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Occupational Health & Safety Announces Industrial Hygiene Virtual Summit

Occupational Health & Safety, an industry information source for health, safety and industrial hygiene, announced that it will host an Industrial Hygiene Virtual Summit on May 28, 2020. Occupational Health & Safety has been an industry leader since 1932 and continues to provide an effective collection of media outlets for spreading the word about health and safety products and issues. The brand is known for offering new, innovative ways to engage those in the industry.

With many in-person safety events being canceled this year, the OH&S Virtual Summit gives safety professionals the opportunity to learn vital industry information without traveling. Registration is free for qualified safety professionals. The May 28th event will include three webinars on key industrial hygiene topics: Total Worker Health, Respiratory Protection, and Gas Detection. All sessions will be moderated by the OH&S editorial team featuring Editor Sydny Shepard and Associate Content Editor Amanda Smiley.

Jennifer Cavallari, ScD, CIH, an Associated Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in the Department of Public Health Sciences, will present Total Worker Health for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals, which will give participants knowledge of principles, rationale and best practices of a TWH approach. Dennis A. Terpin, Ph.D., O.H.S.T, Senior Industrial Hygienist/Emergency Manager for the University of Illinois at Chicago, will present Respiratory Protection Programs — Maintaining Your Program in Uncharted Waters. This webinar will discuss how it has never been so important to incorporate OSHA’s hierarchy of controls and a hazard control program in respirator protection programs.

To round out the day, John Shawder, Ph.D. will present Selection and Use of Direct-Reading and Sensor Technologies for Occupational Health & Safety. Dr. Snawder is the Leader of the Biomonitoring Research Team and Co-Director of the NIOSH Center for Direct Reading and Sensor Technologies. This gas detection webinar will describe the NIOSH Right Sensor Used Right Initiative.

“The cancellation, virtualization, and postponement of many tradeshows has been a difficult thing for the industry to experience, as many safety professionals gain important information specific to their daily responsibilities from these shows each year,” said Shepard. “We are pleased to bring OH&S subscribers the ability to further their industrial hygiene knowledge from the comfort of their homes without the increased risk of traveling now brings.”

“Given OH&S’s reach and longevity, I am proud to be able to offer safety professionals the opportunity to learn during this unique time of no travel. The concerns in the safety market are as relevant as ever, and these sessions will offer invaluable insights and solutions,” added Kevin O’Grady, president and group publisher of Occupational Health & Safety.

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