Leslie Beyer, MS, CIH, DABT
With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Beyer is board-certified in both toxicology as a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT) and in industrial hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). Having received her Bachelor of Science from the University of California at Berkeley (Phi Beta Kappa), she then went on to earn a Master of Science in environmental health science from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Expertly skilled in a variety of industrial hygiene area, including occupational health and safety, risk exposure and assessment, and litigation support, Ms. Beyer’s work has covered a variety of topics: evaluating the basis of indoor air standards (LEED standards) and the significance of occupational and residential exposures; developing safe occupational exposure levels (OELs) as a member of the Workplace Environmental Exposure Level (WEEL) committee; reviewing and interpreting toxicological and epidemiological literature and data; conducting risk assessments to evaluate the safety of workers, consumers, and residents, including health risk assessments for cancer and non-cancer endpoints; comparing alternative chemicals to address product stewardship concerns (e.g., fire retardants) and providing technical expertise for evaluating potential health risks of such chemicals under REACH; assessing health effects from exposure to chemicals in the environment (e.g., arsenic, caffeine, chromium).
Former president two renowned toxicology organizations, the Occupational Safety and Public Health Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology and the toxicology committee of the Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), Ms. Beyer remains an active authority in both the toxicology and risk committees of AIHA as well as in the New England section of AIHA (NEAIHA). Furthermore, Ms. Beyer has taught classes on toxicology for industrial hygienists, given numerous presentations, provided testimony, authored journal articles and book chapters, and is even an editor and author of AIHA’s Toxicology Principles for the Industrial Hygienist.