OC ASSP/AIHA Environmental Hazards at the Construction Site

Dec 06, 2019

  • Environmental Hazards at the Construction Site
    February 19, 2020
    7:00 am - 9:00 am

Join Us for a Joint OC ASSP/AIHA Technical Meeting on Environmental Hazards at the Construction Site

Date: February 19th at 7:00 am-9:00 am

Venue: American Red Cross – Santa Ana 600 Park Center Drive, Rm 208 Santa Ana CA 92705

Topic: Environmental Hazards at the Construction Site

The presentation will discuss key environmental concerns on a construction site, including asbestos and lead removal. An overview of asbestos and lead regulations in addition to steps to mitigate these potential environmental hazards will be covered. In addition, the professionals to involve such as abatement companies, waste haulers, environmental consultants and the corresponding stages of the project when they are needed. Concerns with soil contamination will be discussed briefly.

Some key learning points will include:

  • Understand key environmental hazards
  • List key aspects of asbestos and lead regulations, such as SCAQMD Rule 1403, Cal/OSHA Title 8 1529 and Cal/OSHA Title 8 1532.1
  • Including the professionals that are needed at each stage of the project
  • A case study involving asbestos piping and potentially contaminated soil.


7:00 am – Social Networking and Continental Breakfast

7:45 am – Announcements and Introductions

8:00 am – Presentation

9:00 am – BCSP 0.1 Contact Hour and ABIH 1 Contact Hour


Presentor: Joe Williams, CAC, DPH

Professional Experience

Joseph Williams has been in the environmental industry since 2008. He is a certified asbestos consultant and Department of Public Health Inspector/Assessor. Mr. Williams specializes in inspections, project oversight and clearance inspections. Joe has a strong background in HUD, EPA and OSHA requirements. Having personally handled hundreds of HUD level lead inspections, lead risk assessments and supervising many lead hazard mitigation projects, Mr. Williams is highly trained and experienced lead inspector and project monitor. He has worked with numerous Community Development, Urban Housing and Urban Development entities and understands the sensitive nature of working in personal residential settings, as well as school environments. Mr. Williams also coordinates special projects that require multiple areas of expertise on one project, ensuring that all specialists are communicating and working towards the common goal of the project. Our public entity clients, including school districts, housing, public works and redevelopment work closely with Mr. Williams and he has built a reputation for being knowledgeable, experienced, reliable and professional.



600 N. Parkcenter Drive, Room PC 208, Santa Ana, California, 92705, United States