Brett M Postelli Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Additional States: District Of Columbia and Florida
  • Company: NTSS
  • Phone: (269) 369-5780
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Disaster Recovery and Environmental

Specialty Focus: Emergency Management, Disaster Response, Disaster Debris Removal, Environmental Remediation, Hazardous Waste, High-Hazard Hazardous Materials, Maritime Operations, Safety (Construction/General Industry, Emergency/Disaster Response)

Education: Explosive Ordnance Disposal, TEEX/ISSEE; Police/Fire/EMS (former), State of Michigan

Years in Practice: 30

Additional Information

Brett, has 30 years of experience in public and private sector emergency response, including 15 years (192 recorded missions) of Presidential Declared Disaster operations throughout the United States. In 2019 he published the 2nd. edition of the Hazwoper Handbook – 8-40 Hr. Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response, ISBN-13: 978-1073546565, ISBN-10: 107354656X, in 2020 he published the HIGH-HAZARD - ENERGETIC, REACTIVE & EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS: The High-Hazard Response Technician's Guide to Extremely Hazardous Substances, ISBN-13: 979-8624631564 ASIN: B085RNLN6Y, and is a contributing writer for CERT Responder Magazine. Brett holds a number of national and international certifications in firefighting, emergency medical response, hazardous materials, explosive ordnance disposal, technical rescue, anti-terrorism, communications electronics and is a current member of the: International Society of Explosive Engineers, International Association of Bomb Technicians & Investigators, United States Bomb Technician Association, Antiterrorism Accreditation Board, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, and Amateur Radio Relay League. Relevant Certifications: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Nuclear L-Security Clearance U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers (USACE), UXO Tech, #2657 IMAS/United Nations, Explosive Ordnance Disposal 1 U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers (USACE), EM385-1-1 U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), GROL+Radar, PGGB060714 U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Technician License, KE8AEJ U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, IS-1A, IS-35, IS-100, IS-200, IS-632a., IS-700, IS-800, IS-951 U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Admin. (OSHA), 40Hr HAZWOPER 1910.120 U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Admin. (OSHA), 30Hr Safety 29 CFR 1926 Haztech Systems (CA-026, CA-028) HazCat 2.0 CBRNE/WMD, Field Chemist Michigan State Certified Police Officer/Firefighter/Medical First Responder (1989-1998) American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Instructor