Dave W. Knothe, CIH, LAC
Mr. Knothe has more than 25 years experience in the environmental and industrial hygiene field. Mr. Knothe was one of the first asbestos specialists in the state to become a Florida Licensed Asbestos Consultant when the designation was created in 1989. He is an AHERA-accredited Asbestos Project Designer, Inspector and Management Planner and has NIOSH 582 certification.
Mr. Knothe's responsibilities have included quality control review and / or development and implementation of various training programs. These programs encompassed both internal and client training and included courses addressing EPA-AHERA accreditation, asbestos operations and maintenance programs, laboratory safety, environmental field sampling, industrial hygiene sampling, EPA-CLP laboratory protocol, field and analytical chain of custody, environmental audit, hazardous material handling, hazard assessment in the work place, environmental regulations, indoor air quality, hazard communication, respiratory protection, and employee/public relations regarding environmental issues.
Specifically, Mr. Knothe developed and conducted numerous specialized training sessions including AHERA 2-hour Awareness, AHERA Contractor/Supervisor Refresher, AHERA Asbestos Worker Refresher, Confined Space, PCB, Lead and Respiratory Protection.
Michael Angelo "Patrick" McCarthy
Mr. McCarthy has more than 10 years of industrial hygiene and environmental consulting experience including asbestos abatement oversight, asbestos surveys, asbestos air monitoring. He is an AHERA-accredited Asbestos Inspector, Management Planner, Supervisor and Project Designer and Asbestos Project Monitor with NIOSH 482 Certification. Mr. McCarthy is a Certified Asbestos Training Provider under Chapter 469, Florida Statutes.
Mr. Martinez has more than 25 years of environmental and industrial hygiene consulting experience. Mr. Martinez is an AHERA-accredited Inspector, Management Planner, Supervisor, and Designer and has NIOSH 582 certification. Mr. Martinez has extensive experience teaching AHERA courses.
Mr. Martinez is fully bilingual (Spanish / English).