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PO101 Personal Protective Equipment The Influence of Hand Movement on the Permeation and Penetration of Captan Through Disposable Nitrile Rubber Gloves R. Phalen, California State University San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA; S. Que Hee, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
    Defining a Dexterity Test Battery for the Evaluation of Protective Gloves C. Gauvin, C. Tellier, R. Daigle, T. Petitjean-Roget, IRSST, Montreal, PQ, Canada.
    Swelling of Four Glove Materials Challenged by Six Metalworking Fluids W. Xu, S. Que Hee, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA.
    Permeation of a Straight Oil Metalworking Fluid Through Disposable Nitrile, Chloroprene, Vinyl, and Latex Gloves W. Xu, S. Que Hee, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA.
    Simultaneous Testing of Protection and Comfort of Protective Suits M. Oldenburg, T. van Houwelingen, TNO Defence, Security and Safety, Rijswijk, The Netherlands; P. Reffeltrath, TNO Defence, Security and Safety, Soesterberg, The Netherlands.
PO102 Modeling Exposure: A Tool for Assessing Risk A Validation Study of a Mathematical Model for Estimating Solvent Exposures in the Workplace J. Spencer, M. Plisko, Environmental Profiles, Inc, Baltimore, MD.
    Health and Environmental Simulation S. Zemba, Cambridge Environmental Inc., Cambridge, MA; E. Bullister, Cambridge Technology Development, Inc., Weston, MA; I. Linkov, Intertox, Seattle, WA; S. DiNardi, University of Massachusetts, Amerst, MA.
    Source Characterization from Indoor Air Concentration Data - Quinoline Example M. Jayjock, The LifeLine Group, Langhorne, PA; P. Price, The LifeLine Group, Cape Elizabeth, ME; C. Chaisson, The LifeLine Group, Annandale, VA; C. Franklin, The LifeLine Group, Ottawa, ON, Canada; S. Arnold, The LifeLine Group, Roswell, GA.
    A Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Tracer Gas Comparison of the Spatial Distribution of an Airborne Contaminant in an Office Space as a Function of General Ventilation Conditions J. Rasmuson, D. Hall, Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene, Inc., Wheat Ridge, CO; L. Birkner M.S., CIH, Deceased, deceased, AZ; C. Connell, Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene, Inc. (former employee), Wheat Ridge, CO; J. Martyny Ph.D, CIH, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO.
    The Utility of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for Determining Flow and Re entrainment of Indoor Airborne Respiratory-Range Sized Fibrous and Non-Fibrous Particles D. Hall, J. Birkner, R. Strode, J. Rasmuson, Chemistry & Industrial Hygiene, Inc., Wheat Ridge, CO.
    The Implications of Input Variable Selection When Modeling Occupational Exposures M. Plisko, J. Spencer, Environmental Profiles, Inc., Baltimore, MD.
PO103 Sampling and Laboratory Analysis - Aerosols and Metals Characterization of Acid Mists at Phosphate Fertilizer Plants and Interference with the Current Sampling Method Y. Hsu, C. Wu, D. Lundgren, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; B. Birky, Florida Institute of Phosphate Research, Bartow, FL.
    A Comparison of Three Methods Used for the Collection of Exterior Dust Lead Samples W. Menrath, S. Clark, P. Succop, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; S. Greenberg, Environmental Health Watch, Cleveland, OH.
    Comparison of a Novel Liquid Crystal Monitor for Organophosphate Pesticides to a Conventional Sampling Method A. Bartekova, P. Raynor, J. Adgate, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
    A Study of Significant Variables and Their Effects on the Analysis of Hexavalent Chromium C. Pugh, T. Palmer, P. Carr, American Electric Power ( AEP), Columbus, OH.
    Welding Fume Exposure Modeling based on Laboratory vs. Field Based Generation Rates F. Boelter, C. Simmons, Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL; L. Berman, US Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, IL; P. Scheff, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.
    Extending the Validity of Sampling for Mercury at Low Levels by Modifying NIOSH Method 6009, Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption V. Daliessio, S. Van Etten, EMSL Analytical, Westmont, NJ.
PO 104 Ergonomic Practices, Strategies, and Processes Assessment of Knee Flexion During Work Tasks of Dairy Farmers M. Nonnenmann, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK; D. Anton, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; F. Gerr, J. Yack, University of Iowa, Iowa City, OK.
    Ergonomics Intervention in the TFT-LCD Module Assembly Process C. Lu, C. Yao, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.
    Effective Tools for Evaulating and Prioritzing Ergonomic Risk T. Silva, Humantech, Ann Arbor, MI.
    It is Almost Ergonomically Designed. The Use of Duct Tape, Bubble Wrap, and Packing Foam to Combat Ergonomic Risk Factors. J. Pentikis, U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventie Medicine, APG, MD.
    The Importance of Root Cause Analysis During Ergonomics Evaluations C. Shulenberger, Clayton Group Services, Pleasanton, CA.
    Ergonomics and the 10X Safety Initiative M. Wynn, Humantech, Ann Arbor, MI.
    Special Education Ergonomics: Addressing the Needs Within Eighty School Districts C. Brigham, 1 Source Safety and Health, Inc., Exton, PA.
    Practical Ergonomics Approach for Technical Field Staff C. Stuart-Buttle, Stuart-Buttle Ergonomics, Philadelphia, PA; J. Colbert, The RETEC Group Inc., Fort Collins, CO.
PO105 Emergency Preparedness/Response The Use of Computer Simulations to Support Learning in Emergency Response Training P. Tranchell, Soaring Eagle Safety Consultants, Clay, NY; W. Blank, Boston Dynamics, Boston, MA; D. Bushman, Sensis Corporation, San Jose, CA.
    WITHDRAWN Evaluation of Select Sterilants for Use on Railroad Car Electronics (Scientific Research) P. Manske, Long Island Rail Road, Hollis, NY; D. Cupriks, The Louis Berger Group, Inc., New York, NY; J. Reiman, Laboratory Safety Services, Inc., Butler, NJ.
    Safety Preplanning and Strategy for Large Incident Responses M. Bernard, US Coast Guard D13 (dx), Seattle, WA; L. Weems LCDR, US Coast Guard Sector Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.
    Developing a "Probabilistic Sampling Toolkit" to Supplement Judgmental Sampling Approaches Used During Initial Assessment Sampling Following a Terrorism Incident M. Gillen, NIOSH/CDC, Washington, DC; W. Sieber, J. Bennett, S. Shulman, NIOSH/CDC, Cincinnati, OH; B. Pulsipher, J. Wilson, L. Sego, B. Matzke, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Richland, WA.
    Development of Two Novel Surface Detection Methods for Methamphetamine Residues E. Esswein, NIOSH, Denver, CO; J. Snawder, C. Striley, G. DeBord, E. Kennedy, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH.
    A Case Study in Developing a Multi-Agency Community Action Plan for Emergency Preparedness: The Umatilla Army Weapons Depot S. Thomas, Oregon OSHA, Salem, OR.
    The Role of the IH Function in Corporate Pandemic Planning J. King, Intel Corporation, Chandler, AZ.
PO106 Beryllium Evaluation of a Standardized Micro-Vacuum Sampling Method for Collection of Surface Dust K. Ashley, G. Applegate, T. Wise, J. Fernback, CDC/NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH; M. Goldcamp, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH.
    Beryllium Aerosol Exposure Characterization During Precision Stamping of Copper Beryllium Alloy J. Miller, Ngenuity, Los Alamos, NM; T. Knudson, Brush Wellman, Inc., Cleveland, OH; J. Dugger, M. Williams, Perot Systems, Knoxville, TN.
    Performance of the Beryllium Blood Lymphocyte Proliferation Test Based on a Long-Term Occupational Surveillance Program E. Donovan, ChemRisk, Inc., San Francisco, CA.
    Automation Of ASTM D7202-05 For Analysis Of Air Filters And Surface Wipes For Beryllium In The Workspace A. Ekechukwu, W. Spencer, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC.
    Beryllium Exposure in the Metal Transformation Industry in the Province of Qu�bec: An Exposure Assessment with Different Sampling Devices. A. Dufresne, McGill University, Montr�al, PQ, Canada; C. Dion, Y. Cloutier, S. Viau, IRSST, Montr�al, PQ, Canada; G. Perrault, Consultant, Montr�al, PQ, Canada.
    Beryllium Aerosol Exposure Characterization During Chemical Processing of Copper Beryllium Alloys M. Corbett, Ultra-Fine Occupational Consulting, Toledo, OH; T. Knudson, Brush Wellman Inc., Cleveland, OH; J. Miller, Ngenuity, Los Alamos, NM.
PO107 Non-Ionizing Radiation Electromagnetic Field Exposure in a Non-destructive Testing Operation S. Lacey, J. Lippert, N. Esmen, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; G. Marsh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.
    A Practical View of the WBGT Heat Stress Method J. Zeigler, DuPont Personal Protection, Richmond, VA.
    Short-Term Heat Stress Exposure Limits Based on WBGT T. Bernard, S. Schwartz, C. Ashley, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
    Cold Stress Exposure in a Food Storage Warehouse Complex F. Akbar-Khanzadeh, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, OH; F. Golbabaei, M. Sajjadi, K. Nourijelyani, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of).
    Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields and Active Medical Implants D. Baron, ETS-Lindgren, Cedar Park, TX.
    Laboratory Study to Evaluate Metrics of Heat Strain M. Wan, Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA; T. Bernard, C. Ashley, Y. Wu, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
    DC or Not DC, That is the Question D. Baron, ETS-Lindgren, Cedar Park, TX.
    Assessing the Relative Impact of Factors that Influence RF Exposure for Mobile Phones M. Shum, M. Kelsh, Exponent, Inc., Menlo Park, CA; L. Erdreich, M. Van Kerkhove, Exponent, Inc., New York, NY; C. Scrafford, Exponent, Inc., Washington, DC.
