Evaluation of Airborne Contaminants

Wednesday, May 25 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM


Exposure Assessment Strategies, Hazardous Chemicals, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

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

5:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m.

Road Paving and Asphalt Fumes—What Affects Exposure Levels? M. Shum, L. Clements, L. Kimble, and P. Bergholz, Occupational Hygiene & Safety, AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Burnaby, BC, Canada.

5:50 p.m.-6:10 p.m.

Formaldehyde Exposure Assessment During the Application of Professional Hair Smoothing Products M. Posson and R. Kalmes, Exponent, Inc., Oakland, CA.

6:10 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Application of a Novel Personal Air Sampler J. Herrington, M. Lininger, J. Konschnik, and S. Kozel, Innovations Group, Restek Corporation, Bellefonte, PA.

6:30 p.m.-6:50 p.m.

Association Between Personal and Area Fiber Concentrations in Brake Repair Shops: Analysis in a Real-Life Setting L. Méndez García, M. Cely-Garcia, M. Giraldo, and J. Ramos-Bonilla, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia; P. Breysse, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD; M. Duran, C. Torres-Duque, M. Gonzales-Garcia, and P. Parada, Fundacion Neumologica Colombiana, Bogota, Colombia.

6:50 p.m.-7:10 p.m.

Formaldehyde Emissions from Laminate Flooring: Is There a Proposition 65 Exposure Issue? P. Sheehan, A. Singhal, R. Kalmes, and K. Bogen, Exponent, Oakland, CA.

7:10 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Conducting Smoke Testing for Placement of Near Real Time (NRT) Monitoring Utilizing the EPA DQO process J. Brooks, NS&E Environment Safety and Health, Bechtel, Pueblo, CO.