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OSHA is participating in the Gulf Coast cleanup to assure that workers have safety and health training and protection necessary to avoid injuries and illnesses. Between 15 and 20 OSHA Compliance officers are in the field everyday monitoring worker safety and health. OSHA has been at all 17 staging areas and many more actual worksites.

OSHA staff is conducting interventions and are collecting information on employers, workers, and the work performed. They are evaluating operations for potential hazards, the personal protective equipment being used and training being provided workers. If concerns are identified they are documented and addressed.

OSHA industrial hygienists are monitoring worker exposure and looking for health effects from chemical exposure to oil, weathered oil, oil dispersants, cleaning agents and other materials as identified. When evaluating worker exposure, direct reading instruments and shift-long sampling is performed in the actual breathing zone of workers.

OSHA has also sampled areas that are periodically frequented by workers but the samples are not taken from the breathing zone of workers.

Finally, OSHA has sampled directly over tar balls, inside bags containing contaminated materials, and other locations that do not represent worker exposure but provide information on the types of chemicals that may be coming off contaminated materials.

OSHA has also used instrumentation capable of evaluating physical hazards such as noise and heat stress.

Locations and Data will continue to be added to this web page as they become available.

Site Name: Bayou Chico, FL Survey Dates: 06/25/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
6/25/2010 37636 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers     Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm
6/25/2010 37636 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers     Benzene < 0.2 ppm
6/25/2010 37636 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers     Benzene < 0.2 ppm

Site Name: Bayou Creasote, MS Survey Dates: 06/12/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/12/10 56098 Military Personnel Look for oil. Check on booms.   Hydrocarbon ND
06/12/10 56098 Military Personnel Look for oil. Check on booms.   Toluene ND

Site Name: Big Bad Brad Vessel Survey Dates: 06/02/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/02/10 11214 Boat Operators Back of Boat PID VOC 1.0-1.5 ppm

Site Name: Dauphin Island, AL Survey Dates: 06/13/2010 - 06/17/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/13/10 55107 Other: Specify On open waters of Gulf Coast scouting for oil.   Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm
06/13/10 55107 Other: Specify On open waters of Gulf Coast scouting for oil.   Toulene < 10 ppm
06/13/10 55107 Other: Specify On open waters of Gulf Coast scouting for oil.   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/15/10 38993 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Area sample at beach. N 2503745 E 12138407 Drager CMS Petroleum Hydrocarbons <100 ppm
06/15/10 38993 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Area sample at beach. N 2503745 E 12138407 Drager CMS   <100 ppm
06/15/10 39018 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Area sample while picking up tar ball at N3.014.852 W088.08.758 Drager CMS Petroleum Hydrocarbons <100 ppm
06/15/10 39018 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Area sample while picking up tar ball at N3.014.852 W088.08.758 Drager CMS Petroleum Hydrocarbons <100 ppm
06/17/10 39136 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Clean-up. 2 workers cleaning (picking up) debris along beach in dune buggy. Used Dragon Dine to collect area sample for Petroleum Hydrocarbons. Also collect bulk (tar ball sample) Drager Petroleum Hydrocarbons <100 ppm
06/19/10 56257 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Employees are being transported via a crew boat called "The Hawk" to a barge. Employees complained about smelling fumes on crew boat.   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/19/10 56274 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Employees are being transported via a crew boat called "The Hawk" to a barge to perform hazard waste removal operation. Employees complained about fumes.   Petoleum Hydrocarbon < 20 ppm

Site Name: Dusty James Vessel Survey Dates: 06/16/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/16/10 13211 Skimmers Workers on deck cleaning and performing deck hand duties. Questemp 34 THE 080033 HEAT 33.3 degrees C
06/16/10 13211 Skimmers Workers on deck cleaning and performing deck hand duties. Questemp 34 THE 080033 HEAT 32.7 degrees C

Site Name: Elmer's Island, LA Survey Dates: 05/25/2010 - 05/27/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
05/25/10 13899 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 CO 0 ppm
05/25/10 13899 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 LEL 0 %
05/25/10 13899 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 H2S 0 ppm
05/25/10 13899 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 VOC 0 ppm
05/25/10 13899 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 O2 20.8 %
05/27/10 13852 Other: Specify   Drager CMS S/N ARYH-0080 Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20.0 ppm
05/27/10 13834 Other: Specify   Drager CMS S/N ARYH-0800 Benzene < 0.20 ppm

