On episode 168 of EHS On Tap, Taryn Toic, Hygiene Team Lead at Aura Health and Safety, talks about mitigating workplace safety risks.
As an industrial hygienist with a safety focused background, Toic thoroughly enjoys learning about both the technical and people focused aspects of the profession and enjoys learning about a variety of industries and processes. Her passion for helping people and ensuring their safety at work, as well as in their everyday lives, motivates her to create a healthy, safe, and comfortable environment for all clients.
She has experience conducting bulk and air sampling for asbestos, conducting hazardous building materials assessments, developing and implementing appropriate exposure control plans, and conducting risk assessments. Other exposure monitoring includes hazards such as noise, diesel exhaust, crystalline silica, laboratory fume hood assessment and static magnetic fields. Prior to consulting, her experience ranged from OHS positions in the oil and gas and construction industries to hygiene focused positions with local municipalities.
Toic is also president of the local American Industrial Hygiene Association chapter (AIHA BC-Yukon).