Aura Health and Safety

Specialized Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Public Health Consulting

Bio Info

Mona Shum

Mona Shum

Owner & Principal Industrial Hygienist

Mona Shum is a certified industrial hygienist with over 25 years of experience in exposure assessment, indoor air quality investigations, chemical review, and environmental public health. As the owner and Principal Industrial Hygienist at Aura Health and Safety Corporation, she assists clients in solving complex industrial hygiene and environmental health problems. Her technical skills and different perspectives allow her to find viable and practical options for clients struggling with assessment or mitigation of occupational and environmental exposures. Mona has also co-authored over 20 publications and has extensive teaching experience at various universities in Canada and the United States.

With her expertise in occupational and environmental health, Mona would make a great guest on podcasts that cater to middle managers and top managers, as well as workers in industries such as mining, electricity, film and television, airport, construction, and manufacturing. She can provide valuable insights on embracing technology in slow-moving industries, climate change and its impact on occupational settings, and controlling exposures in the film and television industry. 

Levi Kimble

Industrial Hygienist

 Levi Kimble is a dedicated industrial hygienist and partner at Aura, driven by his belief that everyone deserves a safe and healthy work and living environment. With a diverse background in mining, metal refining, construction, and manufacturing, Levi brings extensive industry knowledge to identifying health risks and hazards in various environments. His specialties include exposure and risk assessment, asbestos management, and indoor air quality investigation. He has also conducted investigations on a range of industrial exposures and managed large-scale exposure assessments and data acquisition projects.

His passion for promoting occupational health and safety, combined with his wealth of experience, make him an excellent resource for informative and insightful discussions on improving everyone's understanding of occupational health and safety.

Levi Kimble
Taryn Toic

Taryn Toic

Industrial Hygienist

Taryn Toic is a certified industrial hygienist with a safety-focused background and a passion for creating a healthy and safe environment for all. With over six years of experience as a consultant, she has extensive knowledge in conducting bulk and air sampling for asbestos, developing and implementing exposure control plans, and conducting risk assessments.

Aside from her professional achievements, Taryn is also the President of the local American Industrial Hygiene Association chapter (AIHA BC-Yukon), where she promotes industrial hygiene. Taryn's passion for promoting safety and health in the workplace, combined with her experience and expertise, make her an engaging and valuable guest for any podcast discussing workplace safety and health.

Previous Interviews

Healthier Workplaces

Healthier Workplaces Show

Expert Guidance to Improve Your Workplace Safety

The Riderflex Podcast: Inspiring & Hiring

Riderflex Podcast - Guest Interview #413 - Mona Shum

Best Morning Routine, Ever!

Discovering the Invisible Threats: Unmasking Health Risks in Different Environments w/ Levi

The Manufacturers' Network

Embracing Digital Technology in Industrial Hygiene with Mona Shum

EHS on Tap

E168: Mitigating Workplace Safety Risks

Topic Suggestions

Best practices for middle and top managers in navigating the shift to technology in slow-moving industries

Mitigating risks related to climate change and workplace safety

Innovative strategies for protecting workers and minimizing health risks by controlling exposures in the film and television industry

Lessons learned and best practices for pandemic planning in industries affected by COVID-19

A guide for middle and top managers to assess and mitigate health risks in the occupational setting

Identifying sources and developing effective mitigation strategies to improve indoor air quality

Compliance and company-specific needs in developing effective management programs for hazardous materials

Conveying exposure assessment and control strategies effectively to diverse audiences in industrial hygiene and environmental health

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