Site Name: Fort Jackson Bird Rehab Center, LA Survey Dates: 06/15/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/15/10 243 Animal Rescue Workers Staging areas -- Employees conducting rescue operations and build bird cages Drager Hand pump CO O2 21.4%
CO 0 ppm
06/15/10 243 Animal Rescue Workers Staging areas -- Employees conducting rescue operations and build bird cages Drager Hand pump NH3 0 ppm
06/15/10 243 Animal Rescue Workers Staging areas -- Employees conducting rescue operations and build bird cages Drager Hand pump NH3 0 ppm
06/15/10 243 Animal Rescue Workers Staging areas -- Employees conducting rescue operations and build bird cages Drager Hand pump NH3 0 ppm
06/15/10 243 Animal Rescue Workers Staging areas -- Employees conducting rescue operations and build bird cages Drager Hand pump NH3 0 ppm
06/15/10 243 Animal Rescue Workers Staging areas -- Employees conducting rescue operations and build bird cages Drager Hand pump CO O2 21.4%
CO 0ppm

Site Name: Fort Morgan, AL Survey Dates: 06/10/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/10/10 38521 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Veterans Rd   Benzene < .2 ppm
06/10/10 38521 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Veterans Rd   TPH < 20 ppm
06/10/10 38521 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Surfside Rd   Benzene <.2ppm
06/10/10 38521 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Surfside Rd   TPH (total Petroleum Hydro carbons) < 20 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Petroleum HCs < 100 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   CO NA
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   H2S < 0.2 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Toluene < 10 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Xylene < 10 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Petroleum HCs < 100 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Toluene < 10 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Xylene < 10 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   CO 0 ppm
06/26/10 40000 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Beach Cleanup near Veterans Drive   H2S < 0.2 ppm

Site Name: Grand Isle State Park, LA Survey Dates: 05/25/2010 - 05/27/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
05/25/10 13875 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 LEL 0 %
05/25/10 13875 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 VOC 0 ppm
05/25/10 13875 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 O2 20.8 %
05/25/10 13875 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 H2S 0 ppm
05/25/10 13875 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 CO 0 ppm
05/25/10 13913 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 O2 20.8 %
05/25/10 13913 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 VOC 0 ppm
05/25/10 13913 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 H2S 0 ppm
05/25/10 13913 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 CO 0 ppm
05/25/10 13913 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 LEL 0 %
05/27/10 13810 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Benzene < 0.2 ppm
05/27/10 13810 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Benzene < 0.2 ppm
05/27/10 13810 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 100 ppm
05/27/10 13810 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Benzene < 0.2 ppm
05/27/10 13810 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 100 ppm

Site Name: Gulf Shores State Park, AL Survey Dates: 06/05/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/05/10 37490   30* 13' 42" N 87* 59' 2" W. TPH <20 ppm (ND). Samples taken on beach 25-30 feet from water line with Draeger CMS using specified chips. Draeger CMS Total Petroluem/
Hydro Carbons
<20 ppm
06/05/10 37490   30* 13' 48" N 87* 58' 5" W. Benzene <0.02 ppm. Samples taken on beach 25-30 feet from water line with Draeger CMS using specified chips. Draeger CMS Benzene <0.02 ppm
06/05/10 37490   30.22.5813 N 88.00.1450 W. Benzene <0.02 ppm (ND) Samples taken on beach 25-30 feet from water line with Draeger CMS using specified chips. Draeger CMS Benzene <0.02 ppm

Site Name: Horn Island, MS Survey Dates: 06/07/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/07/10 56889 Laborers (Other) Delivers material to other rigs Drager CMS Hydrocarbon ND
06/07/10 56889 Laborers (Other) Delivers material to other rigs Drager CMS Toluene ND

