Get pumped – SGS Galson has Arrived in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas!

By: Lisa Bell-Miller In response to increasing demand for cost-effective and timely IH solutions for all of you in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, we’ve expanded our Houston, TX Service Center. The expansion gives industrial hygiene and worker safety experts in your region plenty of reasons to get PUMPED, as our free programs and industry-leading service are now significantly closer, adding extra convenience when you need it. The SGS Galson air sampling and analysis experience includes our FreePumpLoan™ program that includes free media and our FreeSamplingBadges™ program too, all delivered through the Houston Service Center. Wherever you are in the region, all our programs, including the Personal Exposure VestTM  – a revolutionary way for workers to wear monitoring equipment and Galson Hygiene Rental – our hygiene health and safety equipment rental program – are now easily available to you. We even provide return shipment labels on rentals for free return shipping from our Houston office. You can contact our award-winning Client Service Representatives toll-free at (888) 432-5227, ehs.clientcare@sgs.com or visit www.sgsgalson.com, where you can chat in real time on your desktop, laptop, tablet or cell phone. And with our new IHLive Text feature, you can immediately connect by text at our same toll-free number! We’ll even send you a free gift for your time – just use the code ‘GetPumped-2’ when you call or chat, or go to www.sgsgalson.com/newsevent/gift and enter it there. It’s sampling made simple, and there’s excitement in the air! I hope to hear from you...

Congratulations, Bill Walsh, CIH – Harriotte Hurley Award Winner!

Awesome news for one of our team is also great news for the IH world. In early March, SGS Galson Laboratories Business Development Manager Bill Walsh received the Harriotte A. Hurley award, given annually to an AIHA Laboratory Accreditation Program volunteer who serves on the AIHA Analytical Accreditation Board (AAB). Bill accepted the award at the AIHA Laboratory Accreditation Program’s annual meeting. The AAB through the Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (LQAP) works to establish high standards for laboratories and analysts. The outcome of these standards is high quality data used in evaluating exposures that affect the environment, natural resources and public health.  Bill has long been involved in the program and was recognized for “going above and beyond this past year, making major contributions at conferences and receptions, as well as providing outstanding service as an AAB member.“ A prestigious award Bill, who actually knew and worked with Harriotte Hurley, is a guy who gives his all in everything he does, and his involvement in AAB gives accreditation, and therefore, the IH world, impeccable credibility. Over the past year, Bill made major contributions by presenting testimony at the March 2014 OSHA hearings on silica. He also delivered remarks at the 2014 AIHA Fall Conference to commemorate AIHA-LAP’s 40thanniversary, and hosted the awards reception held for labs accredited for 40 years at that same conference. Bill also served on the volunteer appointment committee that screened and selected applicants applying for volunteer positions in AIHA-LAP. His presence always brings a high energy level and innovative thinking to whatever he is involved in. “Bill always makes himself available to work with staff on regulatory, policy...

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