Healthcare is one of the most highly regulated industries.  To remain in compliance, a broad knowledge of environmental, health, and safety regulations as well as an overall understanding of the issues that affect the healthcare industry are paramount. CAPACCIO’s knowledgeable staff of engineers, scientists, and regulatory specialists are  experienced in compliance, reporting, training, permitting, health and safety program development, life safety, environmental control equipment design, and design and construction assistance so we can best meet your needs.

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 Lucy Servidio at lservidio@capaccio.com.

Wastewater Pretreatment (WWT) System Pilot Testing Assistance
Major Boston Hospital

CAPACCIO coordinated and implemented pilot tests of end-of-pipe (EOP) mercury removal systems at two of the hospital’s existing WWT systems.  The pilot tests were based on successful bench-scale treatability tests performed by CAPACCIO previously at the MWRA Location. Read More...


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Third Party Inspection
Healthcare Facility

CAPACCIO conducted third-party inspection services of underground storage tanks at a major area healthcare facility. CAPACCIO obtained a list of required records including records of tank installation and maintenance; records of monitoring equipment repairs, calibration, and maintenance; records of tank testing and calibration; operation and maintenance manuals for tank monitoring equipment; copies of local, state and federal permits for tank installation and operation; standard operating procedures for tank repairs, maintenance, and emergency conditions; records of any prior releases related to each tank. Read More...


Environmental, Health and Safety Consulting Services
Major Metro-West Hospital

On an as-requested basis, CAPACCIO provided our client with EH&S consulting and engineering services in the areas of occupational health and safety; hazardous waste management; wastewater treatment; air pollution control; stormwater management, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting assistance; environmental licensing and permitting; and guidance on other applicable environmental requirements. Read More...


Environmental, Engineering and Consulting Services
Major Boston Hospital

CAPACCIO provides this client, a major Boston hospital and its corresponding satellite facilities, with environmental engineering and consulting services on an as-needed and as-requested basis. These services include, but are not limited to, wastewater treatment, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) regulatory and permitting assistance, miscellaneous environmental licensing and permitting issues, and other applicable environmental requirements. Read More...


WWT System Upgrade Project
Major Healthcare Facility

A major healthcare facility was having compliance issues with pH and mercury discharging to the MWRA. CAPACCIO assisted the client in evaluating the appropriateness of existing limestone chip tanks and identified these systems as biological accumulators for mercury. Read More...


MWRA Permit Compliance Support
Research Hospitals/Institutions, MWRA District

MWRA industrial user permits require routine discharge monitoring and reporting as well as permit renewals. These can be time consuming, and, if improperly completed, may result in noncompliance situations. In addition, permit limit excursions occasionally occur that require immediate attention and communication with the MWRA to avoid penalties. Read More...