County of San Diego, Environmental Health Department, and Hazardous Materials Division
Nick Vent is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist and Supervising Environmental Health Specialist with the County of San Diego, Environmental Health Department, and Hazardous Materials Division. He is the supervisor and an instructor for San Diego County’s Joint Hazardous Incident Response Team and most of the Fire and Law Enforcement agencies in the County of San Diego. Nick has a degree in Occupational Health and was an analytical chemist for 10 years. He also was the Facility Manager and chemist for a Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facility in San Diego for 3 years, and has now been with the HMD for over 27 years. Nick Vent has responded to or managed over 11,000 incidents.