Data Analysis in Exposure Assessment

Wednesday, May 25 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Exposure Assessment Strategies, Hazardous Chemicals

Arranger: E. Massawe,  Hammond, LA. Moderator: M. Adams, Farmington, NM. Monitors: R. Rogers, IHFSP, AIPH, Bel Air, MD; J. Lohkamp, ESIS, Inc. – Global Risk Control Services, Dallas, GA.

10:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m.

Aggressive or Passive Particle Sampling: An Evaluation of the Efficacy of Disturbing Settled Dust as Part of an Exposure Assessment to Environmental Allergens R. Allenbrand, Environmental Health, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO.

10:20 a.m.-10:40 a.m.

Historical Levels of Benzene, Hydrogen Sulfide and Noise to Demonstrate Exposure Trends in a Petroleum Refinery F. Akbar-Khanzadeh, M. Chambers, S. Milz, A. Ames, and M. Valigosky, UT HSC College of Medicine, Toledo, OH.

10:40 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

The Log-Binomial Model for Exposure Data Analysis T. Mathew, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD; K. Krishnamoorthy, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA. *WITHDRAWN*

11:00 a.m.-11:20 a.m.

Preliminary Results on Testing a Field-Based Respirable Silica Monitoring Approach in Surface Copper Mines E. Cauda and L. Chubb, CDC/NIOSH, Pittsburgh, PA; R. Reed and E. Lutz, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

11:20 a.m.-11:40 a.m.

Toluene Diisocyanate Exposure: Exposure Assessment and Development of Cross-Facility Similar Exposure Groups Among TDI Production Plants B. Doney, P. Middendorf, and W. Miller, CDC/NIOSH, Morgantown, WV; T. Feeley, Covestro LLC, Pittsburgh, PA; R. D’Angelo, Covestro LLC, Baytown, TX; L. Martinez, BASF Corporation, Geismar, LA; J. Cikalo, Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI.

11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Estimates of Occupational Inhalation Exposures on the Four Rig Vessels During the Deepwater Horizon Oil Release Cleanup T. Huynh, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; G. Ramachandran C. Groth, and S. Banerjee, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; A. Blair, National Cancer Institute, Gaithersburg, MD; M. Stenzel, Exposure Assessment Applications, Arlington, VA; D. Sandle, L. Engel, and R. Kwok, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC; P. Stewart, Stewart Exposure Assessments, LLC, Arlington, VA.