually. All IH needs & requests will be routed through Felix Saldivar.

Entek provides a broad range of industrial hygiene services, specializing in the field of asbestos, lead in paint (currently our Third Party CIH as Foresthill Road Bridge) indoor air quality, mold investigation, assessment, and training. Entek has a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, Registered Environmental Assessor I, who can provide a wide range of industrial hygiene and safety investigations, mold assessments, indoor air quality investigations, workers compensation assessments, and expert witness legal support. Industrial hygiene services includes identification, evaluation, and control of health hazards in the work place for chemical and particulate exposures, indoor air quality, bioaerosol (bacteria and fungal spore) evaluations, heavy metals, crystalline silica, welding fume, volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), noise exposures, respiratory protection assessment, and more.

Training for asbestos, lead, indoor air quality, mold, respiratory protection, and confined spaces. Training classes are designed specifically for the client’s needs and vary in length to meet the requirements of OSHA and US EPA. Entek has California Department of Public Health (CDPH) certified Lead Inspectors/Assessors, Project Monitors, and Project Designers for lead in paint inspections using XRF technology and laboratory analysis, project design, project monitoring, and clearance sampling in accordance with HUD and CDPH requirements. Entek staff has been providing professional consulting services to a variety of clients since 1987. For more information on Entek Consulting Group please visit their website at http://www.entekgroup.com.