Faculty & Staff Profiles

Bryan Beamer

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Bryan Beamer

PhD, PE, CSP
Operations and Management

Office: 302D Jarvis Hall - Science Wing
Phone: 715/232-5178
Email: beamerb@uwstout.edu

Education

PhD: Industrial Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 2004

MS: Industrial Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1997

MA: Russian Language and Literature, University of Iowa, 1994

BA: Russian Language and Literature, University of Wisconsin, 1992

Research Interests

Awards for Research

Spring 2007 – Journal Article “Carbon Monoxide Exposure and Express Cruisers” winner of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Engineering Literary Award for the Management Category

Spring 2006 – Journal Article “Development of Engineering Controls for Silica Exposure in Construction” winner of the USPHS Engineering Literary Award for the Engineering Applications Category

Summer 2005 – Journal Article “Development of Evaluation Procedures for Local Exhaust Ventilation for United States Postal Service Mail-Processing Equipment” winner of the USPHS Engineering Literary Award Engineering Applications Category

Selected Publications Peer Reviewed Journal Article Submitted – “Lesson Study to Improve Student Learning for Construction Safety” submitted to The Educator September 2008, an American Society of Safety Engineers publication

Peer Reviewed Journal Article - Alberto Garcia, Kevin Dunn, Bryan Beamer, G. Scott Earnest and Ronald M. Hall, Carbon Monoxide Exposure and Express Cruisers; Professional Safety, December 2006, Volume 51, Issue 12, p 34-40

Peer Reviewed Journal Article - Stephen B. Martin Jr., Bryan R. Beamer, and Ernest S. Moyer, “Evaluation of a High-Efficiency Filter-Bank System”, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2006 3: 1–10.

Peer Reviewed Journal Article - Beamer B, et al., “Evaluation of Misting Controls to Reduce Respirable Silica Exposure for Brick Cutting”, Annals of Occupational Hygiene 2005 49(6): 503-510

Peer Reviewed Journal Article - Beamer, Bryan R., Jennifer L. Topmiller, and Keith G. Crouch. "Development of Evaluation Procedures for Local Exhaust Ventilation for United States Postal Service Mail-Processing Equipment." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 1.7 (2004): 423-9.

Author of over 12 peer-reviewed reports published by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on research my team conducted regarding:evaluation of various controls to protect US Postal workers from terrorist attacks, controls for carbon monoxide and engineering controls to protect construction workers.



Courses Taught

  • Classes taught include:
    • Construction Safety
    • Occupational Safety Regulations and Standards
    • Principles of Occupational Safety/Loss Control
    • Emergency Preparedness and Response
    • Process Hazard Management