Veritox® professionals provide science-based evaluations and recommendations for human and environmental health issues. We use a multiple-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive in-house services in exposure assessment, industrial hygiene, human and environmental toxicology, medical toxicology, risk assessment, and occupational and emergency medicine.
Founded in 1998, Veritox® is a private corporation that has 20 years of experience solving problems for individuals, private and public companies, schools, and governmental and non-governmental organizations.
A major home furnishing store recently recalled about 175,000 comforters “due to risk of mold exposure.” The recall was reportedly made “after a few mold spores were detected on a minimal number of units.” In the US, there have been other consumer products recalled “due to risk of mold exposure.” [...read more]
Seafood handling, processing, and packaging workers may be exposed to airborne particles, including bits of seafood, additives, soot, and salt water mist. Industrial hygienists can measure the types and amount of particulate matter these workers may breathe to assess their exposure, and if needed, recommend controls to prevent adverse health effects related to the inhaled particles. [...read more]
YOPI’s are people who fall into the category of the very Young, very Old, Pregnant or Immune-compromised. This is a handy acronym for referring to a group of people that are generally at a higher risk of acquiring infectious diseases and developing complications from them. [...read more]
Norovirus has been in the news recently due to an outbreak among security guards and athletes at the South Korean Olympic Village. Norovirus is commonly associated with illness aboard cruise ships but has recently been found to be responsible for widespread illness in other venues, including a recent outbreak affecting hundreds of diners at two Seattle-area restaurants. [...read more]
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August 5-10, 2018: Dr. Bruce Kelman, PhD, DABT, ATS, ERT,will teach Occupational Toxicology and Forensic Toxicology at the American College of Toxicology Advanced Comprehensive Toxicology 2018 Educational Course in Gaithersburg, MD.
September 8, 2018: Dr. Bruce Kelman, PhD, DABT, ATS, ERT, will be speaking at the "THC, Fitness for Duty, and Other Toxicology Issues in the Northwest Workplace" session at the 2018 Annual Northwest Association of Occupational and Environmental Conference in Seattle, WA. Dr. Kelman's presentation will discuss the potential impairment issues of marijuana use by workers and give an update on the current state of knowledge on mold and mycotoxins and “aerotoxic syndrome.”
September 20, 2018: Dr. Coreen Robbins, MHS, PhD, CIH, will be speaking at the upcoming Indoor Air Quality Association (Seattle Chapter) workshop “Cannabis! Fentanyl! Methamphetamine! Oh My!” in Seattle, WA. Her presentation will focus on Vertiox’s investigations into indoor air quality issues related to cannabis production facilities.
October 14-15, 2018: Veritox will attend the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Nortwest Association of Toxicologists (PANWAT) in Bothell, WA.
Dr. Kelman was honored to give a commencement address at the June 8th celebration [...read more]
Bruce Kelman, PhD, DABT, ATS, ERT, lectured at the American Conference Institute’s 23rd National Forum on Asbestos Claims & Litigation, May 21-23, 2018, in Chicago, IL. [...read more]
Stephanie Carter, PhD, CIH, presented Welding Fume Exposure Assessment and Control as part of the Spring Technical Session for the Atlantic Provinces Local Section of AIHA in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. [...read more]
Congratulations to Dr. Nadia Moore, PhD, DABT, ERT, for her appointment as Principal Toxicologist for Veritox®, Inc.+ More News
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