Safe Environments

The Company

Safe Environments, founded in 1990, has been a leader in the rapidly evolving field of fungal investigations and abatement. Over the past decade, Safe Environments provided indoor air quality investigations and microbial contamination loss control (including mold and sewage losses) to thousands of satisfied residential and commercial customers. Although our focus is in serving Bay Area clients, we occasionally provide service throughout the Western United States. Our staff of dedicated professionals includes a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Certified Safety Professional (CSP); and a Registered Environmental Assessor (REA). Our personnel are well respected in the fields of both indoor air quality and microbial contamination in buildings.
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Who We Are

David Carls, CIH, CSP
Certified industrial hygienist and safety professional with fourteen years of experience in the Environmental, Safety & Health arena. Experienced in all aspects of industrial hygiene and safety relevant to a wide range of industries and applications...more information

R. David Bierman, REA
Environmental Consultant, State Registered Environmental Assessor (REA), conducting indoor air pollution analysis of both homes and offices. Consultant to the restoration and insurance industry on microbial contamination of buildings since 1993. Principal of Safe Environments since 1990 ...more information

Our Services

Safe Environments provides testing and consulting on indoor pollution problems in residential and commercial buildings. Services include:

  • Visual Inspection & Building History
  • Testing and Monitoring
  • Investigations:
    • Microbial Contamination
    • Sewage Contamination
    • Indoor Air Quality Surveys
  • Creating Healthy Buildings
  • Creating Livable Homes
  • Creating Livable Workplaces
  • Project Management ...
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What Clients Say...

"Dave Carls of Safe Environments saved my life. I'm not kidding!"

"Exactly one year ago today, Dave came to my home at my request to look for the source of a persistent odor. What he discovered was far worse than a smell. He found stachybotrys, penicillium and aspergillis. That's mold."

"I had been very ill. I thought it was the flu, but it went on and on for months. It also had other symptoms that I couldn't figure out like lack of ability to concentrate, poor memory, even inability to speak fluently. Anyway, I was miserable and didn't know why ... more information

See a partial list of our satisfied clients.

Safe Environments
Phone/Fax (510) 236-1806