PO108 Biological Monitoring Exposure to N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) in a Laminate Manufacturing Facility in China W. Shen, Delta Consultants, Troy, NY.
    Hexavalent Chromium Exposures During Hot Work Activities O. Kampa, ConocoPhillips, Bartlesville, OK; I. Industrial Hygiene Task Force, American Petroleum Institute, Washington, DC.
    Evaluation of Exposure to Refractory Ceramic Fibers by Nasal Lavage P. Kalliokoski, M. Veteli, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland; M. Linnainmaa, S. Mets�rinne, M. M�kinen, J. Kangas, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Kuopio, Finland; J. S�ntti, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland.
    S-phenyl-mercapturic acid SPMA in occupational exposure modeling K. Czarnocki, E. Czarnocka, T. Baum, Lublin University of Technology, LUBLIN, Poland.
    Saliva as an Analytical Tool to Measure Occupational Exposure to Toluene S. Ghittori, FSM, Pavia, Italy; M. Ferrari, FSM,U.O. Medicina Ambientale e Medicina Occupazionale, Pavia, Italy; M. Imbriani, Dipartimento di Medicina Preventiva, Occupazionale e di Comunit�, Universit� degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italy.
    Simple Solid Phase Microextraction Procedure Coupled with Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry for the Determination of Creatinine and Furoic Acid in Urine S. Tsai, Institute of Environmental Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; M. Huang, Department of Occupational Safety and Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
    Comparison of Biomarkers for use in Assessing Smoke Exposure Among Wildland Firefighters R. Neitzel, M. Paulsen, C. Simpson, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; L. Naeher, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; K. Dunn, A. Stock, D. Barr, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.
PO109 Exposure Reconstruction for Occupational Epidemiology Wood Dust Exposure and Asthma in British Columbia Sawmill Workers C. Peters, H. Davies, P. Demers, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Reconstruction of Exposures to Metal Working Fluids Using Industrial Time Studies S. Lacey, N. Esmen, J. Palmer, K. Kennedy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.
    Reconstruction of Exposures in High Temperature Alloy Surface Grinding R. Hancock, N. Esmen, S. Lacey, K. Kennedy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; G. Marsh, J. Buchanich, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; T. Hall, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK.
    Epidemiological research of silica dust-exposed workers in Chinese metal mines and pottery industry W. CHEN, J. Chen, R. Chen, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; W. Wallace, E. Hnizdo, HELD, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV; F. Bochmann, Institute for Occupational Health of HVBG, Sankt Augustin, Germany.
    Strategies for Dealing with the "Large Sample Size Problem" in Epidemiologic Exposure Assessment R. Rando, Tulane University School of Public Health, New Orleans, LA.
PO110 Innovations and Progress in Laboratory Health and Safety Chemical Safety in High School Laboratory J. Palassis, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH.
    Monitoring of Airborne Nanoparticles in Research Laboratories at the Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) S. Tsai, K. Ahn, M. Ellenbecker, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA; J. Isaacs, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
    Investigating Performance Of High Performance Laboratory Fume Hoods T. Smith, Exposure Control Technologies, Inc., Cary, NC.
    Laboratory Safety and Health Management in Korea H. Byun, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea; J. Park, Korea Environment Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
    Development and Implementation of an Ergonomics Program for Research Laboratories T. Roberts, E. Yu, R. Herbert, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA.
PO111 Aerosols Modeling the Metal Working Fluid Aerosol Generated in Grinding High Temperature Alloys N. Esmen, R. Hancock, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.
    Sampling and Retention Efficiencies of Reference and High Volume Samplers J. Kesavan, D. Schepers, US ARMY ECBC, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
    Field Comparison of Four Aerosol Sampling Devices in Four Agricultural Environments S. Reynolds, J. Nakatsu, M. Tillery, T. Keefe, J. Mehaffy, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; P. Thorne, K. Donham, P. O'Shaughnessy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; M. Nonnenmann, Southeastern Oklahmoa State University, Durant, OK.
    Collection, Detection, and Identification of Aerosolized Virus Particles S. Zaromb, D. Martell, Zaromb Research Corp., Burr Ridge, IL; N. Schattke, Schattke Chemical Consulting, Yorkville, IL 60560, IL; K. Phelps, Consultant, Perryman, MD; C. Wick, U. S. Army ECBC, APG, MD, MD; B. Christensen, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
    Ongoing Knowledge Developments Regarding Health Hazards of Metalworking Fluids F. Mirer, Hunter College School of Health Sciences, New York, NY.
    Determining The Source of Indoor Dust Complaints By Tracing "Indicator" Particles To Their Source D. Baxter, Environmental Analysis Associates, Inc., San Diego, CA.
PO112 EHS Management and Training: Lessons Learned and Emerging Trends An EHS Competency Model C. Woodard, Bristol Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ.
    Training Health and Safety Committees to Use Control Banding A. Bracker, T. Morse, UConn Health Center - DOEM, Farmington, CT.
    Using Membership Directories of OSH Professional Organizations To Evaluate Academic Programs J. Zey, S. Hutchinson, L. Ferguson, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO.
    Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Management System Implementation Challenges and Successes at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency R. Hartman, A. Einhorn, R. Suh, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Alexandria, VA.
    The Next Generation in EHS Training and Communication J. Testo, Delta Environmental Consultants, Inc., Troy, NY; M. Tranter, Delta Consultants, Chicago, IL.
    Twenty-five Years of Toxic Tort Litigation: Lessons Learned Challenges Defined F. Parker, Caliche Ltd, Magnolia, TX.
    Integrated Management Systems Audits: Internal Audit Tool D. Bourcier, Avchem, Inc.
    EHS Resources Evaluation Tool for New or Start Up Sites L. Chalk, The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA.
PO113 Fungal Air Sampling Data Interpretations Comparison of CFU/g and CFU/cm2 as a Measure of Fungal Load in Collected Carpet Dust Samples D. Bridge, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., Houston, TX; M. Krotenberg, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., Phoenix, AZ; M. Wiseman, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX.
    Generic Distinction Between Aspergillus and Penicillium on Spore Trap air Samples P. Fallah, Indoor Environmental Hygiene Laboratory, Redmond, WA; C. Robbins, M. Krause, B. Geer, Veritox, Inc., Redmond, WA.
    Comparing Selected Groups of Airborne Fungal Spores Simple and Effective Data Interpretation for Indoor Fungal Growth Investigation W. Tang, QLAB, Cherry Hill, NJ.
    An analysis of Penicillium/Aspergillus Concentrations using the MoldRange Database H. Burge, D. Gallup, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc., San Bruno, CA.
    Differentiation of Indoor and Outdoor Cladosporium and Aspergillus/Penicillium-like Airborne Fungal Spores W. Tang, QLAB, Cherry Hill, NJ.
    Further Studies on the Moldscore Trademark: Scoring by Field Investigators H. Burge, D. Gallup, D. Bell, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, San Bruno, CA.
    Evaluating Practical Applications of the EPA Relative Moldiness Index for Residential Mold Assessments. J. Dobranic, C. Cutler, EMSL Analytical, Inc., Westmont, NJ.
    Rapid 48-Hour Viable and Culturable Fungi Analysis for Indoor Environment Samples H. Neill, 1Source Safety and Health, Inc, Exton, PA; W. Tang, QLAB, Cherry Hill, NJ.
    The EPA's Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI): Will this Change the Face of Mold Investigations? D. Kahane, Forensic Analytical, Hayward, CA.
PO114 Engineering and Control Technology Gross vs. Net Room Volume and its Effect on Air Exchange Rate M. Weeks, C. Simmons, F. Boelter, Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL.
    The Influence of the Implementation of a Control Strategy on Urinary Mercury Concentration at a Mercury Thermometer Manufacturing Facility M. Sheehan, West Chester University, West Chester, PA; J. Galloway, Cephalon, West Chester, PA; J. Zanini, Becton Dickinson, Juiz de Fora, Brazil; N. Orr, G. Barbi, Becton Dickinson, Franklin Lakes, NJ.
    Gaining Acceptance of a Jackhammer Spray Control for Silica Dust in Road Construction K. Hoffner, NJ Laborers Health and Safety Fund, Monroe Twp., NJ; K. Hoffman, US Department of Labor, OSHA, Parsippany, NJ.
    Reduction of Silica Exposure Among Bricklayers with use of Engineering Controls for Cutting and Grinding P. Susi, Center to Protect Workers Rights, Silver Spring, MD; J. Meeker, M. Cooper, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; C. Cole, Labyrinth Management Group, Medina, OH; M. Flynn, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
    Effectiveness of a Portable Local Exhaust Ventilation Unit to Reduce Manganese and Welding Fume Exposure in Construction J. Meeker, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; P. Susi, Center to Protect Workers Rights, Silver Spring, MD; C. Cole, Labyrinth Management Group, Medina, OH; M. Flynn, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
    Practicalities in Applying the ASTM Tracer Gas Method to Measure Air Change Rates M. Weeks, F. Boelter, C. Simmons, Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL.
    Building for Sustainability R. Morse, D. Zehnter, P. Haas, Morse Zehnter Associates, Troy, NY.
    A CFD Study for Optimized Operating Condition of Lens Washing Booth J. Yoon, H. Choi, Y. Kim, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency, Daejeon, Republic of Korea.
    Mechanical Mixing to Determine Air Change Rate and Its Effect on Personal Exposures C. Simmons, F. Boelter, M. Weeks, Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL.
    HEPA Filter Efficiency in Relation to Installation Variables F. Akbar-Khanzadeh, K. Smigielski, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, OH.
