Intriguing Unknown and Known IH Hazards

Thursday, May 26 | 1:00 PM – 3:20 PM


Exposure Assessment Strategies, Hazardous Chemicals

Arranger: S. Durgam, General Electric, Fairfield, CT. Moderator: P. Steven, Army Public Health Center (Provisional), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. Monitors: V. Kero, Omega Environmental Services, S. Hackensack, NJ; J. McNamara, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Baltimore, MD.

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

Cold Storage of Fumigated Fruit: Worker Illnesses Uncover an Unforeseen Route of Pesticide Poisoning H. Fong and P. Naef, California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Sacramento, CA.

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

Protecting Workers Who Manufacture the Insensitive Munitions that Protect the Warfighter L. Kneten, Army Public Health Center, Bel Air, MD.

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

Hazard Assessment of High-Nitrogen Explosive Compounds: A Novel in Vitro Multi-Cellular Approach T. Maurais, C. Gellasch, and M. Bruggermeyer, DoD, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; K. Donohue, N. Garcia-Reyero, E. Perkins, and K. Gust, USACE Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS.

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

Occupational Exposure Assessment of 1-Bromopropane Y. Lin, H. Lee, and C. Ko, Fu-Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City, Taiwan; J. Wu, C. Chang, and Y. Dai, Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan, Taiwan.

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

Isocyanate Exposure Assessment When a Paint Brush and Roller Are Used to Apply Moisture-Cure Polyurethane Paint T. Schoonover, SHARP Research, Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Olympia, WA.

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

Use of Aggressive Air Sampling for Assessing the Sufficiency of Indoor Firing Range Cleaning for Lead (Pb) Removal A. Weber and R. Seymour, Army Public Health Center (Provisional), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; B. Grace, Public Health Command-Pacific, Camp Zama, Japan.

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

Material Substitution of Methylene Chloride/Phenol Paint Stripper K. Walter, T. Harper, F. Blount, V. Sackmann, and T. Nelsen, Hill AFB, US Air Force, Layton, UT.