Completed upper division course work for B.Sc. Workforce Education and Development,
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1996 with Honors
A.S. Industrial Shipbuilding, Solano Community College, Suisun, California, 1995 with Honors

Certifications and Registrations

  • Certified Asbestos Consultant #01-2964, California Division of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Certified Lead Inspector Assessor, Supervisor #7330, California Department of Public Health
  • AHERA Certified Building Inspector, Management Planner, Project Designer, Abatement Contractor/Supervisor, EPA
  • Healthcare Construction Certificate, American Society for Healthcare Engineering

Professional Experience

Mr. Martinelli is the Healthcare Practice Director for Forensic Analytical Consulting Services. He has more than 30 years experience working in the field of environmental health and safety. Mr. Martinelli began his career in 1984 at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in remediation and hazardous materials management.

Since 1997, Mr. Martinelli has been a Consultant for two major Northern California Environmental Consulting firms. In this role, he has worked on numerous environmental health and safety, mold, asbestos, exposure assessments, outbreak investigation, indoor air quality, PCB and lead-related projects. He has served as Environmental Health and Safety and Radiation Safety Officer. Mr. Martinelli has provided comprehensive hazard material assessments, project design and management to a variety of clients. These clients include various medical centers/health care providers, public and private schools, retail institutions, commercial property management, multi-tenant housing and various local, county, state and federal public agencies.

Mr. Martinelli also has extensive experience in training other professionals. He has been the training director for a fully accredited environmental training company and continues to maintain his accreditation as a US EPA and CA DOSH asbestos instructor as well as a CA DPH lead-related construction instructor. He has delivered over 40,000 student hours of health and safety training to a variety of trainees covering all aspects of hazardous materials identification, abatement, project management and design. Mr. Martinelli has also developed and delivered dozens of education presentations to international, national regional and local chapter association meetings, trade shows conferences and seminars.

Professional Affiliations & Honors

  • American Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • California Society for Healthcare Engineering
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • Indoor Air Quality Association
  • Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • Association of Environmental Business Leaders

Short Courses/Symposiums

  • Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor initial training and annual refreshers
  • Asbestos Building Inspector initial training and annual refreshers
  • Asbestos Management Planner initial training and annual refreshers
  • Asbestos Project Designer initial training and annual refreshers
  • 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response and Refreshers
  • 8- Hour Hazardous Waste Operations Supervisor
  • Lead-Related Construction Project Design and refreshers
  • Lead-Related Construction Supervisor/Project Monitor and refreshers
  • Lead-Related Construction Inspector/Risk Assessor and refreshers
  • MSHA Initial Mine Site Worker Safety/First Aid and Refreshers
  • Respiratory Protection and Fit Testing
  • Hearing Conservation
  • ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate Workshop
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Trench Safety and Rescue
  • Radiation Safety
  • Transportation of Radioactive Materials
  • Risk Communication/Dynamics of Public Involvement
  • Waste Water/Sewage Worker
  • CSHE Annual Institute, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009-2016
  • University of Minnesota’s 10th Annual Healthcare Facility Construction Management Indoor Air Quality Course
  • ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate Renewal Workshop
  • ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition, 42nd-48th, 50th-52nd
  • ASHE Infection Control Seminar
  • ASHE PDC 2006-2009, 2012, 2014, 2016


  • Remediation Project Management in Occupied Public Buildings, NPS, 1999
  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Risk Factors, Cal Trans, 1999
  • 40 Hour Training for Trainers (Initial) Curriculum, 1998
  • Maintaining Historically Significant Architectural Features during Abatement, NPS, 1999
  • ICRA to PCRA, Infection Control for Construction Projects – 2004, APIC Chp. 35, 2004
  • Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) analyses for rapid identification of mold species
    in Healthcare Environments, AIHA, 2005
  • Mold 101 for Healthcare, CSHE Southern Cal Chapter, 2005
  • Maintaining Effective Controls from Planning to Finish Construction – APIC Chp. 35, 2005
  • Conditions Leading to Mold Growth in Residential Buildings and Control Methods, CA DHS, April 2006
  • Infection Controls and Testing during Hospital Construction and Maintenance Activities,
    the Northwest Healthcare Safety and Risk Management Seminar, June 2006.
  • Managing Construction Related Risks during Hospital Renovation and Construction, SKANSKA University, November 2007
  • Hospital Incident Command Systems, Kaiser East Bay Facilities, January 2008
  • Disaster Preparedness and Recovery, KEG 1 Annual Planning Seminar, April, 2008
  • Moving from ICRA to PCRA and Beyond, ASHE 45th Annual Institute, July 2008; and,
    Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Exposition, September, 2008
  • Exhausting Air into the Environment of Care; Engineering Air Flow Inside and Outside the Contained Work Area;
    Facility Care Magazine Audio Conference, January 2009
  • Evaluation and Assessment of HVAC Duct Cleaning in an Occupied Hospital, IAQA Annual Meeting and Expo, February 2009
  • Moving from Infection Control Risk Assessments to Pre-Construction Risk Assessments, AIHce 2011
  • Maintenance and Management Challenges in Nutrition Services Areas, CSHE Central Valley, January 2013
  • Managing and Monitoring the Impact of Construction Activities in Sensitive Environments, ASSE/AIHA/ASHRAE Joint Conference, Northern California Chapters, January 2014
  • MEP Systems and Their Role in Infection Control and Prevention, CSHE Statewide Webinar, February 2015
  • Conducing an Environmental Investigation during an Outbreak; APIC Annual Conference, June 2014
  • Current Trends in Managing Patient & Staff Health Risks during Healthcare Construction Projects, California Society for Healthcare Risk Managers Annual Conference, March 2015
  • Emerging & Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, CSHE Orange County, March 2015
  • Ethics & the IH in Healthcare Settings; Meeting Challenges at each Career Phase, AIHce, May 2015
  • The Role of Infection Preventionists in Pre-Construction Risk Assessments; APIC Annual Conference, June 2015
  • HVAC and Hospital Room Conditions; Temperatures, Pressures and Humidity – Where the Joint Commission, OSHPD and ASHRAE Collide, CSHE Northeast September 2015
  • ASHRAE 188 and New Construction; Design Clean, Build Clean, Deliver Healthy, ASHE Planning, Design, and Construction Conference, March 2016
  • New Thinking on the Environmental Impact of PCBs in Building Materials, 26th Annual International Conference, Association of Environmental Health and Sciences, March 22, 2016
  • Hygienists and Hospital Construction: Design to Commissioning. Professional Development Course, AIHce, May 2016
  • ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, Bridging Gaps Between IPs, Engineering and Construction, APIC Annual Conference, June 2016