Site Name: Johnson Beach, FL Survey Dates: 06/16/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/16/10 39158 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Collected Area (real-time) Sample with Drager CMS checking for Petroleum Hydrocarbons. Workers were raking tar balls. Drager CMS Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm
06/16/10 39136 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Workers performing beach clean-up with rakes and bags. Acquired area sample with Drager CMS using Petroleum Hydrocarbon chip. Drager CMS Petroleum Hydrocarbons <20 ppm

Site Name: Kimmi Alayna Survey Dates: 05/24/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
05/24/10 13932 Skimmers   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 LEL 0 %
05/24/10 13932 Skimmers   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 VOC 0 ppm
05/24/10 13932 Skimmers   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 O2 20.8 %
05/24/10 13932 Skimmers   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 CO 0 ppm
05/24/10 13932 Skimmers   MSA Sirius AO-0220-604 H2S 0 ppm
05/24/10 13950 Laborers (Other)     VOC 2.0 ppm
05/24/10 13950 Laborers (Other)     O2 20.8 %
05/24/10 13950 Laborers (Other)     H2S 0 ppm
05/24/10 13950 Laborers (Other)   MSA Sirius CO 0 ppm
05/24/10 13950 Waste/Debris Collectors     LEL 0 %
05/24/10 13978 Laborers (Other)   MSA Sirius CO 0 ppm
05/24/10 13978 Laborers (Other)   MSA Sirius H2S 0 ppm
05/24/10 13978 Laborers (Other)   MSA Sirius O2 20.3 %
05/24/10 13978 Laborers (Other)   MSA Sirius VOC 19.0 ppm
05/24/10 13978 Laborers (Other)   MSA Sirius LEL 0 %
05/24/10 13997 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius CO 0 ppm
05/24/10 13997 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius H2S 0 ppm
05/24/10 13997 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius VOC 0 ppm
05/24/10 13997 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius O2 20.8 %
05/24/10 13997 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius LEL 0 %
05/24/10 14010 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius VOC 0 ppm
05/24/10 14010 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius LEL 0 %
05/24/10 14010 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius H2S 0 ppm
05/24/10 14010 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius CO 0 ppm
05/24/10 14010 Waste/Debris Collectors   MSA Sirius O2 20.8 %

Site Name: Miss Ginger Survey Dates: 06/24/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   Carbon Monoxide 0 ppm
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   Carbon Monoxide 0 ppm
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   Carbon Monoxide 8 ppm
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   H2S < 0.2 ppm
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   Toluene < 10 ppm
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   Xylene < 10 ppm
06/24/10 39307 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers The Hazwoper person wore Tyvek suit, rubber gloves, and rubber overboots w/ steel toe boats and PFD   Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 100 ppm

Site Name: Mister Jug Survey Dates: 06/02/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/02/10 12371 Boat Operators Various Drager XAM 2000 CO 0 ppm

Site Name: MS Sound, MS Survey Dates: 06/08/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/08/10 56862 Skimmers Skimmers out 8 boats   Hydrocarbon ND
06/08/10 56862 Skimmers Skimmers out 8 boats   Toluene ND

