Troy Risk provides “Essential” environmental services specific to and consistent with those defined by the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services. In addition, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce, Hazardous Materials includes “workers who support hazardous materials response and cleanup”.
For over 20 years Troy Risk has provided the environmental assessment, monitoring, investigation, and remedial action design / implementation services necessary to protect the public health of our communities as well as actively mitigating existing environmental health hazards. Amidst the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Troy Risk office layout and our daily fieldwork have been arranged to meet the social distancing requirements of 6-feet or more. Work activities at projects that cannot accommodate social distancing have been suspended. Non-essential staff not required to conduct operations from our corporate headquarters have been asked to work from home.
Troy Risk employees are required to complete and maintain formal Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training, per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 29 CFR 1910.120, with annual refreshers. Our training includes the donning, doffing, and maintenance of all levels of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This training specifically includes respirator use.