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Allison Buchhorn MSc OEH, BSc

Date: 22nd November 2018

Allison Buchhorn is an Occupational Hygiene Advisor with Pacific Safety. Allison achieved her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology and Biotechnology from McGill University.  She returned to British Columbia and completed a Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene at the University of British Columbia.

Allison’s passion for the well-being of others has led her to pursue opportunities in heavy industry where preventing workplace injuries and illnesses was her main priority. In addition, Allison’s time spent working in the Compensation Claim’s department of WorkSafeBC put into perspective the necessity of keeping workers healthy and safe, and emphasized the importance of preventing all occupational illnesses, injuries and disease. These experiences motivated her to complete a Master of Science in Occupational Hygiene where she gained experience in exposure monitoring for a wide variety of different workplace hazards, including asbestos, lead, and silica among others. Additionally, Allison has conducted workplace hazard assessments for common biological, chemical, and physical hazards, as well as indoor air quality and ergonomic concerns.

Allison is our resident hygienist helping clients with the development of exposure control plans, safe work procedures, air quality assessments, asbestos management, confined space assessments and other hygiene specific processes.

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