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Services Offered

    Air Quality · Auditing · Dispute Analysis/ Expert Testimony · EHS Compliance Consulting · EMIS Strategy/ Design/ Implementation · EMS/ ISO Consulting · Energy Management · Management Consulting · Regulatory Tracking/ Gvt. Affairs · Sustainability Strategy · Training · Water/ Wastewater Management


Affiliates Council Contact

Melanie Powers-Schanbacher

Principal and CFO

11 Tiffin Place
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Work: (908)707-4001

Cell: (908)295-9677

Fax: (908)834-9981

Additional Contact

Barbara Ruble


417 Grindall Street
Baltimore MD 21230

Work: (410) 625-1952

Cell: (410) 382-4791

Fax: (410) 505-5573

Company Overview

STC is a specialized management consulting firm working globally to enhance environmental health and safety (EHS). We help our clients strengthen their EHS compliance and management systems by providing senior level expert guidance, program design and implementation. We work with you to identify your needs and to implement solutions in the areas of requirements analysis, auditing, risk and exposure assessment, training, and program development. Our consultants are highly experienced with diverse backgrounds in industry, academia, consulting and government. STC is a women-owned business enterprise (WBE) certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and the Supplier Clearinghouse for the California Public Utilities Commission. STC is also certified by the State of California/Port of Oakland as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE). STC’s services are available directly to clients or in partnership with other firms.

Service Offerings

EHS Auditing Services

  • EHS audit program development and planning
  • Risk-based audit site selection
  • Classroom and on-the-job EHS auditor training
  • EHS audit protocol design and customization
  • EHS compliance and/or management systems audits performed as part of a client-led team or an STC-led team following well-practiced standard procedures
  • Independent evaluations of clients’ internal EHS audit programs to identify program enhancements or assess conformity with standards or Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Safety and Health (S/H) Program Support

  • Analysis of applicable regulatory requirements and best practices to provide a clear understanding of the health and safety requirements that apply to a company or a site
  • Risk assessments to identify and quantify organizational risks and recommendations to support reducing risk to a level acceptable to the organization
  • Perform exposure assessments to establish sampling strategies, develop monitoring plans, conduct workplace monitoring, identify employee exposures, recommend control measures, and provide implementation support
  • Program and plan development for effective health and safety programs using best practices
  • Health and safety team support, health and safety teams, such as safety committees and emergency response teams
  • Develop and deliver instructor-led and online health and safety training

Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CR/S) Programs

  • Strategy and program Design, including stakeholder analysis, benchmarking, materiality & prioritization, targets and objectives development, implementation road maps and CR/S business case & strategy.
  • Metrics and scorecard development, public reporting, inter- and intranet website communications, external report submittal, and responses to customers, NGOs and other stakeholders
  • Auditing and assessments using integrated / multi-topic approaches
  • Facilitation and coaching for corporate teams and executive management, strategic planning, site committees, green teams, and CR/S

Why Specialty Technical Consultants, Inc.?

All STC consultants are senior level professionals with broad industrial experience and perspective. Our clients gain competitive advantage when we help them manage complex worker safety and environmental challenges as business issues, not as engineering or legal obstacles. STC consultants’ individual and collective experience allows us to be efficient, thorough, pragmatic, and innovative. We break down complex problems to find practical solutions and provide plain language recommendations and guidance.

Service Area

  • Oakland, CA
  • Nashua, NH
  • Bridgewater, NJ
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Richmond, TX
  • Sagle, ID
  • Los Angeles, CA

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