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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: OSHA and Industrial Hygiene

Specialty Focus: industrial hygiene, health & safety, occupational health, indoor air quality, noise, biological hazards, osha, construction, valley fever, environmental, certified industrial hygienist, workers compensation

Education: MS, CSU Northridge; BS, CSU Northridge

Years in Practice: 35


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Peter Jaramillo, CIH has over 30 years experience in occupational and environmental health & safety. As Principal Industrial Hygienist and owner of Delta Bay Consultants, LLC, Peter performs air and noise monitoring; conducts indoor air quality investigations; develops health & safety programs; conducts hazard/risk assessments; performs ergonomics surveys; assesses work practices, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and emergency preparedness; evaluates confined space and ventilation issues; provides employee training/mentoring; and acts as a technical resource, subject matter expert, and regulatory liaison. Peter also provides expert witness testimony and other litigation support on cases related to occupational health & safety. Peter has provided expert witness services for numerous legal cases involving exposures to Coccidioides immitis (the "Valley fever" pathogen) in the California Central Valley. He has also supported various cases involving exposures to both chemical and biological hazards. Chemical exposures have included welding fumes, diesel exhaust, and bunker fuel. Biological exposures have included histoplasma (a fungus that grows in material contaminated with bird droppings) as well as Valley fever. In addition to operating his own industrial hygiene firm, Peter serves as a corporate CIH for the Oakland office of Intertek/PSI. In 2010, Peter supervised ship decommissioning efforts for the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill cleanup in Pascagoula, MS; he provided decontamination oversight, trained workers, reviewed confined space entry data, and provided recommendations for safety procedures. As the on-site CIH for Merck's San Francisco campus in 2009–2010, Peter directed the animal allergens program, conducted risk assessments, managed the industrial hygiene database, and made regulatory compliance recommendations. Peter has been certified in industrial hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene since 1990.