Our analytical capabilities include Industrial Hygiene (OSHA, NIOSH) and Environmental (US EPA) methods, including asbestos, lead and other metals in water and paint, volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, inorganic compounds and microbiology.
Criterion’s lab serves our own Field Services Staff as well as clients that collect their own samples. Industries served include Hospitals, School Districts, Utilities, Manufacturing, Construction, Real Estate Inspectors, Facility Managers, Industrial Hygienists and Safety and Health Professionals.
If you collect Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Microbiological Legionella or Mold, Lead in Water or Paint, or Mold Samples, talk to Criterion. We can provide sampling equipment and consumables, competitive pricing and fast turnaround. Or have a Criterion Project Manager handle everything. Email or call us.
Today, Criterion provides full service Environmental and Industrial Hygiene laboratory analyses. Criterion understands the necessity of quick responses to our clients need.
Criterion’s lab has the Center for Disease Control (CDC) documentation of proficiency from the Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation Program for the analysis of Legionella bacteria
(CDC ELITE Program).
SARS – CoV-2 Laboratory Analysis
Criterion has a validated RT-qPCR lab method for the detection of SARS - CoV-2. Our method is the one specified by the CDC for clinical COVID-19 diagnostic testing.
Our method can only be used for environmental sampling and is NOT FOR DIAGNOSTIC USE.
Criterion was originally founded to provide asbestos analytical services. These include asbestos in air, water, soil and building materials. Today, we are fully accredited and perform thousands of analyses annually.
Lead is a much regulated, potentially toxic metal that is present in much of our built environment. Because of the serious health consequences, especially to children, monitoring potential sources of lead is critical. Drinking water, paint and soil can all contain toxic levels of lead.
Criterion provides expert service for monitoring, quantifying and identifying environmental microbiological contamination, including Legionella. A variety of tests can be performed at your facility to assess the cleanliness of your air, surfaces and water.
Criterion supports the environmental protection of our clients by offering a wide variety of analysis for various contaminants in air, water and soil.
Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene
Criterion specializes in working with health, safety and environmental professionals for air quality testing. Our lab is proficient in producing high quality data on samples collected in the workplace to evaluate workplace exposure, on which important health decisions will be based.