PO115 Risk: Its Assessment, Interpretation, and Management Timed-Related Decay in VOC Emissions from a High Performance IT Product: Impact of Decay on the Quantitative Assessment of Potential Risks Associated with Product Emissions W. Davis, G. Utter, A. Fong, B. Brooks, J. Debroy, M. Marnell, R. Schimke, W. LaComb, S. Kreiser, IBM, Boulder, CO.
    Managing Uncertainty: Controlling New Chemical Introductions with Limited or No EHS Data C. Torres, Intel Corporation, Colorado Springs, CO; S. Kinsler, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR.
    Risk Management Insights From the OSHA Air Sampling Database A. Finkel, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Piscataway, NJ.
    Prevalence and Risk Factors for the Development of Mycobacterium Populations in Machining Coolants: a Proposal for a Standardized Protocol H. Burge, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc., San Bruno, CA.
    Risk Assessment for Fungal Aerosols H. Burge, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc., San Bruno, CA.
PO116 Safety and Occupational Injury Prevention Proactive Warnings: A Neglected Tool to Reduce Fatal Occupational Accidents? A. Finkel, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Pennington, NJ; R. Neff, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD.
    Scoring Accidents on "Preventability" C. Marlowe, Camp Dresser & McKee, Scotch Plains, NJ; J. Skrabak, Camp Dresser & McKee, Cambridge, MA.
    ANSI Z10--A new American National Standard for Management Systems in Occupational Safety and Health J. Palassis, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH.
    Fatal Falls from Elevation in Construction: An Evaluation of Incidents in Washington State and Recommendations for Prevention P. Spielholz, R. Clark, T. Sjostrom, SHARP Program, Olympia, WA.
PO117 Laboratory Health and Safety Methods for Estimating Airborne Exposure to Healthcare Staff due to Cleaning of Various Spilled Organic Products Q. Danyluk, Fraser Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada; C. Hon, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Select Spill Control Products for Formalin Spills Q. Danyluk, Fraser Health, New Westminster, BC, Canada.
    Mercury, the Ubiquitous Element Lessons Learned From Decommissioning Laboratory Space S. Magari, Colden Corporation, East Syracuse, NY; G. Richey, Colden Corporation, Philadelphia, PA.
    Characterizing Exposure to Airborne Mouse Allergen in Animal Care Staff at a Biomedical Research Laboratory W. Adkins, B. Gordon, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK; R. Lynch, R. Clinkenbeard, M. Phillips, University Of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK.
    Evaluation of the Accuracy of Select Mathematical Models to Predict Airborne Concentrations From Small Indoor Spills Q. Danyluk, Fraser Health, New Westminster, BC, Canada; C. Hon, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Development of Airborne Exposure Limits for Workers Exposed to Airborne Mouse Allergens at a Major Academic Research Institution J. Schaefer, R. Hamilton, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
PO118 Computer Applications Add-ons to IHSTAT: A Convivial Tool to Perform Descriptive and Inferential Statistics for Industrial Hygienists. D. Drolet, N. Goyer, IRSST, Montreal, PQ, Canada; J. Lavou�, University of Montr�al, Montreal, PQ, Canada; A. Dufresne, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada.
    Utilizing a Process Engineering Tool to Manage Workplace Safety, Health, Environmental and Ergonomic Risk in Commercial Airplane Production S. Magasis, The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA.
    Data Analysis The Value Proposition for the Industrial Hygienist G. Silverberg, Valero Energy Corporation, Delaware City, DE; L. Smith, Weston Solutions, Inc., West Chester, PA.
    Enterprise-wide Links Between Chemical Product Proliferation and Hazard Assessment S. Dor, Dolphin Software, Inc.
    Introduction to a Computer-Based Qualitative Assessment System K. Mooney, Weston Solutions, Inc., Okemos, MI; L. Smith, Weston Solutions, Inc., West Chester, PA.
    Installation and Application of Commercial Industrial Hygiene Database Software for Managing Exposure Monitoring Data : What to Expect and Pitfalls to Avoid P. Beach, Harris & Lee Environmental Sciences, San Francisco, CA.
    Case Study: Enterprise-wide Links Between Chemical Product Proliferation and Hazard Assessment M. Wysong, Dolphin Software, Portland, OR.
PO119 Agricultural Health and Safety The use of Industrial Hygiene in the Evaluation of Physical Agents and Respirable Particulate Affecting Thoroughbred Horses D. Johnson, L. Burrelli, Environmental Profiles, Inc., Baltimore, MD.
    Endotoxin Exposure and Respiratory Outcomes among Agricultural Workers in Colorado and Nebraska S. Reynolds, T. Keefe, J. Mehaffy, A. Serano Martinez, M. Bradford, L. Baker, B. Cranmer, R. Saito, J. Tessari, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO; J. Burch, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; N. Koehncke, University Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada; L. Prinz, S. Von Essen, University Nebraska, Omaha, NE.
    Prevalence of Obstructive Lung Disease in Older Kentucky Farmers, Part I: Objective and Subjective Indicators N. Johnson, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
    Health and Safety Considerations During a Salmonella enterica Serotype Newport Outbreak at a Veterinary Teaching Hospital T. Boyle, L. Krause, J. Passante, L. Peller, M. Finucane, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; H. Aceto, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, PA.
    Total Noise Exposure Assessment of Three Farm Families in Northwest Ohio S. Milz, University of Toledo - Health Science Campus, Toledo, OH; M. Witherspoon, A. Ames, Delta Environmental, Inc., Perrysburg, OH; J. Wilkins, III, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
    Prevalence Of Obstructive Lung Disease In Older Kentucky Farmers, Part II: Reliability Of Respiratory Questions N. Johnson, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
    Respirable Dust Exposure of Farm Workers in Onion Processing K. Lee, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; C. Reavis, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.
PO120 International Occupational Hygiene Issues Industrial Hygiene Practice in China An Overview W. Shen, Delta Consultants, Troy, NY.
    Work Improvements in Small Enterprises Revised (WISER) R. Rinehart, NIOSH, Washington, DC.
    Noise Exposure and Effects Characterization in Non-Traditional Occupations S. Caporali Filho, M. Vincenty Luyando, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR.
    Results and Experiences from an EHS Workshop in India D. Walters, KCP,Inc, Raleigh, NC.
    Managing Hazardous Chemicals Using Online Database Program Malaysia Oil & Gas Company's Experience A. Zainudin, R. Ronaldin, PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    Managing EHS Compliance Globally A. McIntyre, EORM, Sunnyvale, CA.
    Evaluating Aggressive Techniques During Maintenance of Gaskets and Packing C. Simmons, F. Boelter, Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL.
PO121 Noise and Other Physical Agents An Evaluation of Concrete Saw Blades for Noise Reduction S. Shepherd, S. Woskie, M. Virji, U Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA.
    50 Things You Can Do: How to Invigorate the Industrial Hygiene Profession in an Evolving World D. Brown, 3M Company, St. Paul, MN; S. Barnes, Chevron North American Exploration and Production Company, Bakersfield, CA.
    Evaluation And Control Of Hydrogen Fluoride Exposure From A Plasma Oven B. Altemose, Johnson & Johnson, Somerville, NJ; T. Grubb, CIH, CSP, Johnson & Johnson, Cornelia, GA; K. Duffer, Johnson & Johnson, San Angelo, TX.
    Noise Exposure and Serious Injury in British Columbia Sawmills R. Kling, H. Davies, P. Demers, School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    A Strategy to Prevent Occupational Noise-induced Hearing Loss: The Continuous Monitoring of the Actual Noise Exposure of Aluminum Smelter Workers Using Personal Protection K. Michael, doseBusters USA, State College, PA; A. Burks, doseBusters USA, Pittsburgh, PA; C. Dixon-Ernst, Alcoa, Pittsburgh, PA; R. Wilkinson, Alcoa Intalco Works, Ferndale, WA.
PO122 Sampling Gases and Vapors Diffusive Sampling of MVOCs by a Solid Phase Microextraction Device P. Juan, S. Tsai, Institute of Environmental Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
    Pervasive Carbon Dioxide and Temperature Monitoring Utilizing Large Numbers of Low-Cost Wireless Sensors D. Herbert, V. Sundaram, L. Albin, Y. Lu, S. Bagchi, Z. Li, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
    Helium Exchange Sampling For Personal Monitoring of Volatile Chemicals in the Workplace D. Cardin, C. Casteel, T. Robinson, Entech Instruments, Inc., Simi Valley, CA.
    Measurement of 1,3-Butadiene and Isoprene in Workplace air by Diffusive Sampling and Thermal Desorption GC Analysis P. Sacco, E. Grignani, D. Pagani, F. Quaglio, L. Zaratin, Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri - Centro di Ricerche Ambientali, Padova, Italy.
    Estimate of Exposure to Styrene Emitted From Thermoset Composite Materials Using a Small Environmental Test Chamber C. Lungu, S. Crawford, D. Bocard, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
    A new Micromachined Sensor Platform D. Deininger, D. Routkevitch, C. Kostelecky, Synkera Technologies Inc., Longmont, CO.
    Passive Air Sampling for Ozone by Solid-Phase Microextraction I. Lee, S. Tsai, Institute of Environmental Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
    Implementation of a Tanker Truck Sampling Station to Mitigate Risks Associated with Bulk Solvent Sampling K. Henry, K. Schmerber, Hellman & Associates, Inc., Golden, CO; M. Rothney, A. Doane, Roche Colorado Corporation, Boulder, CO.
    Effects of Temperature and Humidity on the Analyte Uptake Rates of a Newly Designed Permeation Passive Sampler S. Seethapathy, T. Gorecki, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada.
PO123 Bioaerosols: Collection Efficiency Investigations Evaluation of Fungal Spore Deposition on a Mixed Cellulose Ester Filter J. Edgar, L. Grimsley, T. Bates, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA; L. Relle, Relle IAQ Solutions, LLC, Belle Chasse, LA.
