Thomas N. Walsh

Occupational Health and Safety Officer
Phone: 578 5645
Email: twalsh@lsu.edu

Tom holds a BS in Microbiology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. His early career began in Microbiological laboratories; first as a Research Associate at the newly opened LSU School of Veterinary Medicine; and then at the US Public Health Service Hansen’s Disease Center’s Research Branch in Carville, LA. He then began what would become his life’s work in environmental, health and safety, as an Industrial Hygienist at a local chemical plant. This was followed by working for an international consulting firm specializing in emergency response, hazardous waste site assessment and remediation oversight. Tom has extensive experience and expertise in environmental and personnel health hazard assessments (worker exposures, water, and air monitoring), hearing conservation, respiratory protection and ergonomics.