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William J. Brazile, Ph.D., CIH, CSP

Associate Professor 
Director, Industrial Hygiene Program 
Director, Colorado OSHA Consultation Program

Office: 150 Environmental Health (EH)
Office Phone: 970-491-4272


Dr. Brazile's PubMed Publications


Dr. Brazile is passionate about occupational health and safety and is dedicated to training future occupational health practitioners. He has more than 20 years of experience in the environment, safety, and health (ES&H) field.  Dr. Brazile is the Director of the CSU Industrial Hygiene Training Program and the Director of the Colorado OSHA Consultation Program. Bill teaches five occupational health and safety courses within the Occupational and Environmental Health Section.  His research interests include occupational noise exposure, ES&H management systems, and general industrial hygiene. Before joining CSU in 2005, Dr. Brazile worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory for 10 years and acquired field experience in a variety of ES&H roles.      


Ph.D.: Environmental Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO: 1996

M.S.: Applied Natural Science, Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO: 1992

B.S.: Biology, Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO: 1990


Certified Industrial Hygienist
Certified Safety Professional

Selected Publications

Schaal, N. C., Brazile, W. J., Finnie, K. L., & Tiger, J. P. (2017). Effects of Known Determinants on Methylene Bisphenyl Isocyanate (MDI) Concentration During Spray-On Truck Bed-Lining Processes. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 61(7):872-882

Radtke, C., Autenrieth, D., Lipsey, T, Brazile, W. (2017) Noise Characterization of Oil and Gas Operations. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 14(8): 659-667

Brazile, William J., Autenrieth, D.A. (2017), Occupational and Community Noise: A Guide for Environmental Heath & Safety Students, Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.Adams, K., Brazile, W. (2017) A Faceoff with Hazardous Noise:  Noise Exposure and Hearing Threshold Shifts of Indoor Hockey Officials.  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 14:104-112

Adams, K., Langley, A., Brazile W. (2016) Noise Exposure and Temporary Hearing Loss of Indoor Hockey Officials: A Pilot Study. Journal of Environmental Hygiene, 79(4): 22-26

Autenrieth, D.A., Brazile, W.J., Sandfort, D.R., Douphrate, D.I., Román-Muñiz, I.N., Reynolds, S.J. (2016). The associations between occupational health and safety management system programming level and prior injury and illness rates in the U.S. dairy industry. Safety Science, 84, 108-116.

Autenrieth, D., Brazile, W., Gilkey, D., Reynolds, S., June, C., Sandfort, D. (2015) Client Perceptions of Occupational Health and Safety Management System Assistance Provided by OSHA On-Site Consultation: Results of a Survey of Colorado Small Business Consultation Clients. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Nov; 12(11):804-17.

Annyce C. Mayer, William J Brazile, Samantha Erb, Daniel A Autenrieth, Katherine Serrano, Michael V Van Dyke. (2015) Developing effective worker health and safety training materials: hazard awareness, identification, recognition, and control for the salon industry. J Occup Environ Med; May; 57(5):537-42.

Audra Radman, Delvin R. Sandfort, Tiffany Lipsey, William J. Brazile. (2014) Noise Characterization and Exposure at a Ski Resort. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 11(1): D10-D16.

Mayer AS, Brazile WJ, Erb S, Barker L, Miller C, Maier LA, Mroz MM, Van Dyke M, (2013). Developing Effective Health and Safety Training Materials for Workers in Beryllium-Using Industries. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Jul;55(7):746-51

Joshua W. Schaeffer, Layne M. Sargent, Delvin R. Sandfort, William J. Brazile, (2013). A Comparison of Two Sampling Methods for the Detection of Airborne Methylene Bisphenyl Diisocyanate. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 10(4):213-221

Kyle S. Root, Catherine Schwennker, Daniel Autenrieth, Delvin R. Sandfort, Tiffany Lipsey, William J. Brazile, (2013). Firefighter Noise Exposure during Training Activities and General Equipment Use. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Mar;10(3):116-21.

Cory J. Cranston, William J. Brazile, Delvin R. Sandfort, and Robert W. Gotshall, (2013). Occupational and Recreational Noise Exposure from Indoor Arena Hockey Games Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 10(1):11-6.

Daniel A. Autenrieth, Delvin R. Sandfort, Tiffany Lipsey, and William J. Brazile. Occupational Exposures to Noise Resulting from the Workplace use of Personal Media Players at a Manufacturing Facility. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2012, 9(10):592-601.

Engard, Derek J. , Sandfort, Delvin R. , Gotshall, Robert W. and Brazile, William J.(2010) 'Noise Exposure, Characterization, and Comparison of Three Football Stadiums', Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 7: 11, 616 — 621, 10 September 2010

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