    When Spore Traps Don't Trap All the Spores - Collection Efficiency Study W. Tang, QLAB, Cherry Hill, NJ.
    Laboratory and Field Evaluation of a new Method for the Sampling and Analysis of Fungal Fragments S. Seo, T. Reponen, C. Crawford, Y. Iossifova, T. Lee, S. Grinshpun, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH; F. Grimsley, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; D. Schmechel, NIOSH, Morganown, WV; C. Rao, CDC, Atlanta, GA.
    Relative Capture Efficiencies of Spore Traps and Filter Cassettes are Compared in HVAC Systems J. Edgar, L. Grimsley, T. Bates, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA; L. Relle, Relle IAQ Solutions, LLC, Belle Chasse, LA.
    Field Performance of Portable Impactor when Enumerating Viable Bioaerosols G. Mainelis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; M. Yao, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
    Bioaerosols: Technology Evolution, Evaluation Revolution L. Rogers, Sceptor Industries, Tampa, FL.
    Comparison of Fungal Spore Collection Efficiencies of Two Filter Collection and Two Spore Trap Collection Devices T. Bates, L. Grimsley, J. Edgar, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA; L. Relle, Relle IAQ Solutions, LLC, Belle Chasse, LA.
    Comparison of indoor and outdoor sample results for microorganisms using viable vs. non-viable sampling methods taken at the same sample locations at six residences in four Florida counties. W. Crawford, SEA Limited, Jacksonville, FL.
PO124 From Meth Labs to Lead: Policies and Practices in Community Environmental Health Indoor Air Quality in Nail Salons C. Roelofs, T. Do, Dept. of Work Environment/UMass Lowell, Lowell, MA; T. Truong, Viet AID, Boston, MA.
  From Meth Labs to Lead: Policies and Practices in Community Environmental Health Recent Experience with Colorado Meth Lab Cleanup Regulations J. Dennison, Century Environmental, Fort Collins, CO.
    Limitations of Current Analytical Protocols as they relate to Public Policy: The Libby, Montana Puzzle R. Lee, G. Bowman, D. Van Orden, K. Allison, RJLee Group, Inc., Monroeville, PA.
    WITHDRAWN Resident Sampling for Pb and Value for Predicting a Child's Blood Pb S. Roda, University of Cicninnati, Cincinnati, OH.
    Take-Home Exposure To Asbestos: Are Family Members Of Auto Mechanics At Risk? C. Robbins, Veritox, Inc., Redmond, WA.
    Preliminary Results of Lead Particulate Deposition from Housing Demolition D. Jacobs, National Center for Healthy Housing, Washington, DC; A. Mucha, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; N. Stites, P. MacRoy, Chicago Department of Public Health, Chicago, IL; A. Evens, Center for Neighborhood Technology, Chicago, IL; P. Rafferty, Rafferty and James, Inc., Baltimore, MD; J. Phoenix, Coalition for Environmentally Safe Communities, Falls Church, VA; V. Persky, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, Chicago, IL.
    Conducting Mould Assessments at a Remote Location following Extensive Flooding of an Entire Community A. Wagner, Golder Associates Ltd., Mississauga, ON, Canada.
    Meth Lab Property Contamination Cleanup Standards: Are They Adequate? M. Trask, D. Durst, J. Bucklin, NES, Inc., Folsom, CA.
    The Industrial Hygiene Consultant's Role in Clandestine Drug Lab Assessment and Decontamination Practical Experiences D. Nye, RMEC Environmental, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT; S. Collingwood, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.
    Accessibility of Material Safety Data Sheets for Consumer Product Household Chemicals M. Phillips, F. Smith, R. Lynch, R. Clinkenbeard, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK.
    Evaluation of a Tool for Teaching Environmental Health and Guiding Investigations C. Keil, J. Haney, J. Zoffel, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
PO125 Health Care Industries Efficacy of Surgical Masks to Suppress Aerosol Generation during Simulated Cough K. Hofacre, A. Richardson, Battelle, Columbus, OH.
    Exposure To Nitrous Oxide At Delivery Suites In Six Swedish Hospitals H. Westberg, L. Egelrud, C. Ohlson, C. Lundholm, �rebro University Hospital, �rebro, Sweden.
    Are all "no-lift" policies the same? G. Byrns, Illinois State University, Normal, IL; D. Strode, OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL.
    Risk Assessment for Respirator Selection to Minimize Exposure to Infectious Agents J. Schaefer, E. Bernacki, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
    Application of Novel Local Exhaust Ventilation Devices to Control Bioaerosols in Chest Clinics and During Patient Transport S. Yu, J. Kwan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China.
    Risk coding: Risk-Based Exposure Control at the Mayo Clinic J. Nesbitt, D. Krageschmidt, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
    Case Study: "Teaming-Up" to Reduce Patient Handling Injuries at UCONN Health Center P. Wawzyniecki, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT; R. Fekieta, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
PO126 Microbial & Allergen General Topics Hurricane Katrina Lessons Learned for the CIH R. Morse, Morse Zehnter Associates, Troy, NY; P. Haas, D. Zehnter, Morse Zehnter Associates, West Palm Beach, FL.
    Removal of Bacteriophage From Air Using a Fan Driven Electrostatic Precipitator H. Burge, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc., San Bruno, CA; I. Botvinnik, Sharper Image Design, Novato, CA.
    Mobilization of the Flame Retardant Antimony Trioxide by Fungal Decomposition of Fiberglass Ductboard J. Krause, Indoor Air Solutions, Tallahassee, FL; Y. Hammad, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
    Mycobacteria: An Emerging Environmental Threat J. Millar, B. Shelton, PathCon Laboratories, Norcross, GA.
    Airborne Mold Spore Levels in Post Katrina New Orleans and Remediation Project Clearance R. Morse, Morse Zehnter Associates, Troy, NY; P. Haas, D. Zehnter, Morse Zehnter Associates, West Palm Beach, FL.
    Longitudinal Evaluation of Allergen Concentrations in Inner-city Households S. Cho, G. Ramachandran, A. Ryan, L. Aberly, J. Adgate, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; J. Grengs, Pace Analytical Services, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
    Volatile Organic Compounds Produced by Molds Grown on Different Substrates T. Pearce, C. Calvert, C. Coffey, NIOSH/DRDS/LRB, Morgantown, WV; N. Williams, Savannah State University, Savannah, GA; J. Ham, J. Wells, NIOSH/HELD/EAB, Morgantown, WV.
    Aspergillus Species Occurrence in HEPA-Filtered Rooms Housing Patients with Hematologic Malignancy L. Lee, M. Berkheiser, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
    An Alternative Method to Mold Remediation of Gypsum Wallboard J. Hicks, P. Rey, Exponent, Inc., Oakland, CA; H. Granger, HP Environmental, Santa Fe, NM.
PO127 Environmental Issues for Today's EH&S Professionals Historical Preservation and Applied Industrial Hygiene S. Rucker, H.C. Nutting Company, Cincinnati, OH.
    Lead in Dust wipes by Portable XRF: Instrument Performance Characteristics Related to Wipe Material and Sample Composition S. Roda, S. Clark, P. Succop, University of Cicninnati, Cincinnati, OH.
    Innovative Waste Management System in Taiwan H. Houng, Taiwan EPA, Taipei, Taiwan.
    Methods to Identify Vapor Intrusion in Occupational Settings S. Maberti, T. McHugh, J. Connor, Groundwater Services Inc., Houston, TX.
    Asbestos Analysis of Soil and Rock E. Cahill, EMSL Analytical, Westmont, NJ.
    Better Indoor Air Quality using Vapor Barriers H. Martin, EAI, Inc., Jersey City, NJ.
    Vapor Intrusion Pathway Sampling from Contaminated Soils and/or Groundwater J. Olcott, Envirogenics Health and Safety Services, LLC, Hamilton, NJ; J. Dennison, Princeton Analytical, Flemington, NJ.
PO128 Indoor Environmental Quality General Interest Illustrating Humidity for the CIH R. Morse, Morse Zehnter Associates, Troy, NY; P. Haas, Morse Zehnter Associates, West Palm Beach, FL.
    Effectiveness of UVGI Lamps on Common Microbial Contaminates in Commercial Facilities L. Horgan, Assessment, Resources, & Technologies, Inc., NYC, NY.
    Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollutants in a Salt Lake City Elementary School J. Parker, J. Veranth, R. Larson, E. Wood, H. Kim, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; S. Packham, Utah Division of Air Quality, Salt Lake City, UT.
    Indoor Environmental Quality Aspects of the US Green Building Council's LEED Program D. Walsh, Converse Consultants, Las Vegas, NV.
    Case Studies Illustrating IEQ Challenges in Sustainably Constructed Buildings B. Epstien, Air Quality Sciences, Inc., Marietta, GA; D. Brinkerhoff, Air Quality Sciences, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA.
    Evaluation of Test Method of Indoor Air Cleaners C. Chen, K. Hou, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Y. Kuo, Chung Hwa College of Medical Technology, Tainan, Taiwan; C. Chen, S. Huang, C. Chang, Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Taipei, Taiwan.
    The Industrial Hygienist's Role in the U.S. Green Building Council s LEED� Certification Process D. Regelbrugge, S. Blonz, G. Crawford, Boelter & Yates, Park Ridge, IL.
    The Role of the Industrial Hygienist in Green Building: Principles, Problems and Performance M. Andrew, Forensic Analytical Specialties, Inc., Rancho Dominguez, CA; D. Cox, Forensic Analytical Specialties, Inc., Hayward, CA; C. Godard, Forensic Analytical Specialties, Inc., Durham, OR.
