Projects

PPS is primarily focused on consulting to local government; however, we provide consulting services to other New England municipalities, public agencies and the public sector as the opportunities arise.  A partial list of projects and clients served are listed below.  Please contact us for more specific project references. We have several years of solid management consulting experience.

Project:                 Food Consulting Services
Client Name:       Health Department, Acton, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC has served as Food Consultant/Inspector since July, 2012.  PPS is responsible for a variety of tasks designated as a part of the Department’s Food Protection Program.  Services include conducting bi-annual routine compliance inspections for over 100 food establishments made up of high-risk, large-scale, medium and small food establishments.   Conduct plan reviews for new food establishments, renovations and for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).

Project:                 Health Agent, Sanitary Inspections and Enforcement
Client Name:       Board of Health, Medfield, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC has served as Health Agent for Sanitary Inspections and Enforcement since July, 2008.  In this role PPS provides sanitary inspectional services and enforcement on behalf of the Medfield Board of Health, to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations.  This includes conducting routine food inspections, temporary food event inspections, investigating food borne illness complaints, and conducting comprehensive food plan reviews.  In addition, PPS staff attends all monthly Board of Health meetings, providing updates and making recommendations.

Project:                 Health Agent, Sanitary Inspections and Enforcement  
Client Name:       Board of Health, Sharon, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC served as Health Agent for Sanitary Inspections and Enforcement. In this role PPS provided sanitary inspectional services and enforcement on behalf of the Sharon Board of Health, to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations. This included conducting routine food inspections, temporary food event inspections, investigating food borne illness complaints, and conducting comprehensive food plan reviews.                                                                               

Project:                 Food Consulting Services    
Client Name:       Health Department, North Andover, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC has served as Food Consultant/Inspector since January, 2011.  PPS is responsible for a variety of tasks designated as a part of the Department’s Food Protection Program.  Services include conducting bi-annual routine compliance inspections for approximately 130 food establishments made up of high-risk, large-scale, medium and small food establishments.   Conduct plan reviews for new food establishments, renovations and for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).                                                                                          

Project:                 Sanitarian Services
Client Name:       Board of Health, Carlisle, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC is contracted by the Carlisle Board of Health to provide backup sanitary inspectional services on an as needed basis since July, 2011.  PPS conducts sanitary code inspections on behalf of the Board of Health, including routine food inspections, temporary food events, public/semi-public pools, housing, etc.

Project:                 Emergency Preparedness Planning Services
Client Name:        Board of Health, Medfield, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC has served as an Emergency Planning Consultant since January, 2007.  In this role PPS provides emergency preparedness planning and training services. PPS completes annual public health emergency preparedness deliverables.  PPS updates and revises emergency plans on an annual basis and conducts 24/7 communication drills.  Responsible for a variety of public health emergency planning activities throughout the year.

Project:                 Hazardous Materials Control Training Services
Client Name:       Health Department, Acton, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC developed and delivered on-site classroom and field based instruction for local health officials related to general hazardous materials control procedures, application review, risk assessment and inspection techniques.

Project:                 Emergency Planner
Client Name:       Plymouth County Public Health Coalition, Plymouth County, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC served the role of Emergency Planner from May, 2008 until August, 2011.  In this role PPS was responsible for the development of various public health emergency plans, for several communities in Plymouth County.  In addition, we assisted the communities with conducting communication drills and emergency preparedness exercises throughout the year.

Project:                 Emergency Drill Evaluator and Consultant
Client Name:       Board of Health, Hudson, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC staff served as Evaluators for annual Flu Clinic/Emergency Dispensing Site Drill.  Comprehensive evaluations were conducted, analyzing several components of the EDS operations.  PPS completed HSEEP compliant After Action Report/Improvement Plan (AAR/IP).

Project:                 Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator
Client Name:       Board of Health, Medfield, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC served as Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Coordinator for the Town of Medfield.  PPS was responsible for working with municipal officials and local community organizations to promote the importance of the MRC and its role in the community.  PPS staff served as liaison to the Region and community as it related to the MRC.  In addition, staff performed professional administrative work related to the development of the MRC and conducted several recruitment seminars and training events.  PPS recently conducted an MRC Emergency Kit Workshop open to all residents of the community, complete with presentations and demonstrations.

Project:                Emergency Preparedness Planning Services
Client Name:      Health Department, Walpole, MA

Description: Public Protection Specialists, LLC has served as an Emergency Planning Consultant providing various planning services including; Enhancing and updating Walpole’s current Emergency Dispensing Site (EDS) Plan, assisting with completion of Technical Assistance Review (TAR) and assistance with preparation for the CDC audit as part of its obligation as a sentinel site.