Novel Approaches in Industrial Hygiene Sampling and Analysis

Thursday, May 26 | 1:00 PM – 3:40 PM


Biological Monitoring, Sampling and Laboratory Analysis

Arranger: M. Hsieh, Abbvie, Vernon Hills, IL. Moderator: S. VanEtten, Chemistry, Rutgers, Mullica Hill, NJ. Monitors: A. Teague, Analytics Corporation, Ashland, VA; J. Cooper, Bureau Veritas, Novi, MI.

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

Evaluation of Sampling Bias During VOC Exposures Involving Peaks Using Capillary Flow Controllers Coupled with Evacuated Canisters R. LeBouf, CDC/NIOSH, Morgantown, WV.

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

Determinations of Bisphenol A and Bisphenol A Analogues by Solid-Phase Microextraction with On-Fiber Derivatizations F. Hsu and S. Tsai, Environmental Health, Taipei, Taiwan.

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

A Review of PCB Analytical Methods for Industrial Hygiene Sampling and Recommended Practices W. Mills, Engineering Technology, Northern Illinois University, Sycamore, IL.

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

Sampling and Analysis of Airborne Hazardous Chemicals in Bakeries in Taiwan P. Chang and S. Tsai, Department of Public Health & Institute of Environmental Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan; P. Hung, Institute of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Labor, Executive Yuan, Taipei City, Taiwan.

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

Development of a Pre—Filter for Thermal Desorption Tubes C. Chang, K. Yang, C. Lin, S. Huang, N. Yu, and C. Chen, Department of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; Y. Kuo, Chung-hwa University of Medical Technology, Tainan, Taiwan; C. Chen, Institute of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Labor, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

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

IOM Inhalable and Respirable Sampling Compared to Conventional Total and Respirable Sampling for Assessing Welders Exposure to Manganese F. Akbar-Khanzadeh, M. Shomody, S. Milz, A. Ames, and M. Valigosky, UT HSC College of Medicine, Toledo, OH.

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

Treated and Untreated Rock Dusts: Silica Content and Physical Characterization J. Soo, T. Lee, W. Chisholm, D. Farcas, D. Schwegler-Berry, and M. Harper, CDC/NIOSH/HELD/EAB, Morgantown, WV.

3:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m.

Vermiculite Containing Asbestos & Zonolite Insulation D. Ewert, Occupational Health Services, RJ Lee Group, Monroeville, PA.