International IH Ethics Debate

Monday, May 23 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM


Emerging Markets/Global IH/OH Standards of Care, Ethics

Arranger: R. Agnew, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. Moderator: R. Filip, Golder Associates Ltd., Mississauga, Canada. Monitor: D. Maser, Enviroair Consultants, Inc., Chesterfield, MI.

Dr. Adnan Ali Hyder will set the ethical framework for industrial hygiene in the global workplace. A debate on several ethical scenarios will be deliberated by members of the Joint Industrial Hygiene Ethics Education Committee and the International Affairs Committee. After the Committee members debate both sides of each issue, the audience will use interactive polling software to vote on the most ethical choice. This 2-hour session satisfies the ABIH ethics certification maintenance requirement of 0.33 points per cycle.

Ethical Framework for Industrial Hygiene in the Global Workplace A. Hyder, Berman Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

Ethical Obligations in a Global Supply Chain M. Katchen, Phylmar Group Inc., Los Angeles, CA.

Application of the “Most Restrictive” Doctrine R. Agnew, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul H. Arabzadeh, HRA Environmental Consultants Inc., Irvine, CA.