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Expert in Occupational Health and Safety; Industrial Hygiene

Expert ID: 732471 Michigan, USA

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Expert is an industrial hygienist with 20 years of experience. He is certified in general practice. He has experience in a variety of industries, consulting and governmental industrial hygiene and safety. He is an expert in confined spaces, ventilation, ergonomics, blood borne infectious diseases and regulatory compliance. He has specific expertise in disaster response and was on site at the World Trade Center recovery effort, Hurricane Katrina response and for the Enbridge Oil Spill in Michigan.

Expert has developed professional development courses for national audiences in permit required confined spaces. Expert has developed educational classes for the MIOSHA Training Institute for blood borne infectious diseases, permit required confined spaces and medical services and first aid. He has instructed professionals in hazard communication, noise, personal protective equipment hazardous waste operations and emergency response. He has assisted arranging TED talks at Saginaw Valley State University and the Safe Patient Handling General Industry Forum at University of Michigan.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan - Grand Rapids, Michigan - Warren, Michigan - Flint, Michigan - Sterling Heights, Michigan - Lansing, Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan - Livonia, Michigan - Dearborn, Michigan - Westland, Michigan

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: MS Subject: Occupational and Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene program, Institution: Wayne State University
Year: 1992 Degree: BS Subject: Environmental Science and Engineering Institution: Lake Superior State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2000 to 2015 Employer: Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration Title: Industrial Hygiene Specialist Department: General Industry Enforcement Responsibilities: Infectious disease specialist responsible for developing policy and enforcement programs. Enforcement industrial hygienist responsible for auditing a wide variety of industry for compliance with occupational health and safety regulation.
Years: 1997 to 2000 Employer: Dow Corning Title: Corporate Industrial Hygieneist Department: Corporate Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Loss Prevention Responsibilities: Responsible for development, implementation and management of the industrial hygiene programs for approximately 2500 employees at eight Dow Corning facilities in North America. Conduct Responsible Care and health and safety audits of Dow Corning facilities including domestic and international manufacturing sites for compliance with corporate, local, national and international health and safety standards.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2000 to 2015 Agency: USA / Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Administration Role: Industrial Hygiene Specialist Description: Infectious disease specialist responsible for developing policy and enforcement programs. Enforcement industrial hygienist responsible for auditing a wide variety of industry for compliance with occupational health and safety regulation.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Industrial Hygiene Association, Full Member
Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society, Board of Directors
American Industrial Hygiene Association Ergonomics Committee, Committee Member
American Industrial Hygiene Association, IH Value Strategy Project, Committee Member
Industrial Hygienists Without Borders, Committee Member
American Industrial Hygiene Association Confined Spaces Committee, Committee Member
Licenses / Certifications
American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Diplomat, certificate number 7997 CP

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