Benchmark Safety Services

Regulatory Compliance

Benchmark will ensure that all Federal, State and local regulations are complied with. Benchmark will manage your regulatory compliance requirements to make sure that compliance is maintained. Over time as client operations/science change and regulations change, ongoing regulatory compliance is important in order to avoid costly fines and operational down time.

Benchmark is very knowledgeable of Federal, State and Local regulations requirements for the life sciences industry in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Program Management & Contract EHS Services

Benchmark offers environmental health and safety professionals to work on your site to develop and run your safety program needs. We work within your budget to help you develop and maintain a safe work environment for your employees and visitors. Benchmark can guide you to a tailored program that fits your company needs; we do not rely on generic programs that may not suit your operations. From permits and licenses, to new hire and annual training, chemical inventory, risk assessments and everything in between, Benchmark can be your one stop shop for all your safety needs.

Our programs will focus on implementing laboratory best practices to reduce risk and improve employee productivity. Ongoing inspections keep the program up to date and in compliance with permitting and regulatory compliance.

Benchmark can provide staffing for all levels of EHS needs. From Director level to tech level for any size project.

Permits & Licensing

Benchmark can manage all your permitting needs to ensure permits are renewed as needed and the permitting agencies have all the information needed to quickly approve/renew permits. Our proactive approach to the permit application process significantly reduces any client operational interruptions due to lack of permit(s).

Benchmark has extensive experience with permit & license procurement & management for:

  • MWRA and other agency wastewater operations
  • Storage tanks
  • Cambridge Biosafety Committee recombinant DNA permits
  • MassDEP hazardous waste
  • Local flammables storage
  • controlled substances
  • industrial alcohol and other special permits as needed.


If you do not need contract EHS services, Benchmark provides consulting for one-off questions or small or large projects. A Benchmark employee with the correct expertise will be matched to your project and see your project to completion. Consulting deliverables will be specified in each statement of work. No scope is too small!

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Services & support

Benchmark Safety Services can provide contract IBC services on a “per protocol” basis or project basis as needed. Benchmark can manage the entire IBC process typically following NIH guidelines. Keep your scientists on science and let Benchmark handle the complex IBC process. We have a network of experts in a variety of scientific fields and local residents in order to comply with the guidelines.

Laboratory relocation services

Benchmark has extensive experience in relocating labs. Using proper planning techniques our team will ensure that you move goes as smoothly as possible in order to reduce any costly downtime and inefficiency frequently found in poorly managed lab moves. Let Benchmark manage the equipment and employee move from start to finish.

Laboratory Decommissioning / Decontamination

Need to provide a decommissioning or decontamination report? Benchmark can provide this service, we start with understanding the specific decommission requirements for each client. Based on the work performed at the location and the equipment used we will create a decon plan that will satisfy the report requirements.

Specialized Training

Benchmark Safety Services partners with a number of external professional trainers to offer group specialized training sessions. We have open enrollment sessions planned with Griffiths Training for the following:

RCRA/DOT for Hazardous Waste Manifest Signers: March 27, 2019 and May 15, 2019

DOT and IATA for hazardous Materials Shippers: June 19, 2019

Inquire about our other training programs or any specific training requirements you may have.