We Get Projects Done! Better, Stronger, Faster…

Where I work, our Mission Statement is “We Get Projects Done”.  The implication is one of speed, in that the project gets finished in a timely matter.  For a long time we relied on gut feel for the speed of the project completion. We have now developed an equation to quantify the velocity (or time for completion) of a project. Estimating the project velocity can give the project team a fair estimate of the days it will take to complete the project based just on the project budget. There are many factors that can alter a project’s schedule, weather, regulatory demands, client changes, etc.  So this tool was not designed to be anything but a rough estimate of the potential time needed based solely on the budget. EQUATION: Project Velocity (days) = Budget (in dollars) +1737.3 / 173.65 For example, a $10,000 project would be expected to be completed in
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Industrial Hygiene

Industrial hygiene is the science of protecting and enhancing the health and safety of people at work and in their communities.  Health and safety hazards cover a wide range of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic stressors.  An Industrial hygiene assessment may include monitoring of one or more of these stressors.  Such as air sampling of airborne chemicals or measuring the level of noise that employees are exposed to.  Before monitoring or evaluation of stressors occurs, the stressors must be recognized.  Once the stressor (condition that could lead to adverse health effects to workers) is recognized, or anticipated, then it can be evaluated, measured and eventually controlled or eliminated to reduce the impact of the hazard.