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Benjamin Jelin, Ph.D., CIH, CSP

As a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Dr. Benjamin Jelin is a Senior Project Manager based in the New Orleans office with a specialization in Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Consulting services across a variety of industries and industry sectors, with a focus on occupational safety/health and limiting client liability. He has shown to be an efficient and effective manager of projects nationwide by maintaining and ensuring project scheduling, monitoring daily operations, assuring technician and contractor compliance, communicating regularly with clients, regulators, and the public, and developing and reviewing written products for clients. He is familiar with both regulatory and industry standards and guidelines that will help protect workers and the public from hazards, while also limiting client liability.

Dr. Jelin prides himself on being able to take on a variety of complex projects and being able to provide clients with an expert opinion and consultation. His experience includes client consultation in the following areas:

  • Asbestos hazard identification, abatement protocol development (including Negative Exposure Assessments (NEA)), on-site abatement oversight and clearance services
  • Lead-Based Paint and Lead Hazard identification, abatement protocol development, on-site abatement oversight and clearance services
  • Fungal/Microbial/Moisture contamination oversite, abatement/remediation protocol development, on-site abatement/remediation protocol oversight, and project wrap-up consulting services
  • U.S. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Universal Waste sample protocol development, sampling and disposal consultation
  • Confined Space Entry services: Attendant/Competent Person services
  • Indoor Air Quality investigations including unknown environmental contaminants and hazardous materials releases
  • Exposure assessment for health and safety compliance for lead, asbestos, and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
  • Health and safety assessments for construction, heavy industrial, and manufacturing applications
  • Radon hazard identification
  • Mold investigations, remediation design, remediation oversight
  • Environmental insurance claims investigations

Registrations

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CP11428)
Certified Safety Professional (CSP-34878)
Florida Licensed Asbestos Consultant (AX109)
Certified Asbestos Inspector: Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ – Agency Interest (AI)# 190899), the State of Florida and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Certified Asbestos Management Planner: LDEQ (AI# 190899), State of Florida and EPA
Certified Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor: LDEQ (AI# 190899) and EPA
Certified Asbestos Project Designer: LDEQ (AI# 190899), State of Florida and EPA
Certified Lead Inspector: LDEQ (AI# 190899) and EPA
Certified Lead Project Supervisor: LDEQ (AI# 190899) and EPA
Residential Radon Measurement Provider: National Radon Proficiency Program (110256 RT)
Transportation Worker Identification Credential: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Certified Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training: Falck Safety Services

Training

“Fungal Data Interpretation,” EmLab P&K, Remote, Online
“Machine Guarding in Manufacturing” Bowen EHS Remote Online
“How to Conduct an Incident Investigation” Bowen EHS Remote Online
“Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease: Training on Legionella Water Management Programs,” Western Region Public Health Training Center, University of Arizona, Remote Online
“Ethics for Health and Safety Professionals” Bowen EHS, Remote Online
“Benzene: Ubiquitous and Useful” Bowen EHS, Remote Online
“Taking EHS Data Analysis to the Next Dimension, Parts 1 & 2” Bowen EHS, Remote Online
“2-Day Radon Measurement Course,” Spruce Training, Remote Online
“OSHA/EPA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER),” MMG, New Orleans, LA
“AIHA NIOSH 582 Equivalent, Analysis of Asbestos Fibers Utilizing Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM),” EMSL, Cinnaminson, NJ
“Radiation Safety Officer (40-Hour), NV5/Dade Moeller,” Las Vegas Nevada
“OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach,” Remote Online

Education

PhD, Global Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine; New Orleans, LA
MPH, Global Environmental Health Sciences: Disaster Management Concentration, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine; New Orleans, LA
Certificate in Industrial Hygiene, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine; New Orleans, LA
BSPH, Community Health Sciences and Economics (minor), Tulane University; New Orleans, LA