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Keith P. Rickabaugh, CIH

Certified Industrial Hygienist

Mr. Keith Rickabaugh is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) in comprehensive practice by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). He has over 20 years’ experience in using applied sciences and instrumental analysis techniques to provide a broad range of industrial hygiene, environmental and materials consulting and program management services.

Mr. Rickabaugh has conducted field studies and provided guidance on the use of best-management-practices for manufacturing, hospitals, construction, aerospace and government clients. His professional involvement includes services related to research and development, compliance programs, project planning and oversight, occupational exposure, complaint investigation, hazard assessment and consumer products safety. He has conducted numerous studies to assess the potential release and migration of hazardous drugs, respirable crystalline silica and other particulates (including nanoparticles), aerosols, soot(s) and vapors.

Mr. Rickabaugh has significant practice in the application of analytical and field sample protocols for large-scale projects and is accomplished in working with Federal, State, and local regulatory authorities regarding numerous environmental issues. He has been an instructor for professional development courses on industrial hygiene sampling and analysis methods and nanotechnology health and safety and has served on expert panels.


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Education History

  1. 2000

    M.B.A., Business Administration

    Robert Morris University
  2. 1991

    B.S., Materials Science & Engineering

    Pennsylvania State University

Professional Experience

  1. 2005 - Present
    Technical Director, Materials and Analytical Services
    RJ Lee Group, Inc.
  2. 2000 - 2005
    Manager, Technical Consulting/Special Projects
    RJ Lee Group, Inc.
  3. 1997 - 2000
    Manager, Materials and Particle Characterization Group
    RJ Lee Group, Inc.
  4. 1994 - 1997
    Regional Representative
    RJ Lee Group, Inc.
  5. 1993 - 1994
    Director of Operations
    ENSPEC Environmental Safety Consultants, Inc.,
  6. 1991 - 1992
    Project Manager
    ENSPEC, LTD. Environmental Services
  7. 1990
    Research Assistant
    Allied Signal Aerospace Corporation


  • Full Member
    American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
  • Member
    Nanotechnology Working Group (NTWG)
  • Member
    Sampling Laboratory and Analysis Committee (SLAC)
  • Member
    American Chemical Society
  • 2018
    AIHA - Pittsburgh Chapter