    Psychosocial Factors Associated with Indoor Environmental Quality Perceptions G. Richey, Colden Corporation, Philadelphia, PA.
PO129 Exposure Assessment: New Techniques, New Strategies, New Perspectives Retrospectively Evaluating Employee Exposures During an Accidental Chlorine Release R. Moore, M. Weeks, Boelter & Yates, Park Ridge, IL.
    Assessing Pharmaceutical Containment Equipment Using Surrogate Monitoring B. Raczkowski, NATLSCO Risk and Safety Services, Lake Zurich, IL.
    Exposure Assessment for Metals in a Police Department Firing Range while Using Different Types of Ammunition S. Cali, L. Porter-Thomas, P. Scheff, D. Tessier, L. Conroy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.
    A Strategy for Identifying Tasks for Dust Control Priority by Field use of Direct-Reading Aerosol Instruments B. Holen, 3M, St. Paul, MN.
    Complexities of Hexavalent Chromium Exposure Monitoring - Consultant s Perspective D. Regelbrugge, Boelter Associates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL; R. Rottersman, J. Young, Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL.
    Assessment of Dermal Exposures at Three Cemented Tungsten Carbide Facilities G. Day, A. Stefaniak, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV.
    Calculating Average Airborne Concentrations from and Generation Rates for Emissions for Constant Short-Lived Sources S. Arnold, LifeLine Group, Inc., Roswell, GA; M. Jayjock, LifeLine Group, Inc., Langhome, PA.
    Tools and Techniques for Completing Comprehensive Exposure Assessment in a Large Enterprise S. Niestrath, 3M, Nevada, MO; C. Garrett, 3M, Brownwood, TX.
    Benzene Exposures from Petroleum-Derived Solvents Containing Trace Levels of Benzene in Occupational Settings J. Panko, K. Unice, J. Brown, ChemRisk, Pittsburgh, PA; D. Paustenbach, ChemRisk, San Francisco, CA; P. Williams, ChemRisk, Boulder, CO.
PO130 Respiratory Protection Performance of N99 and N95 Respirators Against Viruses and Nanoparticles: A Manikin-Based Evaluation R. Eninger, T. Honda, A. Adhikari, T. Reponen, S. Grinshpun, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
    What Does Filtration Certification of Filtering-Facepiece Respirators Tell Us? R. Eninger, S. Grinshpun, T. Honda, T. Reponen, R. McKay, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
    Carbon Monoxide Testing of Filter Self - Rescuers J. Parker, W. Duerr, H. Ahlers, NIOSH, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Filtration Efficiency of NIOSH-Approved N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators against Nanoparticles A. Rengasamy, R. Verbofsky, R. Shaffer, CDC/NIOSH, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Effect of Nanoparticle Loading on the Filtration Efficiency of P95 and N95 Particulate Respirator Filters A. Richardson, J. Middleton, C. Harto, K. Hofacre, Battelle, Columbus, OH.
    Head-and-Face Anthropometric Survey of Chinese Respirator Users W. Chen, L. Wang, W. Su, Z. Wang, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; Z. Zhuang, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, Pittsburg, PA; X. Tang, School of engineering technology, Chongqin University, Chongqin, China.
    Reaerosolization of Biological Aerosols from Filtering Facepiece Respirators A. Richardson, K. Hofacre, Battelle, Columbus, OH; P. Gardner, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
    Performance Evaluation of a Novel Strapless Adhesion Face-Sealed Mask for Reducing Inhalation Exposure S. Grinshpun, T. Honda, R. Eninger, University of Cincinnat, Cincinnati, OH.
    Ageing of activated charcoal S. van der Gijp, L. Steenweg, TNO Defence, Security and Safety, Rijswijk, The Netherlands.
PO131 Bioaerosols and Biosafety: Issues and Answers Use of Fluorescence Photography Method in Identifying Risks and Optimal Sequence of Removing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for Infection Control Purpose. R. Lee, P. Lam, H. Chen, R. Yung, Centre for Health Protection, HK, Hong Kong; H. Kwok, Hospital Authority, HK, Hong Kong.
    The Characteristics Of Bioaerosols During The Routine Maintenance Of The Ventilation System In A Hospital W. Lin, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; J. Pai, F. Wu, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
    The Effect of Residential Endotoxin and Particulate Exposure on the Activity Levels of Asthmatic Children H. Perez, Z. Berhane, M. Chilton, Drexel University School of Public Health, Philadelphia, PA; P. Gurian, Drexel University College of Engineering, Philadelphia, PA.
    Legionnaires' Disease: Results From and Evaluation of a Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment T. Armstrong, ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences, Inc., Annandale, NJ; C. Haas, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
    The Incidence Rates of Needlestick Injury Pre and Post Protective Device Implementation among Phase I Clinics in a Contract Research Organization (CRO) Setting M. Parkin, D. Brown, P. Covington, B. Harper, J. Brunner, PPD, Inc., Wilmington, NC.
PO132 Industrial Hygiene General Practice Expression of Heat Stock Proteins in Cases of Lung Cancer of Coal Miners J. Xing, .The center hospital of Xihan coal & power company, Taiyuan, China; W. Chen, F. Wang, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.
    Pools, Boats & More: Styrene Exposures in the Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics Industry. P. Corcoran, Cal/OSHA, Sacramento, CA.
    Assessing Formaldehyde Exposures in Georgia Funeral Homes U. Perleberg, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, GA.
    Exposure to Refractory Ceramic Fibers in the Metal Industry M. Linnainmaa, M. M�kinen, S. Mets�rinne, J. Kangas, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Kuopio, Finland; P. Kalliokoski, M. Veteli, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland; J. S�ntti, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland.
    Silica Dust and Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter During Wet-grinding and Ventilated-grinding Compared to Conventional-grinding F. Akbar-Khanzadeh, S. Milz, A. Ames, University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Toledo, OH.
    Correlating Welding Arc Time and Field Derived Generation Rates F. Boelter, C. Simmons, CIH, Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL.
    Ask Me About Failure Materials Analysis At OSHA D. Crane, OSHA, Sandy, UT.
    Welding Fume Exposures in Electric Power Generation A. Siert, S. Woods, Xcel Energy, Denver, CO; K. Blehm, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; H. Beaulieu, Industrial Hygiene Resources, Boise, ID; P. Bigelow, Institute for Work & Health, Toronto, ON, Canada.
    WITHDRAWN OSHA's New Compliance Instruction for Hexavalent Chromium L. McGowan, U.S. DOL / OSHA, Washington, DC.
    Beyond R & D: Development of a Chemical Review Forum for High Volume Manufacturing J. Hartle, Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA.
    Phenyl Mercuric Acetate (PMA): Mercury-Bearing, Flexible (3M Tartan), Gymnasium Floors in Schools: Evaluation of Hazards and Controlled Abatement H. Beaulieu, C. Brown, J. Brown, Industrial Hygiene Resources, Boise, ID.


Number Title Publishing Title Author
RT 201 Toxicology and Exposure Assessment Issues for Nanotechnology: An Update for IHs Where to From Here: Opportunities for the AIHA Nantotechnology Working Group B. C. Stockmeier;
Argonne National Laboratory, Elk Grove Village, IL.
    Introduction to Nanotechnology M. Krause;
Veritox, Inc., Redmond, WA.
    Exposure Assessment and Sampling Issues for Nanotoxicology and Safe Handling of Nanoparticles in the Workplace M. D. Hoover;
NIOSH, Morgantown, WV.
RT 202 Interpreting Fungal Sampling Data for IEQ Investigations Spore Migration in the Indoor Environment G. Crawford;
Boelter & Yates, Inc., Park Ridge, IL.
    How Does a Microbiologist View the Fungi? W. Tang;
QLab, Cherry Hill, NJ.
    Human Activity: Impact on Spore Levels H. M. Burge;
Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc., San Bruno, CA.
RT 203 Interesting Cases Evaluated by the OSHA Office of Occupational Medicine Aspergillosis in a Construction Worker R. Bak;
OSHA, Springfield, MA.
    Death From Thiophosphoryl Chloride Exposure J. Oleszewski;
OSHA, Philadelphia, PA.
RT 206 Reducing Worker Exposure At Hazardous Waste Sites Utilization of Remotely Operated Heavy Equipment to Prevent Occupational Exposures During Remediation of Highly Hazardous Waste Sites and Military Ordnance M. Larranaga;
UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health, Fort Worth, TX.
    Near Term Future Robotic Transportation Options as an Industrial Hygiene Engineering Control J. Meagher;
International Center for Toxicology & Medicine, Rockville, MD.
    The Remote Container Sampling Device (RCSD): An Improved Means for Handling Unknown Containers F. Bolton;
Technology Management Company, Santa Fe, NM.
    ASTM Vapor Intrusion Standard: Status Report A. Buonicore;
Environmental Data Resources Inc., Milford, CT.
RT 207 "Hot" Issues in the Electrical Utilities "Electrical Safety in the Workplace and PPE: The Naked Truth" H. Hoagland;
ArcWear, Louisville, KY.
    The Worker Exposure Matrix: Its Benefits and Challenges J. Sahl;
Southern California Edison, Rosemead, CA.
    Fly Ash Exposures at Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) Electric Generating Plants M. J. Bishop;
Xcel Energy, Minneapolis, MN.
RT 208 Bridging the "Lab-Field Gap" Improving Teamwork Between the IH Lab and the Field IH Teaming Together to Provide Industrial Hygiene Sampling and Analysis Methods P. A. Kostle;
University Hygienic Laboratory, Iowa City, IA.
    A "Monitoring Solution Matrix" as an Aid in Selecting the Proper Air Monitoring Method E. Stuber;
Galson Laboratories, East Syracuse, NY.
