|AIHA Conference Daily: Your Source for AIHce News
Tuesday, June 19
niosh's howard: "occupational health is economic health"
In a wide-ranging address to attendees at AIHce 2012, NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard outlined several challenges facing occupational health and safety in the 21st century and called for OEHS professionals to be more active in voicing the concerns of workers. Read more.
safe and sound live at aihce
Listen to the live recording of Safe & Sound's June 19 broadcast from AIHce 2012. Guests for this morning's show included NIOSH Director John Howard, outgoing AIHA President Elizabeth Pullen, Upton Sinclair Memorial Lecturer Chris Hamby, and Richard Hirsh, Director of the Developing World Outreach Initiative.
a ceo's perspective: redefining our future
Indiana Convention Center, Sagamore Ballroom
John C. Sheptor, president and CEO of Imperial Sugar Company, shares lessons learned following the February 2008 dust explosion at Imperial Sugar's Port Wentworth, Ga., refinery. A 20-minute Q&A session will follow the presentation.
cummings lecture: all dressed up—but where are we going?
Indiana Convention Center, Wabash 1
Franklin E. Mirer from the CUNY School of Public Health will discuss the serious problems facing occupational health practitioners, including the loss of the manufacturing base, the decline in quality jobs and enforcement of rights at work, and obstruction of new health and safety protections. Read more.
|Wednesday Session Highlights
science symposium: exposure limit setting processes: a multinational challenge
Indiana Convention Center, 122
Only about 2,000 of the 100,000-plus chemicals in use worldwide are regulated by a government statute or have a guideline occupational exposure limit (OEL). Presenters will discuss the evolution of OELs, processes for setting OELs, their role in risk assessment and much more.
special session: emerging issues—carbon monoxide: a persistent problem
Indiana Convention Center, 205
Carbon monoxide overexposure is a frequently overlooked problem. Presenters will discuss a case study where CO levels were elevated in a downtown office building during renovation work. 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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| Wednesday on the Expo Floor
visit the expo
9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Indiana Convention Center, Halls A-E
Don't miss your last chance to learn about the latest OEHS products and services! The Expo closes at 1:30 on Wednesday. Expo-only hours are 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. and Noon to 1:00 p.m.
save on quality references
AIHA is offering 15% off all education and publications, as well as free shipping, same-day order processing and electronic receipts. And this, too: everyone who purchases a PDF publication receives a free AIHA tablet cover! Visit the AIHA Booth, #922.
student poster sessions and award ceremony
Indiana Convention Center, Expo, Hall B
Authors of posters will be present from 10 a.m. to Noon. A ceremony for winners of student poster awards will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m.
exhibitor product demos and presentations
Indiana Convention Center, Expo Theater, Hall C
The following companies are scheduled to demonstrate new products in the Expo Theater on Wednesday:
9:30 a.m.: Assured Bio Labs, LLC
10:00 a.m.: Flow Sciences, Inc.
Noon: Atlas Ergonomics
12:30 p.m.: ChemWatch NA
|AIHce Goes Mobile
get the aihce mobile app
With the AIHce Mobile App, you can use your smart device to view and evaluate sessions and speakers, explore the Expo, search for events and activities, build your conference schedule, navigate the convention center and more.
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relax and network with peers
Indiana Convention Center, Crossroads Lobby
Explore the cafe's interactive display and learn how you can benefit by being an AIHA volunteer. See page 17 in the Final Program for a full list of activities.
|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. Purchase at the Multiview counter in the Crossroads Lobby of the Indiana Convention Center. Read more.
Building Careers for Life
careeradvantage development fair
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Indiana Convention Center, 105
Whether you're an employer looking for a new employee or an employee looking for help with your resume, the CareerAdvantage Development Fair has practical information you can use. Stop by for resume critiquing, career-oriented seminars, speed networking and more.
Partner Profile: Nextteq
Nextteq is offering superior gas detection detector tubes, first response/hazmat kits, unique manually inflating sampling bags and patented respiratory fit-testing products. Please visit us at Booth #611-615 and meet our Sales Manager, Ryan Day. Visit www.nextteq.com.
recognizing aiha's partners of the profession