PO110

New Advances in Construction and Confined Space Safety

Tuesday, May 24 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Topics:

Confined Spaces, Construction

Arranger: G. Mellor, Civil Engineering, Omega Environmental Services, S. Hackensack, NJ. Moderator: V. Kero, Omega Environmental Services,S. Hackensack, NJ . Monitors: S. Hueth, Industrial Hygiene, US Army, Joppa, MD; G. Mellor, Civil Engineering, Omega Environmental Services, S. Hackensack, NJ.

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

Preserving the Health of Tunnelers During Construction: A Case Study of Applying a Program Approach to Occupational Hygiene on Australia’s Longest Underground Rail Tunnels: The Sydney Metro Northwest Rail Link K. Cole, Ventia, Kingsgrove, NSW, Australia.

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

Developing a Comprehensive Manual to Prevent Fatal Incidents in Confined Spaces in South Korea T. Kim, Changwon National University, Changwon, Korea (the Republic of); K. Ahn, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI.

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

Breathe Freely Initiative in the UK Construction Industry by BOHS T. Boyle, British Occupational Hygiene Society, Pride Park, United Kingdom.

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

Many Pieces to the Puzzle: Successful Implementation of Engineering Controls for Dusts & Fumes in Construction P. Susi, CPWR, Marlton, NJ.

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

Findings from the FACE Reports on Worker Fatalities in Confined Spaces K. Ahn and S. Choi, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI; T. Kim, Changwon National University, Changwon, Korea (the Republic of).

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

The New EM385-1-1: Are You Prepared for Compliance? P. Rice, ClickSafety/Ahtna Netiye, Walnut Creek, CA. *WITHDRAWN*