Charles M. Barnhart, CIH
Senior Industrial Hygienist
B.S., Environmental Resource Management, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Industrial Hygiene/Safety Training Course, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Hazardous Waste Operations and Response, 40 hour OSHA Course; 8 hour Refresher on 4/11/2003
Assessing and Managing Occupational Exposures, Self-Study Course, 3/2002, American Industrial Hygiene Association
U.S. Laws and Environmental Regulations, Self-Study Course, 4/2003, ABS Group Inc./Government Institutes
Certified Industrial Hygienist - 1981
Certified Pennsylvania Asbestos Designer and Building Inspector. (Note: to be refreshed for PA Asbestos Designer on July 1, 2003).
Mr. Barnhart is a seasoned professional with diversified experience and progressive responsibilities in Industrial Hygiene and Safety. His experience and areas of expertise include:
Extensive experience in employee exposure; indoor air quality; and office ergonomic assessments, and respirator fit testing.
Compliance audits and oversight inspections of contractor safety and health practices.
Asbestos abatement project management.
Indoor air quality project management.
Development of asbestos and lead abatement specifications.
Employee training, data analysis, and technical writing.
Asbestos Program Management
Developed an asbestos abatement removal specification for a utility company that addressed OSHA asbestos compliance issues for abatement contractors. Established a uniform company-document to govern asbestos abatement.
Managed asbestos abatement projects at multiple locations throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey in consultation with facilities management departments.
Coordinated health and safety contractor oversight of asbestos abatement work. Increased assurance of safe conditions for office employees in adjacent areas.
Construction Safety and Safety Management
Participated in an accident investigation team to determine the cause of a workplace fatality. Developed new procedures to avoid future accidents.
Conducted inspections and audits of contractor safety and health performance.
Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene
Authored many technical reports on employee exposure assessments to chemical and physical agents. Resulted in management allocation of necessary resources on multiple recommendations.
Initiated indoor air quality investigations to address employee concerns or reports of dusts, odors, chemical releases.
Coordinated indoor air quality investigations at multiple locations. Reviewed and approved all reports before release to the client.
Evaluated and analyzed results of numerous employee chemical, physical, and indoor air quality test results. Contributed to protection of employees from harmful chemical, physical and biological agents.
Analyzed results of employee and area chemical and noise exposure data. Led to protection of employees from harmful chemical and physical agents.
Managed a utility company's hazardous substance control program.
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