    Lab-Field Communication in OSHA s Salt Lake Technical Center s Investigative Team s Role in Industrial Accidents M. Eide;
OSHA Salt Lake Technical Center, Sandy, UT.
    Working with your IH Lab to Maximize Quality and Cost Efficiency for Air Sampling S. Strebel;
Wisconsin Occupational Health Service, Madison, WI.
    The Lab-Field Gap between IH Chemists and IH Non-Chemists A Chemist's View C. R. Manning;
Assay Technology, Inc., Pleasanton, CA.
RT 209 Hurricanes of the Gulf Coast Region: The Occupational and Environmental Impacts Protecting Responder/Public Health and the Environment during a Hurricane Response S. Jarvela;
USEPA, Philadelphia, PA.
    What Response and Recovery Workers Were Exposed to During Hurricane Response and Recovery Operations in 2005 and 2006 (Region 6) D. Wingo;
OSHA, Ft. Worth, TX.
RT 210 Managing Risks and Exposure during Construction in Healthcare Facilities Assembling the Construction Assessment Team S. Wheeling-Park;
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, HI.
    The Construction Design Panel - Challenges for the Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Professional S. Witek-Eames;
Water Reed Army Medical Center, Poolesville, MD.
    Critical Elements of Containment and Ventilation Practice for Healthcare Microbial Remediation J. Koerner;
Compliance Environmental International Inc., Glen Burnie, MD.
    Air sampling and monitoring strategies for healthcare construction including sampling for opportunistic environmental species L. Lee;
Pacific Industrial Hygiene, LLC, Kirkland, WA.
    Health & Safety Problems Commonly Found in Health Care Construction/Renovation P. Zanoni;
State of Michigan Department of Commuity Health, Lansing, MI.
RT 211 Building the Future by Leading, Developing and Energizing Our People and Programs Health and Safety Leadership in Business and Government J. Henshaw;
Henshaw and Associates, Sanibel, FL.
    Successful Organizations are Built Upon Successful People S. Wheeling-Park;
Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, HI.
    Developing a Vibrant IH Team on Earth While Trying to get to the Moon??.and Mars B. Geyer;
NASA Occupational Health, Kennedy Space Center, FL.
    Developing Army Industrial Hygiene Talent for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond D. Doganiero;
US Army CHPPM, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
    Mandarin for Wahoo?; Leading in a Global World L. Booher;
ExxonMobil, Fairfax, VA.
RT 212 Hearing Conservation Metrics: Measuring Effectiveness Measuring the Effectivess of a Comprehensive Hearing Conservation Program Overhaul C. E. Mashburn;
Duke Energy Field Systems, Okarche, OK.
    Hearing Conservation Program Effectiveness Assessment from the Perspective of an Occupational Audiology Consulting Firm A. Moore;
Workplace Hearing, Inc., Greensboro,, NC.
    Alcoa Hearing Conservation Program Metrics C. Dixon-Ernst;
Alcoa Inc, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Hearing Conservation Metrics in Weyerhaeuser Company D. Souza;
Weyerhaeuser Company, Federal Way, WA.
    Hearing Conservation Evaluation Measures in ExxonMobil N. J. Barone;
ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences, Inc., Annandale, NJ.
RT 213 Indoor Mycotoxins Update: IH Issues, Biomonitoring, Occupational Medicine Proposed Requirements for Mold Clean up Worker Training and Personal Protective Equipment L. Lee;
Pacific Industrial Hygiene, Kirkland, WA.
    Recently Published Evaluations of the Association of Mycotoxins and Health Effects in Indoor Environments B. D. Hardin;
Veritox, Inc., Redmond, WA.
    Insurance perspectives and impacts on indoor mold claims M. W. Ladd;
CNA, Chicago, IL.
RT 214 Innovations in PPE/Controls for Non-ionizing Radiation Exposures PPE for Infrared Radiation Environments T. E. Bernard;
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
    PPE Challenges for Laser Hazards R. T. Hitchcock;
LightRay Consuting, Inc., Cary, NC.
    PPE/Controls to Prevent RF Burns and Shock Hazards During Construction Near an AM Radio Broadcast Antenna G. Lamson;
    Non-ionizing Radiation PPE in the Construction Industry F. D. Anderson;
Zachry Construction Corporation, San Antonio, TX.
    RF Protective Suits: Ready for Prime-Time? D. Baron;
ETS Lindgren, Austin, TX.
RT 215 Repainting The Ben Franklin Bridge: Control of Worker, Community and Environmental Exposures Background Information on the Ben Franklin Bridge W. C. Brooks;
Delaware River Port Authority, Camden, NJ.
    Unique Concerns for the Upcoming Fifth and Final Phase of the Repainting of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge V. R. Pandya;
Delaware River Port Authority, Camden, NJ.
    Development of Performance-Based Project Specifications K. A. Trimber;
KTA-Tator, Inc., Pitttsburgh, PA.
    Implementation of Exposure Controls During the Fourth Phase of the Repainting of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge L. Lyras;
CorCon Inc., Lowellville, OH.
RT 216 Successful Mold Remediation: Challenges and Barriers CURRENT REMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION A. J. Streifel;
University of Minnesota, Department of Environmental Health & Safety, Minneapolis, MN.
Relle Construction, Inc., Gretna, LA.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), Charlotte, NC.
RT 217 Hexavalent Chromium Part I OSHA's Hexavalent Chromium Standards D. O'Connor;
U.S. DOL/OSHA, Washington, DC.
    Question & Answer Session for the Construction Committee Roundtable on Hexavalent Chromium C. Dellacqua;
AMGEN, Thousand Oaks, CA.
    Labor Perspective on the OSHA Hexavalent Chromium Standard C. Trahan;
The Center to Protect Workers' Rights, Silver Spring, MD.
RT 218 Ask the Experts: An Update on NIOSH Research in Nanotechnology Measurement of Nanoparticles in the Workplace M. D. Hoover;
NIOSH, Morgantown, WV.
    NIOSH Toxicology Studies of Nanoparticles V. Castranova;
NIOSH, Morgantown, WV, WV.
    Update on Nanoparticle Filtration, Respirator and PPE Research at NIOSH R. E. Shaffer;
NIOSH, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Proposed Risk Assessment Methods Applicable to Nanotechnology V. Castranova;
NIOSH, Morgantown, WV.
RT 219 OSHA Program Updates An OSHA Standards and Guidance Update D. Dougherty;
OSHA, Washington, DC.
    An OSHA Cooperative Programs Update P. White;
OSHA, Washington, DC.
RT 220 Legionella Its Ecology, Risk Assessment, and Control Risk Assessment and Minimization for Legionella in Water Systems M. Hodgson;
Packer Environmental, Freehold, NJ.
    Evidence-based Recommendations for Controlling Legionella in Hospital Water Systems J. Stout;
Veterans Affairs Medical System- Special Pathogens Sections, Pittsburgh, PA.
    Design and Maintenance of Water Systems as a Basis for Legionella Control T. Keane;
Legionella Risk Management, Chalfont, PA.
    Legionella Sampling and Analysis D. Miskowski;
EMSL Analytical Inc., Westmont, NJ.
RT 221 OSHA & NIOSH Guidance Resources on Avian & Pandemic Influenza Planning & Preparedness OSHA Guidance: Avian Influenza Planning and Preparedness T. Nerad;
DOL/Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Washington, DC.
    NIOSH Guidance: Avian and Pandemic Influenza Planning and Preparedness J. Eisenberg, MD;
DHHS/CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.
    NIOSH Guidance: Pandemic Influenza Planning, Preparedness, and Response for Health Care Industry J. Decker, MPH, CIH;
DHHS/CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Atlanta, GA.
RT 222 ACGIH Technical Analysis of the Control Banding Risk Assessment Process Control Banding Process Overview and the Use of Risk Phrases in Banding Schemes B. D. Naumann;
Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ.
    Demonstration of the Control Banding Methodology Case Study P. Hewett;
Exposure Assessment Solutions, Inc., Morgantown, WV.
    Process Validation and Opportunities for Improvements P. F. Wambach;
Department of Energy, Office of Epidmiology and Health Surveillance, Washington, DC.
RT 223 Reducing Hazards and Injuries of Vulnerable Workers through Research and Training The Historical Context of Workers' Centers as Examples of Non-Traditional Market Intervention Tools in a Changing Economy J. Oliva;
IWJ National Workers' Centers Network, Chicago, IL.
    Collaboration for Better Work Environment for Brazilian Immigrants in Massachusetts E. Siqueira;
UMass Lowell, Lowell, MA.
    The Rutgers-New Labor Construction Day Labor Intervention Project M. Ochsner;
Rutgers University Labor Education Center, New Brunswick, NJ.
    Increasing Researchers' Understanding of Injury and Illness Prevention for Workers at Workers' Centers through Worker-Leader Interactions. J. Zanoni;
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL.
    Occupational Health and Safety Experiences of Seattle Area Day Laborers N. S. Seixas;
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
    Lead Levels in Chicago Day Laborers Performing Demolition S. Buchanan;
University of Illinois at Chicago, University Health Services, Chicago, IL.
RT 224 EH&S Issues at Colleges, Universities, and Research Institutions Experience Sharing of an Evolving Nanosafety Program at a Research University S. C. Yu;
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, HONG KONG.
    "Be Smart About Safety" Reducing Risk at the University of California L. S. Wong;
University of California Office of the President, Oakland, CA.
    Flammable Liquids: What You Don t Know Might Get You Burned! D. J. Hurley;
Dan Hurley Associates, Winston-Salem, NC.
    Low Flow Versus Conventional Fume Hoods: Can We Claim Equivalent Safety? J. Seabury;
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA.
RT 225 Perspectives on Preparation for the CIH Exam Passing the first time . . . Somehow C. B. Ficklen III;
Mainthia Technologies, Inc., Hampton, VA.
