Kenneth BlehmProfessor Emeritus Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences
Dr. Blehm's interests are in the areas of noise exposure assessment, noise control, program assessment and human factors (behavior-based safety and error correction). He brings 22 years of applied industrial hygiene research and field practice expertise to the department. Dr. Blehm currently holds a joint appointment as Associate Dean of Academic Student Affairs at the College level, and supports industrial hygiene teaching and research at the department level. Included in his past accomplishments are enhancement of the undergraduate environmental health program and internships plus inroads in distance education; control of reverberant noise in public and school facilities through assessment and followed by controls provided by site personnel; and the use of behavioral-based safety concepts to address errors leading to near misses or similar outcomes in the workplace. His experience prior to joining the faculty of CSU was in the industrial chemical and metals producing industries.
EducationBA, Chemistry, University of Northern Colorado, 1973MS, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene Colorado State University, 1977PhD, Industrial Hygiene, University of Oklahoma, 1982
CertificationsProfessional - Certified Industrial Hygienist
Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene, American Board of Industrial Hygiene