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Key Associates

John P. Jurgiel CIH, CSP, PE

Principal

With 31 years of experience, John P. Jurgiel serves as the main industrial hygiene consultant for several corporations and manufacturing companies across the U.S. His experience encompasses a wide variety of scenarios.

EMAIL: jjurgiel@jurgiel.com

Biography

Education:
M.S., Industrial Hygiene, Harvard University
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla

Certifications:
Certified Industrial Hygienist
Certified Safety Professional
Professional Engineer
Air Sampling Professional
Asbestos Inspector
Asbestos Project Designer

Affiliations:         AIHA, ASSE, ABIH, BCSP

Experience:         31 years

John Jurgiel has been a Senior Industrial Hygiene Consultant on numerous projects, conducted exposure assessments, qualitative risk assessments, Industrial Hygiene program development, air and surface monitoring, employee training, emergency response, auditing, indoor air quality investigations, mold surveys, and surveys addressing occupational safety issues. His experience encompasses a wide variety of scenarios, including manufacturing facilities, maintenance shops, laboratories, field locations, schools and universities, offices, residential units, and chemical manufacturers ranging from small specialty operations to large-scale, integrated facilities.

John serves as the main industrial hygiene consultant for several corporations and manufacturing companies that have facilities in the Midwest and throughout the US. In this role, he conducts routine onsite industrial hygiene surveys, advises on corporate policies, and responds to OSHA inquiries, litigation complaints, and other upset conditions that arise.

John started his career as a corporate industrial hygienist in the chemical industry in Northern Michigan and as a field industrial hygienist on the Texas Gulf Coast. In these roles, he conducted in-depth exposure assessments of, and developed control methodologies for, a variety of chemical and physical stressors for chemical plants that manufactured chlorinated ethanes, chlorinated methanes, acetone, phenol, and diphenyl oxide, as well as for the Pipeline and Aviation departments.  John was also a member of the Emergency Response team, and provided industrial hygiene support to the team and the Fire/Security departments.  During his tenure at one of the world’s largest chemical companies, John served on various technical committees for noise and hearing conservation, engineering controls, respiratory protection, and personal protective equipment program development. He also served on the Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) audit team, and contributed to two successful OSHA VPP certifications/re-certifications.

With his combined engineering and industrial hygiene background, John has also become an expert in indoor air quality and mold-related issues in both commercial and residential settings. He has a tremendous amount of experience to efficiently assess these issues in a complete manner – allowing for a quick resolution to the problem.  John has worked with numerous construction companies, property management firms, insurance companies, and remediation contractors, and is familiar with the potential added complexity of these arrangements. When required, he has provided litigation support, and conducted numerous depositions serving as an expert witness for these types of projects.

Clients have included large Fortune 500 organizations, small-to-mid sized firms, insurance companies, management companies, and individual homeowners, with a focus on the following industries:

• Chemical/Petrochemical/Oil Refining/Terminal Operations
• Manufacturing/Assembly
• Foundries and Metal-Working
• Medical/Healthcare
• Education (Schools and School Districts)
• Construction and Remodeling
• Food Production
• Hotel/Hospitality (IAQ and Mold)
• Commercial and Residential Buildings (IAQ and Mold)

John has previously taught an Introduction to Industrial Hygiene course at a community college, and has given numerous presentations on indoor air quality/mold issues and various other industrial hygiene topics to various associations and trade groups.

Robert A. Jurgiel PE, CSP

Principal

Serving as the Senior Consultant, Rob Jurgiel has 26 years of field experience. His expertise is evident as he easily simplifies complex issues in communication to management and employees.

EMAIL: rjurgiel@jurgiel.com

Biography

Education:
M.P.H., Industrial Hygiene & Environmental Health, University of Michigan
B.S., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

Certifications:
Professional Engineer
Certified Safety Professional
Air Sampling Professional
Asbestos Inspector
Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor
Asbestos Project Manager

Affiliations:          AIHA, ASSE, BCSP

Experience:         26 years

Rob Jurgiel is an experienced Industrial Hygienist and Safety Professional who services a wide range of fields including Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Asbestos, Lead, and Mold.  Through his project experience and combined engineering/industrial hygiene background, he has developed several long-term clients in the construction and heavy industry fields. As Senior Consultant, Rob has the experience to make decisions and recommendations in the field, and the ability to simplify complex issues when in discussions with management and employees.

Having begun his career at the advent of the asbestos industry, Rob has significant expertise in the abatement and remediation fields, and has the extensive knowledge related to the different types of abatement methods, regulations, and interpretations that vary from state to state.  Rob has managed and coordinated numerous multi-discipline (asbestos, mold, and industrial hygiene) projects for a wide variety of clients in both private and government sectors. He has the oversight capacity to lead a team of other industrial hygienists and technicians to perform tasks for an efficient and cost-effective project.

Clients have included large Fortune 500 organizations, as well as small-to-mid sized firms, with a focus on the following industries:

  • Steel Making
  • Power Generation/Transmission/Distribution
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Multi-Family Residential

Rob has also conducted multiple presentations on industrial hygiene and mold-related issues for various professional associations including, Associations of General Contractors (AGC) of St. Louis, St. Louis Safety Council, and the Mid-America Safety Council. Since the development of the hexavalent chromium standard, Rob has been a part of the Hexavalent Chromium Consortium, a group of professionals that provides presentations and guidance related to OSHA hexavalent chromium throughout Missouri and the Metro St. Louis area. This group includes an industrial hygienist, mechanical engineer, laboratory representative, and an expert in respiratory protection.

