Biography

Ms. Brooke Simmons is a Senior Managing Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk.  She is a board certified industrial hygienist with over 12 years of professional experience in exposure assessment and human health risk assessment.  Her primary training and areas of expertise include industrial hygiene, exposure assessment, exposure reconstruction and human health risk assessment.  She has been involved in researching, measuring exposure, reconstructing dose and exposure, and assessing risk to consumers and workers exposed in occupational settings, from consumer products, in the home, in the environment, and in other settings to a variety of chemicals and agents including asbestos, benzene, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), dioxins, trichloroethylene (TCE), tetrachloroethylene (PCE), formaldehyde, hexane, cadmium, copper, arsenic, mercury, nickel, lead, silica and mold.  She has also investigated the health risks associated with heat and noise in occupational settings.  Ms. Simmons is experienced in determining contaminants of potential interest and designing industrial hygiene sampling protocols for various agents and settings.  She has evaluated historical and contemporary compliance with applicable federal and state-level standards and regulations.

Education

  • MPH, Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, 2013
  • BS, Intergative Biology, University of California, 2007

Professional Associations

  • American Conference of Governmental Hygienists (ACGIH) 2019-present
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
  • Genetic and Environmental Toxicology Association (GETA)

Certifications

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Comprehensive Practice (CP# 10397), American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), Re-certified 2019

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) training grant recipient, 2011-2013