Bart Eltz

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Undergraduate Studies
College of Aviation

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 5pm - 7pm Eastern Standard Time

Areas of Expertise

​Human Error and SIF Reduction • Environmental Compliance • Industrial Hygiene • VPP HAZMAT • DOT Management • Predictive Analytics • Management of Change (MOC) Team Building • Dust Hazard Analysis • NFPA70E Qualified • Behavioral Economics Sustainability • Process Safety Management • Risk Assessment & Mitigation • P&L

Dr. Eltz earned his PhD in Emergency Management from Capella University, and a M.S. and B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University.  He is also a Board-Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Board-Certified Safety Professional.  He started his career as an industrial hygienist for the U.S. Air Force where he practiced not only Industrial Hygiene but also environmental protection and radiation safety.  Throughout his 28+year career in the field, he has held corporate level positions for fortune 50 companies such as Comcast, Georgia-Pacific, Oldcastle, and for the last several years has been the Corporate Global HS&E Associate Director for Duracell. 

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Public Safety: Emergency Management, Capella University

  • Human Subjects: Researcher (Basic Course) - CITI PROGRAM
  • Certified Safety Professional - Board of Certified Safety Professionals

  • SFTY 691: Graduate Capstone Course
  • SFTY 355: Industrl Hygiene & Toxicology

SFTY 355 Industrial Hygiene & Toxicology

SFTY 540 Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response

SFTY 590 Hazard Control Methods in Occupational Safety & Health

SFTY 600 Occupational Safety & Health Management

SFTY 611 Industrial Hygiene & Toxicology 

Eltz, B (2022) Chapter 52, Biological Hazards. The Safety Professional's Handbook, 3rd Edition,

Eltz, B. (May, 2019) Using FEMA's STAPLEE Process to Drive OSH Critical Thinking. Professional Safety,

Eltz, B. (2016). Comparative analysis of risk: Volunteer versus career firefighters within a community fire department (Order No. AAI3706513). Available from APA PsycInfo®. (1789764245; 2016-16230-025). Retrieved from

Fortune 50 EHS leader with 25+ years’ experience directing industrial hygiene, environmental and safety initiatives. Proven success in turning-around under-performing EHS programs, linking EHS performance to business performance and mentoring junior EHS personnel.

Board Certified Industrial Hygienist #10270

Board Certified Safety Professional #19207

Member: American Society of Safety Professionals, American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, American Board of Industrial Hygiene and Board of Certified Safety Professionals.