Rob currently sits on the City of Olivette Planning and Community Design Committee and the Board of Appeals Committee.

J. Dylan Romo CIH, CSP, ARM

Senior Consultant

Providing 26 years of broad field experience, Dylan specializes in the area of worker safety, fire prevention, premises security, fleet safety, general liability, product liability, food safety, and business continuity.

EMAIL: dromo@jurgiel.com

Biography

Education:
M.S., Occupational & Environmental Health, OU Health Sciences Center
B.S., Zoology, University of Oklahoma (OU)

Certifications:
Certified Industrial Hygienist
Certified Safety Professional
Associate in Risk Management
Certified Risk Manager
Asbestos Management Planner – Texas
Mold Assessment Consultant – Texas

Affiliations:              AIHA, ACGIH, ABIH, BCSP, ASSE

Experience:             26 years

Dylan Romo began his career as a field industrial hygienist and, subsequently, as an industrial hygiene supervisor in the chemical industry on the Texas Gulf Coast. In these roles, he conducted in-depth exposure assessments of, and developed control methodologies for, a variety of chemical and physical stressors, including: molten metals, organopesticides, chlorinated solvents, amine-based products, and naturally-occurring radiation.  During his tenure at two of the world’s largest chemical and petrochemical companies, Dylan served as a technical specialist for noise and hearing conservation, established decontamination procedures for an on-site treatment, storage, & disposal (TS&D) facility, assisted in the development of a site-wide ergonomics medical-management program, served on a corporate Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) audit team, and contributed to two successful OSHA VPP certifications/re-certifications.

In 1999, Dylan transitioned to the commercial insurance arena where, for 17 years, he served simultaneously as a practicing field industrial hygiene, a coordinator of third-party industrial hygiene consulting services, and an occupational disease subject matter expert. Over time, Dylan’s role expanded to the broader areas of worker safety, fire prevention, premises security, fleet safety, general liability, product liability, food safety, and business continuity.  Dylan completed his tenure as Vice-President of Loss Control with a major insurance broker (agency) where his responsibilities included the ongoing identification of risk factors and the development of customized mitigation strategies aimed at reducing the overall cost of risk.  Clients have included large Fortune 500 organizations, as well as small-to-mid sized firms, with a focus on the following industries:

  • Oil & Gas (Production, Well-Servicing, Pipeline, Refining, and Retail)
  • Power Generation/Transmission/Distribution
  • Chemical/Tank Farms/Terminal Operations
  • Food Production/Food Service
  • Hotel/Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Multi-Family Residential

In addition to occupational health, Dylan’s areas of technical expertise center around:

  • Loss History Analytics
  • Job Hazard Assessment
  • Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance and Program Development
  • Property Risk Assessment

Dylan currently serves as Treasurer of the Southwest Chapter of ASSE (Region III).

Gregory K. Young

Senior Project Manager

Contributing 31 years of experience, Gregory holds an extensive knowledge of abatement methods, regulations, and interpretations. He holds certifications and licensures for asbestos and lead in multiple states.

EMAIL: gyoung@jurgiel.com

Biography

Education:
University of Missouri – St. Louis
Southwest Missouri State University – Springfield

Certifications:
Air Sampling Professional
Asbestos Inspector
Asbestos Management Planner
Asbestos Project Designer
Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor
Lead Project Designer

Affiliations:              AIHA

Experience:             31 years

Greg Young is a Senior Project Manager/Supervisor for Jurgiel & Associates, who began his career in the early years of the asbestos abatement industry, providing abatement oversight as both an asbestos inspector and air sampling technician. Prior to joining Jurgiel & Associates, Greg was employed as a Quality Control Manager – first by an industrial fabrication facility in Springfield, Missouri, and later by an environmental engineering firm in St. Louis, Missouri.

Greg has extensive knowledge related to the different types of abatement methods, regulations, and interpretations that vary from state to state. He currently holds certifications and licensures for asbestos and lead in multiple states and is an expert in conducting asbestos and lead identification surveys, developing operations and maintenance plans, and delivering turnkey abatement management consulting services, which include:

– Designing and coordinating abatement procedures
– Preparing bid documents
– Assisting in bid selection
– Providing project management and air monitoring support during abatement

As a Senior Project Manager/Supervisor, Greg supervises a staff of asbestos and lead inspectors, air sampling professionals, and technicians. He also acts as Client Manager for a major Fortune 500 retailer, supervising asbestos- and lead-related projects in approximately 10 states throughout the Midwest. Greg has been involved with numerous long-term projects, some of which have lasted a year or more.

Over the years, Greg has developed multiple proficiencies, that extend beyond asbestos to other areas of environmental, health, and safety. These include noise, welding fumes, respirable dust, and OSHA regulatory compliance. His clients have included large Fortune 500 organizations, as well as small-to-mid sized firms, with a focus on the following industries:

  • Retail Stores
  • Medical Facilities
  • Schools and Higher Education
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Hotel/Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Multi-Family Residential