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Vice President, Industrial Hygiene & EHS Services

Thomas Koch has a dynamic background in the fields of Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Health & Safety, having been employed over 25 years in industry and private practice. Mr. Koch is a Certified Industrial Hygienist with a Master’s Degree in Environmental Policy and Management. Prior to joining VERTEX, Mr. Koch was President of Koch Environmental Health, Inc., specializing in the comprehensive fields of Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Safety and Health. Mr. Koch provides expertise in comprehensive industrial hygiene, regulatory compliance including OSHA and EPA program compliance, HAZWOPER program implementation, asbestos, hazardous waste, EHS training programs, and construction safety. As an expert, Mr. Koch has provided deposition testimony and written defense response reports.

Education & Certification

M.S., Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver
B.S., Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
Biology Studies, University of Wyoming, Laramie

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
Environmental Health and Safety Certificate (Masters Degree Concentration)
Methamphetamine-Affected Property-Certified Consultant
Certified Methamphetamine-Affected Consultant Trainer
Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Training
NIOSH 582 “Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust” Method 7400
EPA-Accredited/CDPHE-Certified Asbestos Building Inspector, Asbestos Project Designer, Air Monitoring Specialist, State of CO
OSHA 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training
Mine Safety and Health (MSHA)-certified for underground and surface mines
Principles of Ventilation
Workplace Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering, NIOSH Sponsorship
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission License
OSHA 10, State of CO


University of Colorado Boulder, Leeds School of Business Advisory Committee Member
American Industrial Hygiene Association
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
Rocky Mountain Section, AIHA
American Society of Safety Engineers

Expert Witness Services

Environmental, Air Quality

Environmental, Demolition & Abatement

Environmental, Environmental Safety

Environmental, Hazardous Waste

Forensics Technical, Safety

Standard of Care, Construction Safety