Ms. Ripplinger is SCS’s Director of Health & Safety and our National H&S Expert. She is a Board Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Safety Professional (CSP) with three decades of experience providing occupational and environmental health and safety services, specializing in indoor air quality, asbestos, lead, mold, radon, and environmental site assessments. She is also a licensed asbestos building inspector, asbestos project monitor, project designer and management planner, and an EPA certified lead based paint inspector/risk assessor.
Her experience includes providing industrial hygiene expertise for facility health and safety audits, process safety management audits, training, environmental evaluations involving mold, indoor air quality, asbestos, lead-based paint, lead worker exposure, OSHA worker exposure, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation surveys and exposure issues, and hazardous waste drum sampling for unknowns.
Her industrial hygiene and environmental consulting experience includes designing and overseeing remediation projects involving mold, asbestos, hazardous waste (metals and solvents), hazardous materials, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), mercury, and other Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) heavy metals; conducting both area and personal industrial hygiene sampling for metals, solvents, vapors, diesel exhaust constituents, mold, asbestos, and lead; conducting environmental sampling of soil, air, and water; and providing expert witness testimony.
Ms. Ripplinger has worked with regulators at local, state, and federal levels, and has performed hundreds of comprehensive industrial hygiene shop surveys, indoor air quality assessments, ionizing radiation, non-ionizing radiation, noise exposure studies, chemical exposure assessments, and workers’ compensation and environmental investigations. She has supported many government agencies, large commercial companies (mining, construction, gaming), and residential development companies across the state of Nevada, and other states.