Doug Rush, MSc., CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA Expert Witness
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General Specialties: Industrial Hygiene and Safety

Specialty Focus: Safety, Forensic Science, Industrial Hygiene, Indoor Air Quality, OSHA, Risk, Product Liability, Toxicology, Accident Reconstruction, Asbestos, Environmental, Hazmat, Chemical Exposure, Disaster Recovery, Ergonomics, Mold, Legionella, Products Liability, Pesticides, Covid Pandemic, Benzene

Education: MSc. Environmental Studies, ; BS Industrial Management, ; BS Business Administration, ; AS Applied Science,

Years in Practice: 40


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Summary of Experience I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), EPA Nationally Qualified Asbestos Consultant, Licensed Asbestos Consultant in Texas, and OSHA Hazmat Qualified. My experience encompasses the leadership and management of teams of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) experts including industrial hygienists, safety professionals, environmental engineers, medical doctors, nurses, and technicians in workplace incidents and exposures to industrial chemicals and substances such as asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, pesticides, among others. My accomplishments include participation as an expert forensic HSE investigator in legal proceedings including written and oral depositions and product liability cases. I am a hands-on, result driven HSE leader with unified technical, business, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. I possess greater than 35 years of leadership in senior management roles. I have founded 3 full service-consulting firms with a staff of up to 40 full-time professionals. My experience is focused in consulting & engineering entities, Global 2000 Companies, positioned locally and internationally, and other leadership roles including management of HSE programs as a Chief Master Sergeant (CMS) Superintendent Industrial Hygienist in the USAF. Major Accomplishments: • Founding Partner and Owner of 3 successful professional service businesses • Dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Industrial Management and Business Administration • Master of Science Degree in Environmental Studies • USAF Chief Master Sergeant (CMS) Superintendent with over 20 years of experience leading and managing HSE professionals on USAF installations around the world • Comprehensive management of HSE professional services across international borders