Occupational and Environmental Medicine consulting services are available through Verdi Technology, Inc.

Dr. Craner has served as a consultant to US, Canadian, and other international organizations in the following industries and sectors:

  • Mining (gold, silver, other metals/minerals–surface and underground)
  • Manufacturing
    • Electric Vehicles and lithium ion batteries: Tesla Corporate Physician, 2019-2023 full time; contract 2023- ;
    • Lead oxide-based assay flux; lead-acid battery recycling; precious metals recovery; lead shot; casino signs (FRP, neon)
  • Metallurgical laboratory (fire assay, sample prep, metallurgical analysis)
  • Remediation (mold, asbestos, lead): residential and commercial buildings
  • Casino/hotel
  • Government: state and local; university and school systems

(See Clinical Practice for details of medical surveillance and related clinical services services, and webOSCAR™ Health and Safety Compliance Software System)

The scope of consulting services includes:

  • OSHA, MSHA compliance plan/program development and implementation
  • Best Practices program development and implementation
    • Medical surveillance and biological monitoring: program development, data analysis (individual and aggregate)
    • Industrial hygiene:  exposure/hazard monitoring strategy and control plan; data interpretation and integration with medical surveillance
    • Process safety management (PSM), regulatory inspection, citation and penalty abatement, regulatory audit
  • Compliance program audit (review and walk-through with/before/after inspections)
  • Hazardous materials communication (HazComm) and Emergency Response
  • Risk Assessment and Risk Communication
  • Data analysis
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) selection, application, fit testing, and clearance criteria
  • Training
    • Live and web-based
    • Supervisors, employees, managers
  • Site visit inspections

Epidemiological Investigation

  • Suspected or confirmed occupational or environmental diseases
  • Hazardous exposures
  • Indoor air quality/mold contamination

Expert consultation and testimony (plaintiff and defendant)

  • Qualified in state (NV, CA) and federal courts as an expert in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Applied research