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Your partner … in formulating, managing and executing IH and Toxicology programs

In operation since 1989 and headquartered in Reston, Virginia (a suburb of Washington, DC), with presence also in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Texas, our IH and Toxicology staff includes certified industrial hygienists (CIHs), professionals with advanced degrees in public health and engineering and staff hygienists.


We place great emphasis on understanding your concerns and tailoring the best solution to efficiently meet  your organization’s corporate goals. To ensure the delivery of high quality and cost-effective IH and toxicology services we focus on staff development and invest in the best industry tools and resources.


For all of our projects and deliverables, we conduct internal peer reviews to ensure the highest quality.  Our internal and project-specific Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) procedures include:

  • Oversight, including review of field sampling techniques and procedures by senior staff at SOMA

  • In-depth internal training of field sampling personnel

  • Staff professional development to broaden our expertise and keep up to date with regulatory and industry changes

  • Industry-approved and validated sampling and evaluation techniques

  • Peer review of deliverables by senior staff at SOMA

In addition to our extensive IH expertise, we have experience with a wide variety of sampling equipment needed to provide you with effective service. Reducing turnaround time, we have an extensive array of in-house state-of-the-art sampling equipment:

  • Sampling pumps

  • Particulates monitors

  • Noise dosimeters

  • Direct read instruments for select gases

  • Indoor air quality monitors

  • Photo-Ionization detectors

  • Microbiological (fungi and bacteria) sampling equipment

  • Whole body and hand/arm vibration monitor

  • Calibration equipment and accessories for air sampling, noise monitoring and direct read instruments

  • Moisture detection equipment

  • Airflow measuring equipment

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