Spectrum of Legal Issues

Thursday, May 26 | 1:00 PM – 3:20 PM


Legal, Regulatory, Guidelines, and Standards

Arranger: M. Norman, Law Office of Margaret Norman, Manhattan Beach, CA. Moderator: D. Napier, DNA Industrial Hygiene, Manhattan Beach, CA. Monitors: S. Celly, Celly Services, Inc., Long Beach, CA; L. Vance, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, VCU, Richmond, VA.

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

A Review of the New York City and New York State Legionella Regulations for Cooling Tower Management—Are They Enough to Prevent Legionellosis Cases? D. Miskowski, EMSL Analytical Inc., Cinnaminson, NJ.

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

An Update on USDOL-OSHA’s Efforts to Reduce Heat Deaths and Illnesses G. Lamson, OSHA Salt Lake Technical Center, Sandy, UT; M. Hodgson and S. Arbury, OSHA Office of Occupational Medicine and Nursing, Washington, DC.

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

The Impact of Key Global Personal Protective Equipment Selection Criteria on Standard Development J. Tremblay, 3M PSD, St. Paul, MN.

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

The Eyes Have It! Occupational Vision Is More Than Just Making Certain Workers Use Their PPE Correctly M. Pattison, Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Program, Army Institute of Public Health, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

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

Evaluation of Occupational Exposure Limits: Lessons Learned from the Alberta Process D. Radnoff, Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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

The Evolution of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Office Ergonomics and Reasonable Accommodation Process T. Silva, Atlas Injury Prevention Solutions, Grand Haven, MI. *WITHDRAWN*

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

Fire and Smoke Damage Investigations and Testing Options E. Mirica, Materials Science Division, EMSL Analytical, Cinnaminson, NJ.