    Professional Development through Certification CIH prep/strategies D. Lillquist;
OSHA, Sandy, UT.
    Hitting a Home Run . . . Second at Bat M. Watson;
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Washington, DC.
    The Third Time is the Charm B. Costello;
W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc., Forest Hill, MD.
    Requirements to Sit for the CIH Exam L. O'Donnell;
ABIH, Lansing, MI.
    Industrial Hygiene Mentoring Programs K. Castillon;
OSHA, Augusta, ME.
RT 226 Can Better Health and Wellness Improve the Effectiveness of Ergonomics? Pilot Study Review of an Incentive-Based Wellness Program and Potential Impact on Work-Related MSDs R. P. Deist;
QVC, Inc., West Chester, PA.
    Ways to Cost-Justify Wellness and Ergonomics Together E. Gallo;
Motorola, Inc., Arlington Heights, IL.
    How Nutrition Can Improve the Effectiveness of Ergonomics? J. Davis;
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
RT 227 Hexavalent Chromium Part II Characterization of employee exposure to hexavalent chromium during spray painting operations R. Bentley;
The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA.
    Hexavalent Chromium within the U.S. Air Force D. S. DeCamp;
USAF, Brooks City Base, TX.
    Navy Experience with Hexavalent Chromium J. Bishop;
Navy Environmental Health Center, Portsmouth, VA.
    Using Local Exhaust Ventilation to Control Welding Fume Exposure J. E. Spear;
J.E. Spear Consulting, LLC, Magnolia, TX.
    Hexavalent Chromium Exposure Assessment at Power Plant Outages M. J. Bishop;
Xcel Energy, Minneapolis, MN.
    Anticipating hexavalent chromium exposures during commmon welding processes. M. K. Harris;
Hamlin & Harris, Inc,., Baton Rouge, LA.
RT 228 Global Challenges and Opportunities in EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) Challenges and Opportunities of EHS Development in Pakistan M. Akram, Ph.D.;
Columbia University, New York, NY.
    Globalization of Industrial Hygiene in the Flat World Are Asian economies ready for Industrial Hygiene? J. Singh;
Golder Associates Inc., Kamuela, HI.
    Emotional Wellness and Organizational Safety Culture B. P. Pathak;
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Hamilton, ON, CANADA.
    Challenges to Worker Participation in H&S Committees in China's Giant Foreign-Invested Factories G. Brown;
Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network, El Cerrito, CA.
RT 229 Following the Leaders: Implementing Leadership Skills and Concepts from the Future Leaders Institute A Nerd's Perspective on Networking for Young Professionals: Channeling the Extrovert M. Ling;
Chelsea Group, Ltd., Chicago, IL.
    Identifying Your Needs and the Needs of Others S. I. Maberti;
Groundwater Services Inc., Houston, TX.
    Continuous Improvement as a Leadership Goal J. Sahmel;
National Park Service, Denver, CO.
    Leadership in International Committee Work G. A. Day;
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV.
    My Personal Leadership Journey M. D. Larranaga;
University of North Texas Health Science Center, Ft. Worth, TX.
RT 230 The OSHA Region II Alliance Program Speaker S. Barnett;
Connell Foley LLP, Roseland, NJ.
    Speaker K. Kearns;
Dow Chemical Company, Piscataway, NJ.
    Speaker W. Margaretta;
New Jersey State Safety Council, Cranford, NJ.
    The OSHA Region II Alliance Program in New Jersey P. Peist;
OSHA - Parsippany, New Jersey Area Office, Parsippany, NJ.
    The New Jersey Silica Outreach and Research (NJSOAR) Alliance K. Hoffner;
New Jersey Laborers H&S Fund, Monroe Twp, NJ.
RT 231 Biological Monitoring: Sparking Industrial Hygiene Biological Monitoring and the IH Consultant D. Napier;
DNA Industrial Hygiene, Lawndale, CA.
Health & Safety Executive, Buxton, Derbyshire, UNITED KINGDOM.
    Application of Biological Monitoring Data with PBPK Modeling J. Dennison;
Century Environmental Hygiene LLC, Fort Collins, CO.
UCLA Center for Occupational & Environmental Health, Los Angeles, CA.
RT 232 Chemicals of Controversy Managing Mercury: Emerging Regulatory Approaches for Controlling Occupational and Environmental Exposures to Mercury L. L. Bergeson;
Bergesn & Campbell, P.C., Washington, DC.
    PBTs More Than Mercury S. K. Sasnett;
United States Enviromental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, DC.
    Uses, Handling and Risk Management of an Occupational Asthmagen: Glutaraldehyde S. D. Ripple;
The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI.
    Characterization and Analysis of Airborne Metal Exposures among Workers Recycling Cellular Phones M. S. Kent;
Brush Wellman Inc., Elmore, OH.
RT 233 Academic Program Assessment: A Key Issue as OSH Programs Move into the 21st Century Academic Assessment: Comparing ABET, EHAC and HLC Methods W. S. Carter;
University of Findlay, Shaker Heights, OH.
    Academic Program Assessment: The View From University Administration A. L. Greife;
University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO.
    Assessing Industrial Hygiene Academic Programs via Graduate Student Research Projects E. A. Rodgers;
Black & Veatch, Kansas City, MO.
    Assessment Activities Used by Industrial Hygiene Faculty in ABET Accredited Programs L. T. Ferguson;
University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO.
    Gaining Respect in the FAA "Technical" Training Field R. Filipowski1, R. A. Gaseor2;
1Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, DC, 2Lockheed Martin, Lebanon, IL.
RT 234 Frugal Ergonomics More Great Solutions Ergonomic Solutions in the Electric Power Industry S. H. Gutmann;
S. H. Gutmann Consulting, LLC, White Bear Lake, MN.
    Simple Solutions for Ergonomic Problems S. L. Gibson;
Ergonomics Application, Duncan, SC.
    Ergonomics Solutions At Boeing From The Floor To The Sky A. R. Ross;
The Boeing Company, Portland, OR.
    Ergonomic Solutions in an Aerospace Supplier Manufacturing Facility J. F. Schlyer;
Spirit Aerosystems, Wichita, KS.
RT 235 Women in Industrial Hygiene The Female IH in a Multinational Corporation D. Woodhull;
Organization Resources Counselors, Washington, DC.
    An Industrial Hygienist in an International Union J. Nowell;
United Food and Commercial Workers, OSH office, Washington, DC.
    The Woman IH in the Government, Library Science, Ceramic Engineering, and Small Business. B. Cohrssen;
Cohrssen Environmental, San Francisco, CA.
RT 236 Managing the Business of an IH and Safety Consulting Practice 60 Critical Elements Critical Steps in Starting and Sustaining an Independent H&S Consultancy B. Kasher;
Consult SIG, Charlotte, NC.
    Sales and Marketing in H&S Consulting S. Damaskos;
SSD Marketing, Montclair, NJ.
    Contracts and Other Legal Issues in a Technical Consulting Firm S. Celly;
Cell Services, Long Beach, CA.
    Insurance and Risk Management in H&S Consulting Practices H. Cifuentes;
Hays Companies of Washington, DC, Washington, DC.
    Business Finance in Managing an H&S Consulting Practice E. Fields;
The Consulting Firm, Inc., Old Bridge, NJ.
RT 237 Stewardship and Sustainability Best Practices Report from the ACC Nanotechnology Panel W. Gulledge;
American Chemistry Council, Arlington, VA.
    Usie of a Product Stewardship Management System K. Maher;
Rohm and Haas Company, Croydon, PA.
    Chemical Management and Sustainability Practices D. Sadowy;
AMD, Sunnyvale, CA.
    Sustainability Concepts and Metrics A. Roper;
Alcoa, Inc., New York, NY.
    "IH Road Warriors" Paving the Way to a Greener Product Line J. Hellerstein;
MeadWestvaco Corp., Miamisburg, OH.
    Sustainability in Product Design K. Kalaijian;
Philips Medical Systems, Andover, MA.
RT 238 AIHA Healthcare Working Group Environmental, Health and Safety Professionals & JCAHO Facilities & Utilities Management in relation to the JCAHO Environment of Care L. D. Lee;
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
    Fire and Safety Management for the JCAHO Environment of Care L. Old;
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN.
    Security and Emergency Management and the Role of the Industrial Hygienist M. Fiore;
Northwestern Western Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.
    The proper Use and Disposal of Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste in accordance with the JCAHO Environment of Care S. L. Witek-Eames;
Walter Reed Army Medical Center / Walter Reed Health Care System, Washington, DC.
    Medical Device Risk Management E. J. Stewart;
Kaiser Permanente National EH&S, Oakland, CA.
RT 239 A SH&E Professional's Guide for How to Plan, Present, and Evaluate Effective S&H Training Learning Through Games: Does it Really Work? M. Dombrowski;
EG&G, Inc., Morgantown, WV.
    Multi-level Evaluation of Ergonomic Training W. S. Carter;
University of Findlay, Findlay, OH.
    Organizing Your Training: Matching Training Methods to Your Learners and to Regulatory Requirements J. Dimos;
Self-Employed, Oak park, IL.
    Training Tips for the Generations C. Lewis;
Creative Safety Solutions, Santa Fe, TX.
RT 240 So now you're the RSO... Licensing and Registration R. Cravener, Jr., 
CIIT Centers for Health Research, Research Triangle Park, NC.
    Radiation Surveys, Instrumentation and Dosimetry L. S. Vivekanand
NXP Semiconductors, Hopewell Junction, NY.
    A Review of Radiaton Properties, Exposure Limits and Common Sources N. W. Couch
Triangle Health and Safety, Inc., Durham, NC.
    Regulations Overview B. R. Thomas
Integrated Environmental Management, Inc, Findlay, OH.
