FRANK J. RIORDAN, CIH

EXPERIENCE

2001 – Present
CERTIFIED INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST/OWNER, A.R.C.H. Consulting Group, LLC, Seattle, WA. Provide comprehensive industrial hygiene and safety consultation services to general industry.

1991 – 2001
CERTIFIED INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST/OWNER, Schumacher & Associates, Inc., Seattle, WA. Provide industrial hygiene, safety and environmental hazards consultation services to general industry. Offer specialized industrial hygiene expertise in the areas of indoor air quality investigations, mold investigation and remediation, radiation safety and monitoring, hazardous material handling, jobsite health and safety audits, and corporate safety and health program development.

1986 – 1991
MANAGER, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA. Responsible for the health and safety of 1,600 employees working in research labs, patient care, construction sites and administration. Areas of importance included: Industrial Hygiene Program, Radiation Safety Program, Employee Health Service, Hazardous Waste Management Program, Asbestos Abatement Program, and Employee Training Program. Served as Radiation Safety Officer, Chemical Safety Officer and Biological Safety Officer. Maintained compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations. Supervised six full-time employees.

  • Reduced occupational injury and illness incident rate each year.
  • Developed and implemented a 4-year hazardous waste minimization program.
  • Investigated and ameliorated indoor air, radiological and environmental health problems.
  • Developed and maintained health and safety manuals and policies.

1981 – 1986
HEALTH PHYSICIST, University of Washington Environmental Health and Safety Department, Seattle, WA. Managed Radiological Safety Laboratory that was responsible for providing Radiation Safety Surveys, Internal Radiation Dosimetry measurements, Radiological Waste Disposal, Dental and Analytical X-Ray surveys, Environmental Monitoring, Sealed Source Leak Tests and Radiological Inventory programs throughout the University. Personally investigated accidents, spills, and high exposure levels in laboratory personnel. Acted as consultant in radiological safety to researchers.

EDUCATION

1983
University of Washington, M.S.P.H. in Radiological Sciences

1976
St. Michael’s College, B.S. in Biology

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Comprehensive Practice CP6976

MEMBERSHIPS

American Industrial Hygiene Association; American Board of Industrial Hygiene; NW Chapter – American Industrial Hygiene Association