Mike Krause, MSPH, ROH, CIH

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Michael "Mike" Krause has more than 30 years of widespread experience practicing industrial hygiene within OSHA, the insurance industry, aerospace manufacturing, and private consulting. He holds a Master of Science degree in Public Health (MSPH) in the subspecialty of Industrial Hygiene and Safety from the University of Washington. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and a Registered Occupational Hygienist (ROH, a Canadian credential). He is also licensed as a Texas Mold Assessment Consultant (MAC) and a Florida Mold Assessor.

Mike has provided industrial hygiene assessments (including worker exposure monitoring and modeling), control recommendations, and training for employers’ regulatory compliance purposes, to address employees’ concerns, and to minimize risk. He has provided consultation in heavy industries such as aerospace, metals, and wood products; to insurers, insureds, and brokers; and to schools, building owners and managers, contractors, and government agencies. Mr. Krause has particular expertise in evaluating chromium, asbestos, lead, and solvent exposures; performing noise testing in various workplaces; authoring Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for pharma clients; evaluating PPE usage (respirators, earplugs, gloves); and assessing indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, E. coli, Legionella, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) issues.

Mike has provided litigation support and has testified in cases involving noise, asbestos, silica, chemicals, mold, and allergens. He has conducted original research, presented results, and written articles to support professional opinions. He is a full member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and serves on the AIHA Noise Committee, Nanotechnology Task Force, Cannabis Task Force, and e-Cigarette Working Group.

Professional Registrations:

  • CIH 2394 [Certified Industrial Hygienist: American Board of Industrial Hygiene]
  • ROH 417 [Registered Occupational Hygienist: Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists]
  • MRSA 3016 [State of Florida Mold Assessor License]
  • MAC 1515 [State of Texas Mold Assessment Consultant License]

J.S. Held is recognized as an ENR Top 200 Environmental Consulting Firm and industry leader in the Verdantix Green Quadrant for Sustainability & ESG Consulting.