HDH Associates



For Information Contact:
Lesa Smith
400 West Main Street
Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
Telephone: 540.381.7999
Fax: 540.381.7990
Email: lsmith@hdhassociates.com

Blacksburg Environmental Solutions & Training


BEST Inc. is Southwest Virginia’s premier environmental and training firm. BEST, Inc. offers over seventy years of environmental, safety, and training experience. We offer courses meeting the requirements of the EPA, AHERA, and the Commonwealth of Virginia for both asbestos and lead and include initial and refresher programs.  We also offer OSHA training that focuses on construction industry, general industry, confined space, fall protection, competent person, and ladders/scaffolds.  In addition to training, BEST, Inc. can provide you with independent OSHA compliance inspections and written health and safety programs.


Blacksburg Environmental Solutions & Training offers a full line of accredited and approved training classes for compliance with OSHA, EPA, AHERA, State and Local regulations. We offer courses at our training facility in Christiansburg, Virginia or at your site to minimize disruptions to employee schedules and to permit quality instruction with real life applications.  All courses are taught by instructors that have years of actual field experience.

Asbestos Training (Initial and Refresher)

  • Supervisor
  • Inspector
  • Management Planner
  • Project Designer
  • Project Monitor

Lead Training (Initial and Refresher)

  • Lead Supervisor
  • Lead Risk Assessor
  • Lead Inspector
  • Lead Renovator

OSHA Training

  • Construction Industry
  • General Industry
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Competent Person Course
  • Fall Protection
  • Ladders and Scaffolds


BEST offers a fully developed written Health and Safety Program tailored to your operations. Not only will we provide a fully operational program, we will sit down with you and ensure that all items in the program are fully implemented to be sure you are ready when OSHA comes to your door. Let us make sure you get all the credit you deserve for a safe workplace. Contact us for the written programs you need. 


BEST will also perform mock OSHA inspections of your workplace to ensure you are prepared.  We will provide documentation noting the deficiencies that OSHA would penalize for which could result in fines in excess of thousands of dollars.  BEST can also provide you with representation at OSHA informal conferences.


Health and Safety Policy Programs

  • Hazard Communication
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Lock-out / Tag-out
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ladders / Scaffolding
  • Fall Protection
  • First Aid / CPR
  • Confined Space Entry


Blacksburg Environmental Solutions and Training’s Asbestos Laboratory is a Commonwealth of Virginia licensed asbestos analytical laboratory. We Offer the following laboratory services:

  • On-Site PCM clearance analysis for quick turnaround time
  • Personal air samples analysis for documentation of employee exposures—PCM


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