COVID-19 Update | SCATS Closed to the Public Until May 4, 2020

As of March 16, 2020 SCATS will be closed to the public until May 4, 2020. (no walk-ins, no classes, and no consultation visits)

SCATS will be available by telephone during normal business hours.

A partir del 16 de marzo del 2020, SCATS estará cerrado para el publico hasta el 4 de mayo del 2020. (No habrá citas, clases, ni visitas de consulta)

SCATS estará disponible por teléfono durante el horario laboral normal.


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Nevada Occupational Health Services

SCATS' occupational health services help employers ensure that employees are protected while performing hazardous processes or using equipment that may release toxic substances. Our industrial hygienists can provide assistance with:

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Exposure Assessments
  • Compliance Evaluations
  • Program Development
  • Indoor Air Quality Evaluations

Qualitative and Quantitative Exposure Assessments

Exposure assessments allow SCATS specialists to work closely with businesses regarding occupational health risks. Our staff visits the workplace and follows processes and procedures performed by employees while on the job. Then our specialists review safety and health procedures and policies in place. Our staff will also perform surveillance for airborne contaminants, chemical, and noise exposures. An exposure assessment includes:

  • Reviewing existing exposure data
  • Identifying potential hazards
  • Measuring and evaluating exposures
  • Interpreting data and assessing risks
  • Guidance and assistance for continual or periodic exposure monitoring programs

Compliance Evaluations

Compliance evaluations are an important part of health and safety on the job. SCATS can assist in implementing, auditing, and evaluating programs in accordance with Nevada OSHA regulatory requirements for:

  • Asbestos
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Hazard Communication
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Noise/Hearing Conservation
  • Lead
  • Occupational Health Practices
  • Air Sampling
  • Ergonomics
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Heat Stress
  • Process Safety Management
  • Other Chemical, Physical, and Biological Hazards

Program Development

SCATS can assist businesses with program development to make sure businesses are within OSHA regulatory compliance. We conduct on-site surveys and evaluations of your existing safety and health programs and assist with specific issues or concerns by providing recommendations for cost effective programs. 

SCATS assists businesses by providing:

  • Written reports and quantitative data documenting findings and recommendations
  • Reviews, audits, and critiques of existing programs
  • Assistance with the development and implementation of specific or comprehensive occupational health practices
  • Guidance and assistance in implementing effective administrative and engineering control measures
  • Recommendations for appropriate personal protective equipment
  • An assessment of the adequacy of established control programs, such as hearing conservation, respiratory protection, hazardous material management, and work procedures
  • Up to date with information on current and proposed federal, state, and local regulations
  • Assistance with the development and implementation of corporate and/ or facility specific written exposure control and management programs to address occupational health issues
  • Direction, evaluation, and support of existing in-house program resources

Indoor Air Quality Evaluations

Our industrial hygienists can assist businesses throughout Nevada including Las Vegas and Reno with indoor air quality problems. We will help you define the situation, develop an action plan and determine the most cost-effective, practical and efficient resolution.

The scope of our services include:

  • Conducting air sampling 
  • Conducting comprehensive assessments of indoor air quality conditions, including chemical, biological, and physical parameters
  • An analysis of pollutant sources and pathways
  • Evaluating ventilation systems design and performance
  • Providing recommendation regarding the remediation of air conditioning and mechanical equipment problems
  • Assisting in the compliance with regulatory codes and standards