|AIHA Conference Daily: Your Source for AIHce News
Wednesday, June 20
imperial sugar ceo discusses combustible dust at general session
John C. Sheptor, President and CEO of Imperial Sugar, described his company’s recovery from the tragic 2008 combustible dust explosion at a refinery in Port Wentworth, Ga., which caused loss of lives, injuries and substantial damage to the facility. Sheptor detailed the numerous changes Imperial Sugar has made in reaction to the incident and called for a federal combustible dust standard. Read more.
aiha releases white paper on the role of osha
Today at AIHce 2012, AIHA released a white paper titled “Perspective on the Role of OSHA in Advancing Occupational Safety and Health for the Nation," which highlights the emerging roles and issues facing the OSHA. Read more.
safe and sound live at aihce
Listen to the live recording of Safe & Sound's June 20 broadcast from AIHce 2012. Guests for this morning's show included Imperial Sugar CEO John C. Sheptor, AIHA Executive Director Peter O'Neil, AIHA Government Affairs Director Aaron Trippler, and SAI's Sean Fitzgerald.
the latest news from aihce
The most comprehensive coverage of AIHce 2012 is on the AIHA website. View all the news from this week's events, and stop back as more will be added next week.
|Thursday Session Highlights
stokinger award lecture: threshold limit values
Indiana Convention Center, Wabash 1
Michelle M. Schaper of MSHA will discuss the importance of developing, updating and using current occupational exposure limits and will review changes in the TLVs and in the characteristics of the workers the TLVs are intended to protect. Read more.
science symposium: assessing exposure during disaster response: the gulf oil spill experience
Indiana Convention Center, 205
Presenters will provide an overview of the multi-year study launched by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to investigate the potential health effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Read more.
new this year: online evals
This year's session evaluations are entirely electronic. Links to the evaluations will be e-mailed to you at the conclusion of your session. You can also access the evaluations from the conference website.
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|App Open House
smart apps for smart people
Indiana Convention Center, Volunteer Collaboration Cafe, Crossroads Lobby
Learn how to better use your favorite smartphone or tablet in this loosely structured, hands-on session at the Volunteer Collaboration Cafe.
|AIHce On Demand
when you go home, the conference lives on
Can’t go to all the technical sessions you'd like to attend? Get AIHce On Demand for access to nearly the entire technical program. Purchase at AIHce 2012 for only $75—the price goes up after AIHce. Read more.
|Save the Dates
see you next year in la belle province
AIHce 2013 will be held May 18-23 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Stay up to date on all things AIHce by visiting the AIHce 2013 website.
PDC submission deadline: Aug. 15
Technical presentation submission deadline: Sept. 28
aiha fall conference
San Antonio, Texas
Registration for AIHA's Fall Conference opens this month. Visit the conference website.
second asia pacific oh + ehs conference + exhibition
After an outstanding inaugural year for AIHA's Asia Pacific OH and EHS Conference & Exhibition, AIHA is pleased to present our second conference in Singapore. Visit the conference website.
Partner Profile: ALS Environmental
ALS Environmental is the largest environmental testing group in the world. With laboratories across the globe, ALS provides clients with analytical and technical support for local and international projects. ALS laboratories in Cincinnati, OH; Salt Lake City, UT; and Simi Valley, CA are premier providers of industrial hygiene analytical services.
recognizing aiha's partners of the profession