AIHA Presents Webinar on Exposure Limit Setting Processes


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release No. SPR-13-0213-01

CONTACT:
Kathryn Grandstaff, AIHA Communications
(703) 846-0700; kgrandstaff@aiha.org

“The New Era of Global Exposure Limit Setting Processes - Harmonization on an OEL Hierarchy Approach” will be presented April 11


FALLS CHURCH, Va. (February 13, 2013) — The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) will host the “New Era of Global Exposure Limit Setting Processes - Harmonization on an OEL Hierarchy Approach ” webinar on April 11. The webinar is sponsored by the AIHA Control Banding Working Group and the Exposure Assessment and Risk Assessment Committees.

Attendees will learn about current national and international exposure limit setting and control banding processes, the strengths and vulnerabilities of each, as well as the intersection with environmental health limits. Webinar presenters will highlight the current OEL setting processes and their role in occupational hygiene and risk assessment. In addition, the presenters will address the development and implementation of health-based exposure limits, the profiling of risk-related tools (banding) to complement traditional exposure limit setting, and the challenges moving forward. This webinar will be of interest to EH&S professionals, including toxicologists, risk management specialists, and product stewards. Academicians focusing on human health risk assessment and regulators will also find the material applicable.

To participate in the live presentation of “The New Era of Global Exposure Limit Setting Processes - Harmonization on an OEL Hierarchy Approach” please register online at http://www.aiha.org/education/dl/Pages/13APR1WB.aspx. AIHA members who register online may access the webinar for $150, while non-members may attend for $199. The webinar archive is included with registration and will also be available for purchase post-presentation.

Please contact Cinthia Minan, AIHA’s eLearning Program Manager, at (703) 846-0749 or cminan@aiha.org with questions regarding e-learning or AIHA’s eLearning Program. For more information, including system requirements, please visit www.aiha.org/eLearning.


About the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA)
Founded in 1939, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is the premier association of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals. AIHA’s 10,000 members play a crucial role on the front line of worker health and safety every day. Members represent a cross-section of industry, private business, labor, government and academia.