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Contact Darren Cayton
(252) 670-4292
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Darren Cayton, CIH

Certified Industrial Hygienist
Darren Cayton has over 15 years of industrial hygiene experience encompassing both private industry and consulting.  His industrial hygiene experience includes various industries and manufacturing processes such as pharmaceutical (potent compounds and cytotoxic drugs), pulp & paper, chemical, lumber, automotive, containerboard, aircraft, mining, food processing, and construction.

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He has provided a broad range of health and safety services for clients throughout the United States and Canada. Services provided include conducting workplace exposure monitoring for airborne contaminants, personal and environmental noise studies, conducting Industrial Hygiene Risk Assessments, heat stress evaluations, respirator fit testing, performing facility health and safety audits. He has provided Contract Industrial Hygiene program management for clients as well.  His pharmaceutical experience consists of workplace exposure monitoring for active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) including potent compounds and/or cytotoxic drugs, evaluating APIs and excipients for compound categorization ratings.

Education

  • B.S. Environmental Health with a concentration in Industrial Hygiene, East Carolina University — Greenville, NC, 1995.

Certification

  • Certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (Comprehensive Practice)

Association Memberships

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – Full Member
  • Academy of Industrial Hygiene – Diplomate
  • Carolinas Section AIHA – Member
  • American Society of Safety Engineers – Professional Member
  • Eastern Carolina Chapter of the ASSE – Member


Contact Dennis Forbis
(336) 931-5046
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Dennis Forbis, CIH, CSP

Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional
Dennis Forbis is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with more than twenty-five years’ experience in the environmental, health and safety industry. Dennis has provided industrial hygiene consulting services for a wide range of clients, in varied work environments. His consulting experience includes services for a number of public and private institutions, public utilities and industry.

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Mr. Forbis’ practice has included a significant number of asbestos and lead-based paint projects, including coordination of large-scale inspection efforts for OSHA, EPA-AHERA and -NESHAP compliance. He has likewise written specifications for asbestos and lead hazard abatement projects. He has trained asbestos workers in all four OSHA classifications, and developed a number of Operations and Maintenance Programs for his clients. Dennis has conducted a significant number of Indoor Air Quality investigations, chemical exposure assessments, noise assessments and has developed workplace compliance programs for a variety of clients/industries.

Education

  • BS in Occupational Safety and Health at North Carolina A&T State University – Greensboro, North Carolina

Certifications

  • Certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (Comprehensive Practice)
  • Certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (Comprehensive Practice)
  • Waste Management Institute Certificate through North Carolina A&T State University
  • North Carolina Asbestos Supervising Air Monitor
  • North Carolina and Virginia Asbestos Inspector
  • North Carolina and Virginia Asbestos Management Planner
  • North Carolina and Virginia Asbestos Project Designer
  • Virginia Project Manager
  • North Carolina Lead Paint Inspector
  • North Carolina Lead Paint Risk Assessor

Association Memberships

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – Member
  • Academy of Industrial Hygiene – Diplomate
  • Carolinas Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association – Member
  • American Society of Safety Engineers – Professional Member
  • Triad Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers – Member


Contact Brian Kareis
(336) 931-6207
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Brian Kareis, CIH, PE

Certified Industrial Hygienist and Professional Engineer

Brian Kareis is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Professional Engineer with over twenty years of consulting experience. He has provided environmental and industrial hygiene consulting services to a wide variety of clients. These include petroleum refineries, chemical manufacturers, steel plants, power plants, banks, schools and universities, federal, state and local governmental agencies, insurance companies, fertilizer manufacturing, real estate developers, law firms, architectural and engineering firms, contractors, and other environmental and industrial hygiene consulting firms.

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His areas of expertise include conducting exposure assessments for a wide variety of chemical and physical agents, asbestos, indoor air quality and mold, environmental site assessments and remediation, database development, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and radon surveys, potable and non-potable water sampling and testing, and environmental and industrial hygiene training.

Mr. Kareis is an EPA approved asbestos and lead-based paint trainer. He has conducted asbestos training for supervisors, inspectors, workers, management planners, designers, air monitors, and analysts. He has also conducted training for lead-based paint supervisors, inspectors, workers, and risk assessors. Other training courses that he has developed and taught include Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), asbestos operations and maintenance, hazard communication, industrial hygiene, mold remediation, and environmental site assessments.

