Owner/Founder, Pacific Industrial Hygiene, LLC.
(2005 to present Kirkland, WA)
Larry Lee, CIH is the owner and founder of Pacific Industrial Hygiene, LLC. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist with over twenty years of comprehensive industrial hygiene consulting experience. He is an EPA asbestos certified Building Inspector and Project Designer. In addition, Mr. Lee is OSHA 40 hour certified in Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Operations as a worker and supervisor. His technical expertise on restoration projects for school districts, universities, hospitals and private industry have given him a well-rounded background for project management relating to asbestos, lead, and microbial projects as well. Mr. Lee’s vast experience and credentials allow him to quickly assess your industrial hygiene issues and solve your problems.
Certified Industrial Hygienist, Argus Pacific, Inc.
(August 1999 to October 2005 Seattle, WA)
Responsibilities included industrial hygiene division business development and consulting (~$1 million revenue FY 2004), project management, supervision and training support. Areas of technical expertise included asbestos, lead, indoor air quality, mold & microbial contamination, healthcare construction & infection control, training, industrial hygiene sampling, site safety & health auditing, hazardous waste operations, construction safety, regulatory compliance, and risk communication.
Certified Industrial Hygienist, Prezant Associates, Inc.
(1992 to August 1999 Seattle, WA)
Primary responsibilities included business development and marketing, project management, supervision, training support, and technical staff development. Generated over $250,000 in revenue in 1998. Areas of technical expertise included asbestos, lead, indoor air quality, microbial contamination, training, industrial hygiene sampling, site safety & health auditing, hazardous waste clean up, construction safety, regulatory compliance, and risk communication.
Project Manager, Hunter, Inc.
(1988 to 1992 Lincoln, MA)
Lead asbestos supervision and training. As a lead Project Manager trained and supervised staff of ten Project Managers and Industrial Hygiene Technicians in support of local and national asbestos projects. Responsible for recruitment, training and evaluation of environmental field staff. Developed bid proposals and prepared asbestos removal specifications for public and private building projects. As an asbestos Project Manager, established asbestos related field offices in Denver, Memphis, and St. Louis in support of six-week duration projects. Responsibilities included bid proposal, budgeting, logistics, and support administration. Supervised and trained a team of Industrial Hygienists during field surveys. Performed over four hundred asbestos inspections for national and local clients. Provided technical support for indoor air quality and industrial hygiene surveys.
NOHC 2010 – Industrial hygiene ethics
AIHce 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
Stem Cell Transplant Nursing, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 2010
ASTM D22 Johnson Conference, Burlington, VT 2009
Infectious Diseases and the Role of the IH in Preventing and Managing the Coming Pandemic, 6th International Indoor Air Quality Symposium, Chicago, IL 2006
Current Issues in Industrial Hygiene Practice, PNS-AIHA Spring Symposium, Lacey, WA 2005
Healthcare Construction and Infection Control, Puget Sound APIC, Burien, WA 2005
Medical Surveillance–Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health, PNSAIHA, Lacey, WA 2005
Risk and Crisis Communication, American Industrial Hygiene Association National Conference, Anaheim, CA 2005
Green Buildings, Healthy Buildings Alliance, Seattle, WA 2005
Mold: University of Tulsa, Las Vegas, NV 2004
Mold Remediation: The National Quest for Uniformity, ACGIH, Orlando, FL 2003
Mold: The Next Asbestos, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2003
Risk Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2003
Legal Aspects of Health & Safety PNS-AIHA Spring Symposium, Tumwater, WA 2003
Fungal Infections and Mold Health Effects, American Thoracic Society, Seattle, WA 2003
Bloodborne Pathogens Update, Puget Sound APIC 2003
APIC International Conference in Infection Control, San Antonio, TX 2003
APIC International Conference in Infection Control, Nashville, TN 2002
Hazardous Materials for Medical Personnel, Emergency Management Institute, January 2002
Emergency Response to Terrorism: Self-Study, National Fire Academy, November 2001
APIC International Conference in Infection Control, Seattle, WA 2001
