As a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Mr. Chapman also serves as a resource in safety and industrial hygiene related issues for ECS in general.
Mr. Chapman performs all aspects of indoor air quality monitoring and evaluations including microbial assessments and remediation activity.
Other duties include performing and managing projects such as OSHA compliance surveys (for exposures to solvents, dusts, and noise) and development of recommendations for abatement of identified concerns.
Particular projects have included sampling and evaluation of various operations in both public and private sector facilities in the mid-Atlantic region involving Bioaerosols, air quality, noise, hazardous materials, welding, spray-painting, solvent manufacture/mixing, polishing/buffing, and recycling operations.
Other duties include performing ventilation assessments, expert witness testimony, and Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments. Asbestos and lead services include building inspections for lead and asbestos, preparation of management plans for asbestos and lead, preparation of specifications and abatement plans for lead and asbestos removal projects, inspections and monitoring abatement contractors to ensure compliance with project specifications and applicable federal and state regulations, and final clearance testing to verify contractor’s completion of work.
• MS, Biomedical Engineering (Industrial Hygiene) Medical College of Virginia, 1996
• BS, Biology Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1988
• BS, Anthropology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1986
• Certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene in Comprehensive Practice
• OSHA Health and Safety Training-29 CFR 1910.120
• OSHA Authorized Instructor – General Industry and Construction Industry
• Virginia Accredited/Licensed Asbestos Inspector and Management Planner
• Virginia Accredited/Licensed Asbestos Project Designer
• Virginia Accredited/Licensed Asbestos Project Monitor
• Virginia Accredited/Licensed Lead-Based Paint Inspector/Risk Assessor
1996-97 Participated as part of an exploratory committee for the University of Richmond in Development of an Environmental Health and Safety undergraduate course program.
1996-97 President of Virginia Industrial Hygiene Council – Lobbying Group of the Virginia Local Section chapters of the AIHA
1997-98 Participated as part of a focus group for the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University effort to establish a graduate Industrial Hygiene course Program.
1998-2021 Member of a steering committee for the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (VOSH) annual conference.
2008-2012 Appointed by Gov. of Virginia – DPOR Board for Home Inspectors, Asbestos, Mold and Lead
2014 – 2019 Member of the IICRC S540 Consensus Committee – Trauma Scene Clean-up Standard
2013- 2016 President – CVS-AIHA (local chapter)
1991 Presented a paper on Quality Improvement of Asbestos Abatement Projects at the Virginia Safety Association’s annual meeting (Norfolk).
1995 Served as Program Chair for Environmental Auditing at the Central Virginia AIHA Fall Seminar (Richmond).
1995 Presented a joint paper on Environmental Concerns During Renovation Projects at the Virginia Association of Physical Plant Administrators annual meeting (UVA, Charlottesville).
1996 Published an article in Virginia’s Environment (magazine) on The Impact of the New OSHA Regulations on Asbestos to Building Owners.
1996 Participated as part of a panel during the Virginia Land Institute’s Seminar on Environmental Concerns in Real Estate (Richmond).
2000 Participated in the AIHA National Leadership Conference held in Arlington, Virginia.
2001 Presented a paper to the Homebuilders Association of Richmond (Remodelers Council and Restoration Committee) on Indoor Air Quality and Microbial Evaluation and Testing
2002 Presented a joint paper on microbial assessment and remediation at the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Annual Conference in Roanoke, Virginia
2002 Panel member for an open discussion/presentation on Addressing Microbial Concerns During Restoration Projects – Homebuilders Association of Richmond (Remodelers Council and Restoration Committee) meeting
2002 Presented Paper on Solving Indoor Air Quality Concerns at the Winter Meeting of the Virginia Community College System
2003 Conducted a joint presentation to the Richmond Bar Association on Mold and Litigation Concerns
2004 Presented a paper on Current Issues in Mold Abatement to the Southwest Virginia Waste Management Association Annual Meeting
2005 Presented a paper on Solving Indoor Air Quality Problems to the Architect of the Capital – Washington D.C.
2010 Presentation to Central Virginia Section of the American Society of Safety Engineers on Industrial Hygiene Sampling
2011 Co-presented presentation at the EIA National Meeting in Savannah, “So You Have to Testify”
2012 Presented a Presentation to the Assurance Societies of Virginia (trade association of insurance groups) on mold
2013 Co-presented a paper at the EIA National Meeting in Washington DC on Problem Abatement Projects.
2014 Presenter – Apartment Safety Coalition Conference Chesterfield Virginia
2014 Presented Asbestos, LBP, and mold issues in housing at AHMA Conference in Richmond Va
2014 Presented papers on H&S considerations on Meth Lab Clean-ups, and EHS Certifications at the 2014 VOSH Conf. Roanoke Va
2015 Presented a paper at the EIA National conference in Atlanta Ga on Exposure to heavy metals during Aircraft Hanger Clean-up.
2016 Presented paper on IICRC S-540 Trauma Scene Clean-up Standards at the 2016 VOSH Conf.
2017 Publication – Contributor and Consensus Committee ANSI/IICRC S540 Trauma and Crime Scene Clean-up
2017 Presented Hazardous Materials at the Virginia Society of Healthcare Engineer Conference Fredericks Virginia
2017 Presented Asbestos, LBP, and mold issues at the PMA Maintenance Summit in Greenbelt Md
2017 Presented Overview of the new BSR*/IICRC S540 Trauma and Crime Scene Clean-up Standard at EIA National Conf. in Orlando Fla.
2018 Publication on asbestos misconceptions May 2018 issue of PMA magazine
2019 Overview of EHS certifications – 24th Annual VOSH Conference September 2019 Va Beach Va
2020 AGC Environmental Conf. – co-presented Mold and Moisture concerns in new Construction July 2020
2020 Presentation Environmental Hazards for chapter meeting of
Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors Oct. 2020
2021 Overview of EHS certifications – Annual VOSH Conference March 2023 Va Beach Va