Industrial hygienist recognized for work in health and safety
Pittsburgh, June 8, 2017 — Lucinette Alvarado, industrial hygienist, Product Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Covestro LLC, was recognized by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists® (ACGIH) with the John J. Bloomfield Award. The award is presented to a young industrial hygienist who pursues the problem of occupational health hazards primarily by doing fieldwork.
Alvarado accepted the award yesterday in Seattle at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce), co-sponsored by the ACGIH® and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).
“Product safety, health and the environment are very important to us at Covestro,” said Dr. Robert Skoglund, director of product safety & regulatory affairs, Covestro LLC. “Lucinette plays a key role in supporting our customers in these areas, so naturally we’re delighted that her efforts and commitment have been recognized.”
Alvarado is a member of ACGIH® and AIHA. As part of the ACGIH® Industrial Ventilation Committee, she is working on a project to provide an industrial ventilation course for the Latin American community. She also serves as director of communications for the AIHA Minority Special Interest Group.
In her role at Covestro, Alvarado is responsible for external technical support, conducting industrial hygiene surveys and safe use and handling presentations at customer facilities, and providing industrial hygiene recommendations to customers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in general sciences and a master’s degree in sciences of industrial hygiene, both from the University of Puerto Rico.
About Covestro LLC:
Covestro LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance polymers in North America and is part of the global Covestro business, which is among the world’s largest polymer companies with 2016 sales of EUR 11.9 billion. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, construction, wood processing and furniture, and electrical and electronics industries. Other sectors include sports and leisure, cosmetics, health and the chemical industry itself. Covestro has 30 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 15,600 people at the end of 2016.
Find more information at www.covestro.com.
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