Site Name: Open Waters of the Gulf Survey Dates: 06/11/2010 - 06/17/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/11/10 55045 Other: Specify Scouting for oil on Gulf Coast   Benezene < 0.2 ppm
06/11/10 55084 Other: Specify On scouting boat with Coast Guard; looking for oil   Petroleum Hydro < 20 ppm
06/11/10 55084 Other: Specify On scouting boat with Coast Guard; looking for oil   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/11/10 55084 Other: Specify On scouting boat with Coast Guard; looking for oil   Toulene <10 ppm
06/11/10 55066 Other: Specify On scouting boat with Coast Guards; looking for oil   Toulene <10 ppm
06/11/10 55066 Other: Specify On scouting boat with Coast Guards; looking for oil   Benzene < 2 ppm
06/11/10 55066 Other: Specify On scouting boat with Coast Guards; looking for oil   Pertroleum Hydrocarbon < 20 ppm
06/13/10 55021 Skimmers Skimming for oil on open waters of Gulf Coast   Toulene < 10 ppm
06/13/10 55021 Skimmers Skimming for oil on open waters of Gulf Coast   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/13/10 55021 Skimmers Skimming for oil on open waters of Gulf Coast   Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm
06/15/10 55992 Skimmers On open waters of Gulf Coast, 30*07.168 N, 88*30.125 W, Task Force II on gulf coast scouting for oil   Petroleum Hydrocarbon <201 ppm
06/15/10 55992 Skimmers On open waters of Gulf Coast, 30*07.168 N, 88*30.125 W, Task Force II on gulf coast scouting for oil   Toulene <10 ppm
06/15/10 55992 Skimmers On open waters of Gulf Coast, 30*07.168 N, 88*30.125 W, Task Force II on gulf coast scouting for oil   Benzene <.2 ppm
06/15/10 55992 Skimmers On open waters of Gulf Coast, 30*07.168 N, 88*30.125 W, Task Force II on gulf coast scouting for oil   Noise 78-84 dBA
06/17/10 56177   Out on open waters of Gulf Coast approximatly 3 miles out with Task Force V VOOS Skimming boat called "Princess Jasmine II". This boat scouts for oil and remove it if spotted Drager SMS Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm
06/17/10 56154 Skimmers Out on open waters of Gulf Coast with a Task Force V VOOS Skimming boat called "Princess Jasmine II". This boat is scouting for oil that nrrds to be skimmed off water. Drager CMS Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/17/10 56131   Out on open waters of Gulf Coast with a Task Force V VOOS Skimming boat called "Princess Jasmine II". Drager CMS Toulene < 10 ppm

Site Name: Orange Beach, AL Survey Dates: 06/12/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/12/10 37932 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Below detect. Situation remarks: Check bags for H2S with CMS chip .2-5 ppm chip. No detect   H2S < .2 ppm

Site Name: Perdido Key, FL Survey Dates: 06/10/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/10/10 56843 Boat Operators Oil Slick - 200 ft long   Toluene ND
06/10/10 56843 Boat Operators Oil Slick - 200 ft long   Benzene ND
06/10/10 56843 Boat Operators Oil Slick - 200 ft long   Hydrocarbons ND

Site Name: Petit Bois Island, AL Survey Dates: 06/11/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/11/10 56804 Skimmers Skimming Oil   Benzene ND
06/11/10 56804 Skimmers Skimming Oil   Hydrocarbon ND

Site Name: Petit Bois Island, MS Survey Dates: 06/05/2010 - 06/16/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/05/10 55225 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Employees picking tar blalls from sand Drager CMS Benzene <.02 ppm
06/07/10 54860   Employees removing tar balls from shoreline.   2037/ Petroleum Hydro < 20 ppm
06/07/10 54887 Boat Operators Employees removing tar balls from shoreline.   2460/ Toulene < 10 ppm
06/07/10 54904 Laborers (Other) Employees removing tar balls from shoreline.   0320/ Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/07/10 55148 Laborers (Other) Employees removing tar balls from shoreline.   2037/ Petroleum < 20 ppm
06/07/10 55195 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Employees removing tar balls from shoreline   0320/ Benzene < .2 ppm
06/07/10 55218   Employees removing tar balls from shoreline.   2460/ Toulene < 10 ppm
06/08/10 55169 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Shoreline of Petit Bois Island, Employees removing tar balls from shoreline   0320/Benzene <.2 ppm
06/08/10 55182 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Shoreline of Petit Bois Island, Employees removing tar balls from shoreline   2037/Petroleum <20 ppm
06/08/10 55202 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Shoreline of Petit Bois Island, Employees removing tar balls from shoreline   2460/ Toulene <10 ppm
06/09/10 54927 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Employees removing tar balls from shoreline of Petit Bois Island   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/09/10 54943 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Employees removing tar balls from shoreline of Petit Bois Island   Toulene < 10 ppm
06/09/10 54962 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm
06/12/10 54989 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Employees of Miller Environmental Group, PPM and ROI are removing crude oil from the shoreline of the west side of Petit Bois Island   Toulene <10 ppm
06/12/10 54989 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Employees of Miller Environmental Group, PPM and ROI are removing crude oil from the shoreline of the west side of Petit Bois Island   Petroleum Hydrocarbon < 20 ppm
06/12/10 54989 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Employees of Miller Environmental Group, PPM and ROI are removing crude oil from the shoreline of the west side of Petit Bois Island   Benzene < 0.02 ppm
06/12/10 55009 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm
06/12/10 55009 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Benzene < 0.2 PPM
06/12/10 55009 Laborers (Beach Cleanup)     Toulene < 10 ppm
06/16/10 56014 Other: Specify employee grinding rust off container Ameteck Audio Dosimeter FK 8278 Noise 84-95 dBA
06/16/10 56079 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Petit Bois Island   Petroleum Hydrocarbon <20 ppm
06/16/10 56033 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Petit Bois Island   Benzene <.2 ppm
06/16/10 56051 Laborers (Beach Cleanup) Petit Bois Island   Toulene <10 ppm
06/18/10 56196       Toulene < 10 ppm
06/18/10 56219   Employees removing tar balls from shoreline of west side of Petit Bois Island   Benzene < 0.2 ppm
06/18/10 56235   Employees removing tar balls from shoreline of west side of Petit Bois Island   Petroleum Hydrocarbons < 20 ppm

