Doug Rush, MSc., CIH, CSP, CHMM, SMS, OHST, REPA Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Safety and Industrial Hygiene

Specialty Focus: Forensic Science, Indoor Air Quality, OSHA, Risk Management, Toxicology, Accident Reconstruction, Disaster Recovery, Asbestos, Environmental, Construction, Hazmat, Exposure Assessment, Chemical Assessment, Site Safety Plan, Demolition, EPA, TSCA, Training, Management Systems, Mold, Legionella

Education: MSc. Environmental Studies, Friends University; BS Industrial Management, Newman University; BS Business Administration, Newman University; AS Applied Science, Community College of the Air Force

Years in Practice: 39


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Summary: I am a hands-on result driven Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) leader with unified technical, business, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. I possess greater than 25 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, Fortune 500 Companies positioned locally and internationally, and Superintendent (CMS) Industrial Hygienist in the USAF. My legal experience includes participation as an expert forensic investigator for legal proceedings including written and oral depositions. My leadership experience includes the management of a team of experts providing expert testimony in workplace incidents including accidents & exposures to industrial chemicals, e.g. asbestos, benzene, welding fumes, lead, mold, etc. I am a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Safety Professional (CSP), Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Safety Management Specialist (SMS), Licensed Asbestos Consultant in Texas, Qualified Asbestos Consultant Nationally, and Hazmat Qualified. Major Accomplishments: -Founding partner and owner of 3 successful professional services businesses -Dual Bachelor Degrees in Industrial Management and Business Administration -Masters Degree in Environmental Studies -USAF Chief Master Sergeant (Superintendent) with over 20 years of experience leading and managing HSE professionals for USAF entities around the world -Comprehensive management of HSE professional services across international borders. Industry Focus: My experience spans many industries including: oil & gas; consulting; waste management, ground water remediation; demolition; asbestos abatement; construction; plastics; chemical refining; machining; general manufacturing; healthcare; asbestos; textiles, and military environments.