Education

  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University – University Park, PA, 1981

Certifications

  • Certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (Comprehensive Practice)

License

  • Professional Engineer (Texas)

Association Memberships

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – Member
  • Academy of Industrial Hygiene – Diplomate

Contact Mike Kindley
(704) 609-5731
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Michael Kindley, CIH

Certified Industrial Hygienist
Mr. Kindley has over 16 years experience providing industrial hygiene and environmental consulting services to a wide range of clients, including both private industry, and local, state, and federal agencies throughout the United States and overseas. Experience includes performing workplace exposure monitoring for airborne contaminants, personal and environmental noise studies, indoor environmental quality investigations, ventilation studies, and respiratory fit testing.

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He has extensive asbestos experience, including performing inspections, conducting air monitoring, and developing management plans. He has been a lead instructor for EPA AHERA-approved Asbestos Inspector, Asbestos Supervisor, Asbestos Worker, and Asbestos Management Planner courses, and was instrumental in developing worksite-specific Asbestos O & M Training for the U. S. Postal Service, Northeast Region. Education

  • B.S., Earth Science, University of North Carolina–Charlotte, NC, 1986
  • B.A., History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1975

Certifications

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (8391 CP)
  • NC Accredited Asbestos Air Monitor – #80656
  • NC Accredited Asbestos Inspector – #11484
  • NC Accredited Asbestos Management Planner – #20750
  • NC Accredited Asbestos Supervising Air Monitor – #90133
  • SC Accredited Asbestos Air Sampler
  • SC Accredited Asbestos Inspector
  • SC Accredited Management Planner

Association Memberships

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – Member
  • Carolinas Section AIHA – Member

Contact Al Lynch
(336) 931-5019
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Al Lynch, Jr., CIH

Certified Industrial Hygienist

Al Lynch has over ten years of comprehensive industrial hygiene experience. He has provided a wide range of on-site services to clients nationwide, including workplace exposure monitoring for airborne contaminants, noise surveys, heat stress evaluations, industrial ventilation system evaluations, confined space evaluations, and indoor environmental quality investigations.

He has extensive experience in conducting asbestos monitoring and asbestos containment inspections. Al has also conducted respiratory protection training, fit testing and pulmonary function testing for a number of large national clients.

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Education

  • B.S., Occupational Safety & Health, North Carolina A&T State University – Greensboro, NC, 1983

Certifications

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (9152 CP)
  • NC Accredited Air Monitor – #80063
  • NC Accredited Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor – #20089

Association Memberships

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – Member
  • Carolina Section AIHA – Member

Contact Tony Watson
(336) 931-5036
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Tony Watson, MSPH, CIH, CSP

Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional

Tony Watson is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional with over twelve years of consulting experience. His extensive industrial hygiene surveillance experience includes many industrial and manufacturing processes such as chemical, pharmaceutical, pulp & paper, aircraft, semiconductor and nuclear fuel manufacturing.

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He provides a wide range of health and safety services for clients nationwide. These services range from conducting industrial noise and air monitoring surveys to developing and implementing comprehensive health and safety programs. Other services he provides include conducting facility health and safety audits, employee exposure assessments, ventilation system evaluations and respirator fit testing. Tony routinely performs indoor environmental quality investigations at such locations as medical and governmental facilities, schools, hotels, commercial office buildings, and residences. In addition to the traditional industrial hygiene activities, Mr. Watson has provided expert litigation support for indoor environmental quality, asbestos, and hexavalent chromium matters.

Education

  • MSPH in Industrial Hygiene at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine – New Orleans, LA, 2007
  • BS Environmental Health with a Concentration in Industrial Hygiene, East Carolina University – Greenville, NC, 1994

Certifications

  • Certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (Comprehensive Practice)
  • Certified by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (Comprehensive Practice)

Association Memberships

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association – Member
  • Academy of Industrial Hygiene – Diplomate
  • Carolinas Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association – President
  • American Society of Safety Engineers – Professional Member
  • Triad Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers – Member