Doug Rush, CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA,MSc, Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Additional States: Louisiana
  • Company: Scopus Consultants, Inc.
  • Phone: 832-544-8245
  • Cell: (832) 544-8245
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Industrial Hygiene and Safety

Keywords/Search Terms:

CIH, CSP, CHMM, Covid, Indoor Air Quality, Toxicology, Asbestos, Environmental, Mold, Legionella, Pesticides, Dermal Assessment, Exposure, Occupational Hygiene, COPD, Forensic Science, Environmental Engineering, Job Hazard Assessment, OSHA, Safety, Warnings & Labels, Products Liability, IAQ


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

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

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, and Hazmat Expert. I help clients with a whole range of health, safety, and environmental challenges, and I have a specialty in industrial hygiene including forensic analysis and testimony associated with current and past exposures to chemical, biological, and safety related injuries and illnesses. 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