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 Expert  723741

Expert in Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Asbestos, Lead Based Paint, Environmental

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Kentucky (KY)
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Performed indoor air quality assessments for over twenty years. Experienced in testing for fungi (mold), bacteria, endotoxins, allergens, volatile organic compounds (VOC), welding fume, asbestos, silica, particulates, and gases.

air-quality assessment

Managed and performed numerous asbestos projects for over twenty years. Inspected hundreds of facilities for asbestos. Designed asbestos abatement projects. Have coordinated with Architects and Engineers to develop abatement plans and schedules that minimize interference with building renovations and building operations. Managed and performed hundreds of air monitoring projects to evaluate asbestos exposure.

asbestos environmental effect


asbestos safety

Expert is a Certified Industrial Hygienist with degrees in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry. He has over twenty years of experience. He has reviewed chemical safety procedures, performed air monitoring, evaluated employee chemical exposure, and recommended hazard remediation procedures.

chemical safety

Expert is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional who is well versed in OSHA regulations. He has presented many Hazcom training programs. He has written hazardous communication programs.

Hazard Communication Standard

As a Certified Industrial Hygienist with over twenty years of experience, Expert is well versed in the field of industrial hygiene. Expert has performed hundreds of industrial hygiene evaluations. Expert has performed IH surveys for plating shops, metal fabication facilities, smelters, power plants, chemical plants, warehouses and distribution centers, laboratories, office buildings, and construction sites. His expertise includes: asbestos, lead based paint, welding fume, metals, volatile organic compounds, noise dosimetry, and silica.

Expert is well versed in the use of a wide range of direct reading instruments as well as the analytical methods used to assess employee and environmental exposures to hazardous materials. Principal industrial hygiene and safety consultant for numerous commercial, public, and school organizations.


industrial hygiene


lead paint

Expert has provided design recommendations for hazardous chemical exposure remediation. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry besides being a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional.

industrial hygiene engineering

Expert has inspected numerous facilities for mold. After the facilities have been inspected, Expert has developed work plans and contract documents for remediation. Expert has performed post remediation inspections to verify the work was performed properly.

mold remediation

Expert has over twenty years of experience in Occupational Health. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional. He is well versed in occupational safety and health topics. He is an instructor for the OSHA 10 Hour and 30 Construction Safety programs.

occupational health


occupational safety

Noise exposure is a challenge for many businesses. Expert has performed facility noise exposure evaluations. Work has included: personnel noise dosimetry, sound level measurements, designation of areas with elevated noise levels, and evaluations of Hearing Conservation Programs.

OSHA 29CFR 1910.95

Expert has over twenty years of environmental health management experience in industrial, government, and commercial settings.

He has performed inspection, design, and project management for asbestos, developed safety programs and conducted training for asbestos workers, and performed industrial hygiene sampling.



Expert is a Certified Safety Professional. He has developed safety and health programs for numerous clients, assisted with the defense of OSHA citations, developed and provided safety training. He is an OSHA certified Training Instructor.


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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Cincinnati, Ohio;  Hamilton, Ohio;  Lexington, Kentucky;  Louisville, Kentucky;  Owensboro, Kentucky;  and Bloomington, Indiana.

Often requested
with this expert:

Mold, Industrial Hygiene, Indoor Air Quality, Toxins,...
General Industrial Hygiene; Toxicology; Laboratory Safety;...
Industrial Hygiene and Chemical Regulations, Asbestos
Hazard Communications, Toxicological Reviews, MSDS...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1986   B.S. ChE.   Chemical Engineering   University of Kentucky  
1984   B.A.   Chemistry   Eastern Kentucky University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1996 to







Managed and developed environmental safety and health services firm. Managed industrial hygiene, safety, and training operations. Established laboratory for analysis of asbestos, metals, and fungi.

1993 to 1998


MSL - Guardian Laboratories


Industrial Hygiene, Field Services


Certified Industrial Hygienist


Managed the industrial hygiene and field services department of a regional AIHA accredited laboratory.

