Mr. Candee has a bachelor’s in Chemistry from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master’s in Industrial Hygiene from Montana Tech. He has over 30 years’ experience both as a technician while serving in the United States Air Force as a Bioenvironmental Engineering Technician and professionally. His professional career has included performing consulting and analytical laboratory analysis, and performing loss control services for an insurance company. Kent is currently at Los Alamos National Laboratory with lead roles in developing procedures, policies, and guidance documents for exposure and risk assessments, silica, and indoor air quality, implemented by field ESH professionals. Other areas he supports are hearing conservation, noise evaluations, oxygen deficiency hazards, pressure safety, respiratory protection, personal protective equipment, ventilation, and monitoring equipment. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, and obtained the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designations.