John H. Lathrum

Assistant Manager, Asbestos & Lead
Asbestos and Lead
Staff member since:
(515) 294-7193

Primary Responsibilities

Manage the ISU cost recovery operations involving asbestos and lead abatement for adherence to regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This includes conducting building surveys, developing project designs, and operating an asbestos identification and fiber counting laboratory. Coordinate similar asbestos and lead project monitoring for the Iowa School for the Deaf.


Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety, Iowa State University

Professional Designations/Certifications

EPA AHERA Contractor/Supervisor
EPA AHERA Inspector (Licensed)
EPA AHERA Project Designer (Licensed)
NIOSH 582 Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Dust
Microscopical Identification of Asbestos
Lead Inspector/Risk Assessor (Licensed)

Honors and Awards

ISU Professional and Scientific Council Cytation Award 
EH&S Director's Award