Brinkerhoff, David – CIH, CIEC

Director - San Francisco

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B.S., Agricultural Systems and Environment: Sustainable Production Systems, University of California at Davis, 2001


  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Certified in Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene (CIH) #10590CP
  • American Council for Accredited Certification, Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) #1302021
  • California Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Certified Asbestos Consultant #10-4596
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Certified Asbestos Abatement Consultant #IJPM1461
  • California Department of Public Health, Lead Inspector/Assessor #20593


David has over 15 years of environmental health and industrial hygiene consulting and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) project management experience. Over the course of his career, David has built a broad range of exposure assessment experience including indoor air quality investigations, building and HVAC system evaluations, evaluating engineering controls implementation and assessing various hazard exposures. David also provides project oversight for asbestos abatement and mold remediation. In addition, David also provides QA/QC oversight on project reports, client hazard communication and services related to lead inspection and assessments.

David provides these services to many industries including aviation, healthcare, property management, hospitality, K-12 and higher education and insurance agencies. David’s well-rounded background in industrial hygiene project management has led to providing various IH and IEQ services for several long-term clients. As the FACS Sacramento office Director, David also has experience in coordinating resources and dispatching project teams, managing office operations and directing office personnel.


  • Member, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), National and Local Sections
  • Member, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)


  • AHERA Building Inspector, Contractor/Supervisor, Project Designer and Management Planner
  • Elemental Industrial Hygiene 100 hour course, AIHA, December 2013
  • California Hazardous Waste Classification Training, DTSC, July 2013
  • Indoor Environmentalist Awareness Level, IAQA, September 2012
  • Indoor Environmentalist Intermediate Level, IAQA, September 2012
  • 10 Hour Construction Safety, OSHA, January 2010
  • Scaffold Safety and Fall Protection, OSHA, January 2010
  • Niton XRF Analyzer/Radiation Safety Training Course, Thermo Fisher Scientific, August 2009
  • Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust – NIOSH 582E, MICA, March 2009
  • Investigation, Management and Remediation of Mold in Buildings, Aerias, LLC, February 2002
  • Prevention, Determination and Remediation of Biological Contamination, AIHce Symposium, 2002


  • “HVAC and Hospital Room Conditions: Where the Joint Commission, OSHPD and ASHRAE Collide,” Presented to the California Society for Healthcare Engineering, San Francisco Chapter, January 19, 2016.
  • Brinkerhoff and M. Rosales, “From Hardhats to Hair Covers: IEQ Investigations in Healthcare Facilities,” The Synergist, Volume 26, Number 6 (June/July 2015): 28-31.
  • “Practical Applications of Containments in Hospitals,” Presented to the California Society for Healthcare Engineering, Central Valley Chapter, August, 2014.
  • Brinkerhoff and P. Morey, The Effect of Construction Site Dust on Mold Clearance Sampling, Bioaerosols, Fungi, Bacteria, Mycotoxins and Human Health. Albany, New York: Fungal Research Group Foundation, Inc., 2005. Presented at The 5th International Conference on Bioaerosols, Fungi, Bacteria, Mycotoxins and Human Health, September 2003, Sarasota Springs, New York.
  • Epstien and D. Brinkerhoff, Case Studies Illustrating IEQ Challenges in Sustainably Constructed Buildings. Presented at AIHce 2007, Philadelphia, PA.