Scott Skelton, MS, CIH
Senior IH/ER Consultant
Scott Skelton currently serves as a Senior IH/ER Consultant for CTEH®. Mr. Skelton focuses on special industrial hygiene projects with emphasis in worker exposure and exposure control for Emergency Response, as well as serving as an expert witness for IH-related litigation and project support. Mr. Skelton is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) with experience in emergency response, industrial hygiene, and health and safety industries. Mr. Skelton received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Arkansas State University, and a Master of Science in Industrial Hygiene from Montana Tech University. Mr. Skelton has an extensive background in emergency response, toxicology, industrial hygiene, and health and safety.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Skelton served as the as CTEH®’s Director of the Toxicology Emergency Response Program (TERP) for three years, including oversight of seven project managers and 37 industrial hygienists/environmental scientists. Mr. Skelton has over five years of experience as an IH project manager and embedded consultant. His most recent IH project experience includes Comprehensive Chemical Specific JSAs for Railroads, Tank-Gauging Hydrocarbon Exposure Assessments in Oil and Gas Exploration Fields, Ventilation Studies, Benzene Exposure during Crude oil Spills, Pipeline Response and Industrial Hygiene oversight for a large chemical facility flood recovery effort as a result of Hurricane Isaac in 2012.
Mr. Skelton has managed and performed industrial hygiene practice on over 140 Chemical and Natural Disaster Responses including serving as a CTEH®’s Louisiana Director of Operations during the BP Gulf Oil spill and has an extensive background in environmental response, toxicology, occupational hygiene, and health and safety. He is experienced with air dispersion chemical modeling using SAFER STAR technology. Mr. Skelton has experience with refinery industrial hygiene projects, chemical spills, train derailments and chemical plant fires. Also, he provides sound solutions to instituting air monitoring investigation plans for oil refineries and coal-power facilities.
Mr. Skelton has worked as an advisor to state and federal occupational and environmental regulatory agencies such as USEPA, OSHA, ADEQ, TCEQ, and TDEQ and has developed and implemented Worker Exposure Assessments throughout the United States. He has responded to and performed emergency response industrial hygiene services on the last five Spills of Significance (Hurricane Katrina, BP Transocean, Enbridge Oil Spill, Silvertip Pipeline Oil Spill, PAALP Ventura). His specialties include: Industrial Hygiene, Emergency Response, Environmental Science, Worker Exposure Assessments, Environmental Air Analysis, Noise, Heat Stress, Ionizing Radiation, Response Logistics, and Data Management.
M.S., Industrial Hygiene, Montana Tech University, Butte, MT
B.S., Pre-Medicine Biology, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
A.A., Liberal Arts, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR
Past or Current Professional Affiliations
- American Industrial Hygiene Association
- American Board of Industrial Hygiene