Successful operation of a biotechnology, life science or pharmaceutical manufacturing facility requires integration of environmental, health and safety (EH&S) compliance requirements into facility management systems. CAPACCIO has extensive experience in delivering EH&S services and engineering solutions to facility and EH&S managers. We serve our clients with facility set up and closure protocols; occupational safety and health compliance; preparation and submittal of environmental permits and registrations; design of manufacturing process and laboratory air and water pollution control systems; development and delivery of health and safety training services; hazardous waste management; and the availability of on-site EH&S professional staff.


Biotech Industry

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Below is a sampling of just some of the projects we have performed for this industry. For more information on our services and experience, please contact Linda Swift at 508.970.0033 ext. 119.

EHS COMPLIANCE & SYSTEMS AUDIT

CAPACCIO was retained by a global pharmaceutical company dedicated to the treatment of disease and world health needs, to complete an environmental, health and safety compliance audit in the areas of electrical safety (including NFPA 70E), Hazard Communication, Water, Stormwater and SPCC. Read More

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

For more than eight years, CAPACCIO has assisted this client, one of the world's leading suppliers to the pharmaceutical, healthcare and life science industries and a global leader in the production and support of active pharmaceutical ingredients, with a host of environmental services. Read More

ISO 14001 RECERTIFICATION

CAPACCIO was retained by a Life Science leader providing cutting-edge technologies, tools, and services for bioscience research and biopharmaceutical to revise and recertify their current EMS in a short period of time. CAPACCIO reviewed the client’s current system and as many procedures were obsolete, over 30 procedures were revised. Among those updated included the EMS manual, management review and several other procedures. The client became recertified CAPACCIO in just three month’s time, and CAPACCIO delivered a streamlined system which was user-friendly and repeatable.

DECONTAMINATION PREPARATION AND REPORTING

A worldwide life sciences supplier of micro-array technologies occupied a leased space of approximately 40,000 square feet including research and development, manufacturing, and general office space. The client was in the process of relocating these operations to its California facility and hired CAPACCIO to prepare a decontamination protocol, oversee the decontamination conducted by a hazardous waste contractor, and prepare a decontamination report documenting the facility closure and decontamination for submittal to state and local officials. Read More

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM INTERNAL AUDIT

CAPACCIO was retained by a developer of products used in research and quality assurance and other laboratory applications to supplement their Environmental Management System (EMS) internal audit program. Read More

FINAL EFFLUENT WATERING STATION

A top tier supplier to the life science industry, was required by the MWRA to install a final effluent flow meter and monitoring station for its wastewater treatment facility. CAPACCIO was invited to review a conceptual installation location identified by the client, which would require the installation of a 10 foot deep metering manhole. Read More

NEUTRALIZATION SYSTEM UPGRADES

CAPACCIO performed pH system upgrades for this client, a global biopharmaceutical company that develops and delivers therapies for patients with serious and life-threatening medical conditions. The client was operating a 2-stage pH neutralization system, where each stage consisted of a 3,000 gallon reaction tank with acid (93% sulfuric acid) and caustic (50% sodium hydroxide) feeds for neutralization. Read More


PRESENTATIONS

CAPACCIO has made the following presentations related to this industry. If you would like a PDF copy of any of these presentations, please contact us.

  • MassMEDIC - MedTech Environmental Disclosure, Questions and Scorecards: A Manufacturer/Supplier's Role (2014)
  • MassBio - Sustainability Forum (2013)
  • AdvaMed - Addressing the Evolving Sustainability Demands for the Medical Device Industry (2012)
  • MassMEDIC - What Green GPOs Expect from the Medical Device Industry (2011) MassBio - An Approach To Sustainability That You'll Want To Hear (2011) View Video Now
  • NEWEA - Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Waste - Impacts on Local Sewer Collection and Treatment Systems (2010) By Wayne Bates, PhD, PE and Chris Walton, PE
  • NEWEA - Balancing Energy and Water Use - When Considering Water Reuse Options (2010) By Wayne Bates, PhD, PE
  • WEF - Industrial Wastewater Aeration and Energy Conservation (2009) By Wayne Bates, PhD, PE
  • For a listing of all recent presentations - click here.

INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS

CAPACCIO professionals regularly participate and frequently present on the latest industry topics at national and local industry meetings.

Our industry organizations include:

OUR CLIENTS SAY

"The personal attention CAPACCIO has given our company has been significant in meeting the changing needs of our organization."

- Lonza Biologics Inc.

"CAPACCIO's team of professionals utilized the concept of value engineering exceptionally. This resulted in cost savings for the project.'"

- Millipore Corporation


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