    Radiation Safety Programs N. W. Henry, III
Safety and Health By Protection, Elkton, MD.
    First Steps for RSOs R. H. Johnson, Jr.
Radiation Safety Academy, Gaithersburg, MD.
RT 241 Communicating Risk/Communicating Cause Rules of the Communication Road M. A. Roberts;
Exponent, Wood Dale, IL.
    Risk Perception by the Non-Technical Audience J. V. Rodricks;
ENVIRON International Corporation, Arlington, VA.
    Epidemiology Risk or Cause? C. P. Rennix, CIH;
Navy Environmental Health Center, Yorktown, VA.
    Communicating Risk in the Courtroom T. Radcliffe, Jr., Esq;
DeHay & Elliston, LLP, Baltimore, MD.
    Communicating with Disinterested Workers M. O'Reilly;
State of New York DOT-SUNY, Binghamton, NY.
    Risk Does Not Equal Cause S. Tarry, Jr., Esq;
McGuireWoods LLP, Richmond, VA.
RT 242 Mastering Challenging Confined Spaces Fatality in a School Ventilation Duct T. W. Krug;
U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA TI, Arlington Heights, IL.
    Soil Gas: The Missing Link in Fatal Atmospheric Accidents N. McManus;
NorthWest Occupational Health & Safety, North Vancouver, BC, CANADA.
    Hydrogen Sulfide in the Dry Side of a Sewage Lift Station G. Hutcheson;
John Deere Waterloo Works, Waterloo, IA.
    H2SO4 Plant Vessels Use of Systematic Process to Assess Risk & Develop Controls R. B. Doremus;
DuPont LaPorte Plant, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., LaPorte, TX.
    Hazards Associated with Maintenance, Inspection, Repair, and Cleaning Petroleum Storage Tanks S. Rosen;
AIG Consultants, Construction Risk Management, New York, NY.
    Confined Space Fatality in a Lithography Plant E. J. Willwerth;
Atlantic Environmental & Marine Services, Inc., Grafton, MA.
RT 243 Interpretation and Use of OSHA Newly Established Assigned Protection Factors Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Table Added To OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134) J. Steelnack;
OSHA, Directorate of Standards & Guidance, Washington, DC.
    WITHDRAWN Assigned Protection Factors (APFs) as calculated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as part of the Respirator Protection standard (29 CFR 1910.134) C. Freeman;
Office of Biological Standards, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, OSHA, Washington, DC.
RT 245 Issues and Concerns in Diffusive Sampling Factors Influencing Performance OSHA s Growing Use of Diffusive Samplers as a Useful Sampling Tool M. Eide;
    Non-Charcoal Diffusive Samplers Principles and Practice C. Manning;
Assay Technology, Inc., Pleasanton, CA.
    Improving Diffusive Sampling Rate through a Radial Design D. Cottica;
Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri, Environmental Research Center, Padova, ITALY.
    A Field Evaluation of Diffusive Samplers and Canisters For Monitoring Volatile Organic Compounds In Vapor Intrusion Studies L. S. Coyne;
SKC, Inc., Eighty Four, PA.
    Total Hydrocarbons using Passive Dosimeters-What Are We Missing F. T. Posey;
Bonita Springs, FL.
RT 246 From Science to Negotiated Solutions: Resolving Biomechanical Hazards of Hotel Work NIOSH Lifting Index Evaluation of Luxury Hotel Beds G. Orr;
Orr Consulting, Alexandria, VA.
RT 247 Emerging Infectious Hazards and Exposure Control Evaluation and Control of Infectious Aerosols M. A. Sauri;
Occupational Health Consultants, Gaithersburg, MD.
    Infection Control and Medical Surveillance for Workers in the Field C. Chosewood;
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
    Bioaerosol Exposure Controls for Laboratory Workers K. B. Byers;
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA.
    Zoonotic Exposures and Personal Protective Measures for Field Workers P. A. Petch;
USDA, Riverdale, MD.
RT 248 Top Construction Problems and the NORA Research Agenda to Address them A report from the Workgroup looking at Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) J. Albers;
NIOSH/CDC, Cincinnati, OH.
    Perspectives on Gaps and Issues Related to Managing Construction Safety and Health W. Piispanen;
Wasthington Group International, Boise, ID.
    Reports from Workgroups Addressing two Issues that Affect Construction Safety and Health Performance Culture and Work Organization S. Schneider;
Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America, Washington, DC.
    Perspectives on Health and Exposure related issues as AIHA Representative to the N-CSC E. Satrun;
Exxon Mobil Corporation - Safety, Health & Environmental Global Medicine & Occupational Health, Joliet, IL.
RT 249 Healthcare: Current and Emerging Issues Exposure Monitoring for Ortho-phthalaldehyde and Glutaraldehyde A State of the Art Update S. Derman;
MediSHARE Environmental Health & Safety Services, Santa Clara, CA.
    Industrial Hygiene Infection Control Activities in a Large Teaching Hospital in the United States T. P. Fuller;
Boston University Medical Center, Boston, ME.
    Promoting Safe Lifting Practices in the Prevention of Low Back Pain G. Byrns;
Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
    High Impact Design Concepts for Healthcare Facilities J. McGlothlin;
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
    Sustainable Practices in Healthcare Facility Design E. Stewart;
Kaiser Permanente National EH&S, Oakland, CA.
    Alternatives to Glutaraldehyde in Healthcare E. Stewart;
Kaiser Permanente National EH&S, Oakland, CA.
RT 250 Mock Trial: Industrial Hygienists at Trial Defense Attorney W. Collier;
McDonald Collier, Vacaville, CA.
    Judge N. A. Feldscher;
Lowenstein Sandler PC, Roseland, NJ.
    Expert Witness J. Unmack;
Unmack Corporation, San Pedro, CA.
RT 251 Beryllium: Current Issues U.S. Depatment of Energy Needs for Improved Sampling and Analysis of Beryllium D. J. Weitzman;
U.S. Department of Energy, HSS-10, Washington, DC.
    Standard Analytical Methods K. Ashley;
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, OH.
    Beryllium Products and Uses M. Berakis;
Brush-Wellman, Cleveland, OH.
    Overview of Beryllium Exposure Limits and Associated Analytical Chemistry Issues M. Brisson;
WERC Analytical Laboratories, Aiken, SC.
RT 252 Parallels in the World of Risk Communication: Lessons from Sister Professions Communication of Risks from Mobile Telephones and Base Stations K. R. Foster;
Dept. Bioengineering, U Penn, Philadedelphia, PA.
    Community Action for a Renewed Environment C. Fehrenbacher;
    The FHWA Cross-Disciplinary Risk Assessment Framework K. Moody;
FHWA, Atlanta, GA.
RT 253 Federal Lead Update DoD Lead Update V. Belfit;
US Army Center for Health Promotion & Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
    CDC Lead Update B. Brooks;
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
    HUD Lead Update W. Friedman;
HUD Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, Washington, DC.
RT 254 Emerging Trends in EHS Metrics The Compelling Display of Industrial Hygiene Data to Achieve Desired Decision Making R. Torres, Jr.;
University of Texas Heatlh Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX.
    Emerging Trends in Metrics B. Randolph;
Environmental Data Solutions Group, Houston, TX.
    Developing Industrial Hygiene Metrics K. Neufeld;
    Risk reduction strategy to OHSAS 18000/ANSI Z10 using a Balanced Scorecard Approach P. A. Esposito;
STAR Consultants, Inc, Annapolis, MD.
RT 255 Indoor Biological Contaminants Health Effects, Assessments, and Sampling Biological Contaminants Assessment in Indoor Environments J. Tiffany;
Tiffany-Bader Environmental Inc., Titusville, NJ.
    Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Fungi and Bacteria W. Tang;
QLab, Cherry Hill, NJ.
    Bioaerosols and Health Effects: Recognition and Evaluation E. Favata;
Environmental & Occupational Health Associates
    Sampling and Analysis of Indoor Allergens M. Chapman;
Indoor Biotechnologies Inc., Charlottesville, VA.
RT 256 Beyond Health and Safety Programs the Psychosocial Work Environment SOLVE A Training Program Initiative J. Zanoni;
UIC School of Public Health, Great Lakes Centers for Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health, Chicago, IL.
    Maximizing Safety Performance: The Social-Organizational Context at Work D. DeJoy;
Workplace Health Group, Dept. of Health Promotion & Behavior, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
    Enhancing Risk Communication Effectiveness through Building Trust and Credibility T. D. Smith;
The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
    Psychosocial Predictors of Occupational Injury and Illness in a National Random-Digit Dial Survey L. P. Brown;
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.
RT 257 Laboratory Guidance, Codes and Initiatives - Updates and New Developments Implementing Labs 21 and US Green Building Council Guidelines in R&D Projects: Blending Industrial Hygiene and Sustainable Design J. Phillips;
Phillips Collaborative, LLC, Washington Crossing, PA.
    Laboratory Ventilation: Codes & Standards Guidance on Rates and Effectiveness J. P. Carpenter;
Vanderweil Engineers, Lawrenceville, NJ.
    Designing a High Rise Biomedical Research Building under the Newly Adopted Philadelphia Building Code J. Wagner;
The Children�s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
    Use Of Wireless Infrastructure and Web Based Technology to Promote Laboratory Safety and Compliance J. M. Chase;
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
RT 258 Glen Williamson Forum: Most Interesting OSHA Health Cases 2004-2006 Unsuspected Events Lead to H2S Fatality B. Wilkerson;
U.S. DOL/OSHA, Cincinnati, OH.
    Reality Check: Air Sampling Results Compared to Source Materials V. Mawbey;
U.S. DOL/OSHA, North Syracuse, NY.
    Welding Fume Complaint Leads to Methylene Chloride Exposure Determination M. Christian-Bice