1987 to 1993


Loss Control Inc.


Industrial Hygiene


Industrial Hygienist, Design Engineer


Designed asbestos abatement projects, performed numerous asbestos, lead, and mold inspections, performed industrial hygiene sampling, and conducted facility safety inspections.

1986 to 1987


Milliken and Company


Enterprise Plant, Finishing, Face Finishing Depts.


Shift Manager


Managed shift operations in two departments in a textile dye and finishing plant. Responsible for personnel, production, quality, and safety.

1984 to 1986


Loss Control, Inc.


Industrial Hygiene


Asbestos Air Monitor, Junior Industrial Hygienist, Computer Programmer


Performed asbestos air monitoring, industrial hygiene testing, and wrote computer programs for office functions.

Career Accomplishments:



CIH - Certified Industrial Hygienist, CSP - Certified Safety Professional, Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner, Asbestos Project Designer, Lead Hazard Inspector/Risk Assessor, Lead Hazard Project Designer

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, Air & Waste Management Association  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2002 to   General Services Administration (GSA)   Environmental Services Contractor   Industrial hygiene, asbestos, lead, and indoor air quality services were provided for a variety of projects.
1998 to   U. S. Postal Service   Environmental Services Contractor   Performed over 300 building inspections for asbestos, lead paint, and radon in postal facilities. Performed industrial hygiene and safety evaluations.
2004 to   Louisville Metro OSHA   Environmental Services   Conducted asbestos, lead paint, and indoor air quality testing. Performed industrial hygiene investigations.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Porter Paints, Louisville, KY - Reviewed and edited hazardous materials labeling and MSDS information for over 1500 raw materials.
  • Environmental Tobacco Smoke Research - Performed industrial hygiene testing as part of a research project on the effects of tobacco smoke in bars and restaurants.
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist for crane rehabilitation and generator rehabilitation at Wolf Creek Hydroelectric Power Plant. Designed and managed hazardous materials plans during the construction process.
  • Performed asbestos, lead, and radon surveys in over 300 postal facilities. Entered data into an electronic database for future use by the USPS.
  • Performed comprehensive indoor air quality testing at a U.S. Government Agency. Testing was performed for fungi, bacteria, endotoxins, volatile organic compounds, particulates, and common atmospheric gases.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Air Quality.
  • OSHA certified trainer/professional expert.
  • Expert for consulting on Solvent Replacement.
  • Expert Packaging engineer for consulting on Drum specification selection.
  • Expert in MSDS for cured UV ink.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert witness for industrial hygiene, safety, asbestos, lead based paint, indoor air quality, and mold cases. Testified for depositions to incorporate industrial hygiene sampling data into worker compensation cases. Expert witness for employers challenging OSHA citations.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Industrial hygienist expert for consulting as an expert witness.
  • Commercial baking oven expert for consulting on asbestos issues.
  • Dry cleaning expert for consulting on laundry, dry cleaning press pads.
  • Expert for consulting on Search for expert in lead smelter.
  • Odor expert for identifying smell in RV, suspected formaldehyde.
  • Expert in asbestos exposure and fabrics for consulting on asbestos litigation.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Market Research:
Experienced in LEEDS (Green Buildings), themography (infrared), and other state-of-the-art environmental testing.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

NIOSH 582 equivalent course for sampling and counting airborne asbestos fibers. Lead based paint worker training. Asbestos workers and supervisors course. Asbestos awareness training. Lead paint awareness training. Inspecting and sampling buildings for mold contamination. Managing asbestos, lead, and mold issues in buildings. OSHA 10 Hour and 30 Hour Safety Courses.

Other Skills and Services

Expert is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). He has over twenty years of experience performing industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental projects. He is licensed as an asbestos inspector, management planner, and project designer. He is licensed as a lead hazard inspector, risk assessor, and project designer. His background includes indoor air quality and mold investigations, project design, and remediation. He is familiar with LEEDS testing requirements for Green Buildings Certification. In addition to standard building inspection techniques, he has used thermography to evaluate building conditions.


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