CleanHealth Environmental provides comprehensive industrial hygiene, infection prevention, and OSHA training services, offering clients valuable risk management and compliance solutions.

What we do

Infection Prevention

CleanHealth provides an array of infection prevention training services, focused on healthcare personnel responsible for infection prevention, cleaning and disinfection, and facility operations and maintenance, as well as the contractors, suppliers and vendors who serve the industry. Healthcare facilities are not the only entities struggling to combat infections. Community-acquired infections plague many industries including schools, prisons, cruise ships and airlines. CleanHealth‘s risk managed training solutions provide the necessary tools to protect your business, the occupants, the workers, and the environment.

Industrial Hygiene

CleanHealth offers a number of mold remediator, lead-based paint and asbestos training courses. From 2-hour awareness training to 3-Day Supervisor courses, topics include implementation of facility or company-specific Operation and Maintenance programs, proper documentation procedures, communication with occupants, recent litigation trends, insurance issues, and emerging legislation, regulation and guidance. Proper assessment and remediation procedures including containment, personal protection equipment, remediation techniques, and cleanup are also addressed. Industrial hygiene clients include: property management personnel, property owners, restoration personnel, insurance professionals, healthcare facility personnel, general contractors and subcontractors.

All course curriculums  include lectures, video presentations, interactive “hands-on” exercises, and resource handouts. Students receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Courses are offered both onsite and online. The online provides options for both “live” web-based (synchronous) training or asynchronous e-learning, which allows for on-demand learning 24/7, 365 day a year, a convenient and cost-effective option to our Clients.

Meet Our Team

Shari L. Solomon, Esq.

Shari L. Solomon, Esq. is president and founder of CleanHealth Environmental, LLC. CleanHealth provides comprehensive infection control, industrial hygiene, and OSHA training services, offering valuable risk management and compliance solutions. Ms. Solomon possesses more than 16 years of environmental consulting and federal regulatory experience.  An attorney by trade, combined with her experience in the industrial hygiene field with a focus on healthcare, Shari holds a unique expertise and understanding of liability prevention techniques, offering clients practical and valuable risk management solutions.

Prior to launching CleanHealth, Shari held the position as Director of Training and was charged with the development and oversight of all training programs nationwide. Shari also conducted indoor air quality and infection control services including litigation support, operation and maintenance program development, infection control evaluations, and indoor air quality assessments.

On the regulatory side, Shari served as a Legislative Analyst with the National Multi Housing Council/National Apartment Association Joint Legislative Staff. While there she developed an expertise on indoor air quality issues and authored the first industry white paper on mold as well an operations and maintenance program for mold/moisture control in apartment properties that has steadily become the industry standard of care. Shari also served as a Fellow for the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the U.S. House of Representatives, which has jurisdiction over hazardous waste, toxic substance and clean air act issues.

Ms. Solomon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctorate from The Catholic University of America.

Sara McKelvey Wittig, MPH, CIC

Sara McKelvey Wittig, MPH, CIC is an epidemiologist and public health expert who has provided infection prevention expertise in a variety of healthcare settings. Currently, Wittig is leading the infection prevention aspect of a new initiative by the Maryland Patient Safety Center to improve environmental cleaning in healthcare facilities. She also contributes to the infection prevention program at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. Prior to this, Wittig worked as an infection preventionist at Johns Hopkins Hospital where she led efforts to reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections as well as led infection prevention efforts for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Wittig came to the infection prevention field from a career as an epidemiologist for various government and non-governmental agencies where she partnered on projects in Romania, Azerbaijan, Sri Lanka, New York City, and Anne Arundel County. In these locations, she collaborated with a variety of community and government stakeholders on efforts to improve access to care, outbreak management, and pandemic planning. She endeavors to learn about new opportunities for the science and art of infection prevention to cross-over into other disciplines, and she is most passionate about inspiring others to find creative solutions and new perspectives for improving patient care.

Wittig holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and anthropology from the University of Maryland and a master of public health degree in epidemiology from Columbia University. She is board certified in infection control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC).

Annabel O. Eguagie, BS, MPH

Annabel O. Eguagie, BSc., MPH is a public health professional with a focus on environment and occupational health and safety. Currently, Annabel works as an Industrial Hygiene Training Associate with CleanHealth Environmental, where she provides training and consulting services regarding mold, lead-based paint, asbestos and infection prevention in healthcare settings. She also conducts health and safety audits and develops OSHA compliance programs to improve workplace health & safety. In addition, she also contributes to the Clean Collaborative initiative at Maryland Patient Safety Center. Prior to this, Annabel worked as an infection preventionist at Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, where she was the project lead for the Hand Hygiene Champion Program, which standardized hand hygiene practices, and contributed to other infection prevention efforts in reducing healthcare associated infections.

Annabel has also worked as an Environmental Technician at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in addressing the West Nile and Zika virus issues in Fort Worth, Texas, where she partnered with the City of Fort Worth and Tarrant County Department of Public Health. She is well versed in field sampling, recognition, evaluation and control of environmental hazards relative to potential adverse health effects and etiology of related illnesses and diseases. Annabel is passionate about the infection prevention and industrial hygiene field, and is on the path to improving safety in healthcare, industrial, and multi-family settings.

Annabel holds a bachelor’s degree in microbiology from Covenant University in Nigeria and a Master of Public Health degree in environmental and occupational health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

 

 

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