Biological Monitoring & Bleeding Edge

Thursday, May 26 | 1:00 PM – 3:20 PM


Biological Monitoring, Emerging Issues

Arranger: D. Napier, DNA Industrial Hygiene, Manhattan Beach, CA. Moderator: S. Que Hee, Env Health Sciences, Univ. California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Monitor: K. Diep, Corporate Safety, American Airlines, Fort Worth, TX.

1:00 p.m.-1:20 p.m.

Exposure to Lead from Industrial Paints and Coatings: Is This Still a Potential Hazard in Workplaces? D. Radnoff, Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

1:20 p.m.-1:40 p.m.

Legionella in Residential and Commercial Properties: Routine Monitoring and Prevention J. Birkebak, C. Lively, M. Reed, and E. Sobek, Assured Bio Labs, LLC, Oak Ridge, TN; P. Riccobono, Conditioning and Control Systems, Inc., Englewood, NJ; J. Leitner and M. Borello, Environmental Building Solutions, LLC, New York, NY.

1:40 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Passive Wristband Sampler Technology Used to Build Bridges: Pilot Study Examples K. Anderson, Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.

2:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m.

Piloting Development of a Wearable, Real-Time Heat Strain Monitor D. Shaffer,  University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

2:20 p.m.-2:40 p.m.

Analysis of Los Angeles Taxi Drivers’ Urinary PAH Metabolites and Their Associations with Occupational Exposure to Traffic Pollutants N. Yu, Environmental Health Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

2:40 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Application of a Systems Approach to Link Safety and Productivity to Power Hand Tool Evaluation and Procurement M. Geiger, Pentagon Liaison Office, Naval Safety Center, Fairfax, VA; D. Wasserman, Consulting Engineer, Frederick, MD.

3:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m.

Estimating the Dermal Exposure of Synthetic Musks from Personal Care Products by Using Vertical Diffusion Cell Y. Hsu, W. Tseng, and S. Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.