Medical Management of Chemical & Biological Warfare Casualties, USAMRIID Teleconference 2001
Occupational Dermatitis, NOHC. Seaside OR 2001
Mitigation and Remediation Strategies for Microbiologically Contaminated Large Buildings, Mid-Atlantic Environmental Resource Center, Philadelphia, PA 2000
Mold Sampling and Data Interpretations, American Indoor Air Quality Council, Seattle, WA 2000
Mold the Regulatory Perspective American Indoor Air Quality Council, Seattle, WA 2000
Healthcare Facility Construction Management: Indoor Air Quality Workshop, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2000
Legal and Insurance Issues and Mold American Indoor Air Quality Council 1999
Damage Mitigation and Building Restoration (Fire, Water & Mold), MEHRC, Philadelphia, PA 1998
ACGIH Bioaerosols Workshop, San Diego, CA 1997
Certification, EPA-AHERA Building Inspector and Project Designer 1997
Certification, 16 hr. Lead Abatement/Inspection 1997
Certification, American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Certified Industrial Hygienist 1996
80 hour trained OSHA HAZWOPER
Certified Industrial Hygienist CP#6934 1995
Unusual challenges in healthcare construction and infection prevention, NOHC, Portland, WA 2010
Wet methods: Removing asbestos-contaminated sediments from the Hylebos Waterway, NOHC, Portland, OR 2010
Post-construction cleaning, ASHES, National Harbor, MD 2010
Green cleaning and healthcare, IAQA, Seattle, WA 2010
Hospital Construction and Infection Control, ASHES, Reno, NV 2009
Aspergillosis Outbreak Investigation, ASTM Johnson Conference, Burlington, VT 2009
An Improved Method for Determining Low Concentrations of Airborne Opportunistic Environmental Fungi in Protected Healthcare Environments, AIHce, Minneapolis, MN 2008
An Overview of Industrial Hygiene Issues in Healthcare, Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Olympia, WA 2008
Sampling for Opportunistic Fungi in Healthcare Environments, AIHce, Philadelphia, PA 2007
Practical Indoor Air Quality, AOHP, Seattle, WA 2007
HB 1106 Mandatory Reporting of Healthcare Acquired Infections in Washington State, Montana Hospital Association, Billings, MT 2007
The Unimaginable, NARPM, Seattle, WA 2007
Managing the Discovery of Asbestos-Containing Sediments: A Case Study, International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, Savannah, GA 2007
Sampling for Opportunistic Fungi in Healthcare Environments, Northwest Occupational Health Conference, Wenatchee, WA 2006
Responding to Flooding in Healthcare Environments, Puget Sound APIC, Tukwila, WA 2006
Achieving Contractor Compliance with ICRA Requirements, AIHce, Chicago, IL 2006
Building Dynamics & Air Pathways for Opportunistic Fungi for Healthcare Construction and Infection Control, Puget Sound APIC, Burien, WA 2005
Responding to Mold Growth: Washington Community Associations Institute, Bellevue, WA 2005
Mold growth and health effects: The Mold Challenge in Washington State for the National Business Institute, Seattle, WA 2005
Mold growth and health effects: The Mold Challenge in Washington State for the National Business Institute, Seattle, WA 2004
"Mold Removal Considerations Regarding Immune Compromised Patients." Mold Remediation: The National QUEST for Uniformity Symposium, American Conference of Governmental Hygienists, Orlando, FL, 2003
"A routine surveillance technique for identifying excess moisture and fungal growth (poster)." APIC National, San Antonio, TX 2003
A program for preventing microbial growth and addressing IAQ concerns in a hospital following a water leak, IAQ 2002, San Diego, CA 2002
"Understanding the Limitations of Viable Fungi Air Samplers and Air Sampling in Hospital Settings " APIC National, Nashville, TN 2002
"Infection Control & Hospital Construction." Central Washington APIC, Yakima, WA 2001
"Hospital Construction and Infection Control." Puget Sound APIC, Silverdale, WA 2001
"Fungal Air Sampling." Puget Sound APIC, Seattle, WA 2001
Mold Panel Discussion, American IAQ Council, Seattle, WA 2001
"Construction Impacts on Indoor Air Quality in a Health Care Setting." ACHMM National Convention, Portland, OR 2000
"A Program of Drying and Microbial Growth Prevention in a Hospital Following an Accidental Water Leak." Proceedings: 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate, Monterey, CA 2002. Pg. 72-77
"Mold Remediation: The National Quest for Uniformity." ACGIH, Orlando, FL 2003.
"What Causes Mold Growth?" The Mold Challenge in Washington, National Business Institute, Inc. 2004. Pg 13-49.
Master of Public Administration and Coastal Zone Management, University of West Florida, 1983.
Bachelor of Science in Marine Studies, University of Massachusetts, 1981.