Site Name: Port Fourchon, LA Survey Dates: 06/08/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM CO 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM O2 21.4% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM H2S 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM O2 21.4% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM LEL 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM H2S 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM LEL 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM CO 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM H2S 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM O2 21.4% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM LEL 0% sp
06/08/10 12891 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager XAM CO 0% sp
06/08/10 12917 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Drager CMS ARSH-0092 Petroleum Hydro carbons < 20 ppm
06/08/10 12938 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Photo VAC 2020 Pro CIUH0030 VOC 0 ppm
06/08/10 12938 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Photo VAC 2020 Pro CIUH0030 VOC 0 ppm
06/08/10 12938 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Photo VAC 2020 Pro CIUH0030 VOC 0 ppm
06/08/10 12955 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Questemp 34 HEAT 33.3 degrees C
06/08/10 12955 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Questemp 34 HEAT 29.8 degrees C
06/08/10 12955 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers   Questemp 34 HEAT 31.1 degress C

Site Name: Remora Barge Survey Dates: 06/19/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/19/10 348334 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Employees are operating heavy equipment (crane) and large pump to off load crude oil from a bladder onto a truck trailer.   8111 88-94

Site Name: Ship Island, MS Survey Dates: 06/07/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/07/10 56901 Laborers (Other) Crew of boats delivers material Drager Hydrocarbon ND
06/07/10 56901 Laborers (Other) Crew of boats delivers material Drager Toluene ND

Site Name: Stennis Airport, MS Survey Dates: 06/12/2010
OSHA conducted general air monitoring on and around workers using a variety of general purpose and specialty methods to determine if the airborne exposure to workers is considered hazardous to workers. Sample results which are reported as “<” a particular value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.
Survey Date: Sampling No. Job Title Job Description Instrument Parameter/Substance Results
06/12/10 57126 Laborers (Other) Hooks hoses up   Hydrocarbon ND

Unit Description

LEL – Lower Explosive Limit (%)
Measures the lowest (leanest) concentration of combustible gases and vapors in air that is flammable. 10% LEL means concentrations are 1/10th or 10% of the concentration that would support a fire or explosion.

VOC – Volatile Organic Compounds (parts per million or ppm concentrations in air)
Carbon based (organic) compounds that are found in the air as gases or vapors.

O2 – Oxygen (%)
Air is comprised of 21% oxygen.

H2S – Hydrogen Sulfide (parts per million or ppm concentration in air)
Hydrogen Sulfide is a toxic gas often found in crude oil.

CO – Carbon Monoxide (parts per million or ppm concentrations in air)
Carbon monoxide is a toxic gas associated with fuel combustion.

Petroleum Hydrocarbons (parts per million or ppm concentrations in air)
Petroleum hydrocarbons is a term used to describe a large family of several hundred chemical compounds that originally come from crude oil.

Benzene (parts per million or ppm concentrations in air)
Benzene a colorless and highly flammable liquid found in crude oil that is a human carcinogen.

ND – Non-detected
Materials sampled were not found at levels high enough to positively identify

< - Sample results which are reported with a “<” in front of a value indicate that no reading or result was obtained at the limit of detection for the instrument or method being used.