Non-Routine Industrial Hygiene: Evolving Issues in Emergency Response

Wednesday, May 25 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Incident Preparedness and Response

Arranger: L. Weems, Safety and Health, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock, AR. Moderator: L. Weems, Safety and Health, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock, AR. Monitors: E. Primeau, USCG Atlantic Strike Team, Fort Dix, NJ; S. Rosen, DTCC, Wilmington, DE.

10:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m.

Industrial Hygiene OUTSIDE the Fenceline R. Jarecha, Paulsboro Refining Company, Paulsboro, NJ.

10:20 a.m.-10:40 a.m.

A Comparison of Hazardous Materials Flow in Five Kentucky Counties: Urban vs. Rural Gradient J. Basham, V. Golla, and R. Taylor, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

10:40 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Recommendations for Safe Handling of Human Remains Containing Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs) J. Shugart, Emergency Preparedness & Response, CDC/NIOSH, Decatur, GA.

11:00 a.m.-11:20 a.m.

Ebola Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Training Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis for the NIEHS Worker Training Program J. Rosen, National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety & Health Training, Research Triangle Park, NC; S. Beard, Worker Education and Training Program, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC.

11:20 a.m.-11:40 a.m.

A New Tool for Managing Dermal Risks: Dermal Exposure Risk Management and Logic (DERMaL) eToolkit N. Hudson and S. Dotson, CDC/NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH; A. Maier, Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance C. Dowell, CDC/NIOSH, Atlanta, GA.