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John J. Keeling, PE, CIH, CSP, QEP


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John Keeling, PE, CIH, CSP, QEP is a Senior Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Consultant with more than 40 years of experience in Environmental and Occupational Safety/Health issues. Keeling has a BS Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kentucky and a variety of Professional Certifications/Licenses. As Senior Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Consultant he routinely provides services for environmental assessment and remediation projects, environmental due diligence associated with property transactions, NSR and Title V air emissions permitting/compliance, above-ground storage tank compliance, NPDES-related compliance (Process and Stormwater), Process Safety Management, workplace indoor air quality and working conditions assessments, IH Monitoring Program development, ISO Environmental Management Assessments, and litigation support. He has managed multiple WV Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) projects. He has served as an Expert Witness in multiple Federal and State Court Cases over the past two decades.


  • BSCE University of Kentucky, 1974

Certification / Licensures

  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of West Virginia, Commonwealth of Kentucky

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist, American Board of Industrial Hygiene

  • Certified Safety Professional, Board of Certified Safety Professionals

  • Qualified Environmental Professional, Institute of Professional Environmental Practice

  • Licensed Asbestos Inspector/Asbestos Management Planner

Work Experience

  • 2023 to Present – Director – Benchmark Safety, Health & Environmental Services

  • 2020 to 2023 – Senior Environmental Safety and Occupational Health Consultant – S&J Environmental Services, LLC

  • 1990 to 2020 – Vice President – MSES Consultants, Inc

  • 1986 to 1990 – EHS Manager Specialty Graphite Operations – Union Carbide Corporation

  • 1983 to 1986 – Superintendent of Production – Union Carbide Corporation

  • 1976 to 1983 – Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager – Union Carbide Corporation

  • 1974 to 1976 – Plant Engineer – Union Carbide Corporation


  • Professional Member, American Society of Safety Professionals

  • Full Member, American Industrial Hygiene Association

  • Member, Air and Waste Management Association - Former West Virginia Chapter Chairperson Professional Member, American Society of Safety Professionals

Recent Publications / Speaking Engagements

  • National Business Institute, “Assessing Mold for Potential Litigation”, Charleston, WV, Copywritten Course Manual, October 25, 2005

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association Annual Meeting (AIHce), Atlanta, Georgia , “Podium 136 (Management of Indoor Environmental Quality)”, Abstract Number 294, May 13, 2004

  • Society For Glass Science and Practices, 35th Annual Hand Glass Symposium, Wheeling, WV, “Environmental Management”, Abstract Included in Meeting Summary, May 6, 2004

  • West Virginia Surveyors Association Annual Meeting, Charleston, WV, “Survey Safety”, Abstract Included in Meeting Summary, February 27, 2004

  • National Business Institute, “Emerging Issues in Indoor Air Quality and Mold Litigation”, Charleston, WV, Copy written Course Manual, October 27, 2003

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