Industrial Hygiene Applications: Nanotechnology, Drugs, and Other Agents

Tuesday, May 24 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM



Arranger: P. Webb, Colden Corporation, Worcester, MA. Moderator: P. Webb, Colden Corporation, Worcester, MA. Monitors: J. Baker, Bureau Veritas North America Inc., The Woodlands, TX; A. Archer, MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD.

10:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

Methodology for the Assessment, Evaluation, and Control of Potential Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials (ENM) S. Maberti,C. Penniall,  B. Janke, and A. Jachak, ExxonMobil, Spring, TX.

10:50 a.m.-11:10 a.m.

Adsorption Efficiency Comparison of Fabricated Buckypapers (BPs) for Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Sampling and Analysis J.Oh and C. Lungu, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; E. Floyd, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK.

11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Investigation of Airborne Particulate Matter on the International Space Station (ISS) Using a Thermophoretic Sampler K. Rickabaugh, G. Casuccio, and K. Bunker, RJ Lee Group, Inc., Monroeville, PA; M. Meyer, NASA, Cleveland, OH.

11:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m.

A Standardized Approach for the Generation and Characterization of Aerosols Released from Composite Nanomaterials in Industrial Scenarios L. Cena, D. Farcas, and A. Erdely, EAB, CDC/NIOSH, Morgantown, WV; J. Kang, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Models—What Can They Tell Us? A. Havics, PH2, LLC, Avon, IN.

12:10 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Use of Surrogate Sampling for Evaluating the Efficiency of Engineering Controls During Hazardous Drug Compounding E. Higgins, Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc., Needham, MA.