Jerry A. Formisano, Jr., PhD, CIH, CSP
GKO Environmental Health Services, LLC
Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness, Safety Expert Witness
asbestos, shipboard asbestos, shipyard workers, U.S. Navy, Navy ships, mesothelioma, pesticides, termicides, pesticide applicators, mold, indoor air quality, mold damage, mold spores, reproductive and developmental health, exposure reconstruction, chemical exposures, take-home exposures
United States Navy active duty Industrial Hygiene Officer (1986-2007). Assistant Safety Officer for aircraft carrier (1991-1993). Director of Industrial Hygiene for U.S. Navy and Marines Corps Public Health Command (2003-2007). Senior Industrial Hygienist for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (2007-2013). Extensive field experience with asbestos abatement, asbestos removal, air sampling of asbestos; also carbon composite fibers, organic chemicals, lead, lead dust, welding and metal fumes, and volcanic dust. Trained in asbestos identification techniques.
Specialized industrial hygiene knowledge in exposures to United States Navy personnel who worked in shipyards or served on board U.S. Navy ships, at sea, on shore, and during overhaul.
Safety and health knowledge includes aircraft repair and maintenance (10 years); shipboard corrosion control and metal work (2 years); machine shop safety (15 years).
Research work includes computer modeling of industrial hygiene data, and c...