David Breitigam is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Certified Safety Professional with nearly thirty years of professional experience involving manufacturing and processing operations, including both chemical and metal manufacturing, focusing on the improvement of environmental health and safety. He applies his expertise in industrial hygiene and safety to forensic casework involving injuries and exposures, environmental contaminations, and contractual disputes.
Across a range of facilities and industries, David has held responsibility for site specific and corporate Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE). In a recent role he was responsible for safety across all facilities and operations of a petrochemical processing company that received, processed, stored, and transported a broad range of specialty chemicals. David was the Corporate Manager of Health, Safety, Environmental and Process Safety at the Marathon Petroleum Corporation with responsibilities to include oversight of refineries, petroleum storage tank farms, pipelines, terminals, rail assets, vehicle fleets, and a marine fleet. In addition to safety and leadership experience within the petrochemical industry, David has HSE experience involving high hazard manufacturing operations, bulk material operations and has actively consulted with organizations to improve operations and workplace process safety.
David is recognized as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, and as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by BCSP Foundation. He earned a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Health and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health.