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Industrial Hygiene 101 For a Safer Workplace by John Reinemann

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Saratoga County Chamber 28 Clinton Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. Our presentation will be on “Industrial Hygiene 101: Use of Industrial Hygiene Principles for Establishing a Safer Workplace” presented by John Reinemann, CIH.

This presentation will provide an overview of what an industrial hygienist (IH) is for the safety professional who might not be too familiar with the practice. It will also provide attendees with a general history of the industrial hygiene profession that developed centuries ago. We will review the primary principles associated with industrial hygiene activities: recognition, evaluation and control of occupational hazards. Industrial hygienists also work with medical professionals in support of required medical surveillance programs. We will review the role of the IH in identifying workplace illnesses and injuries from the OSHA 300 Log. This training will also discuss which OSHA Standards have medical surveillance requirements, using Biological Exposure Indices (BEI) to confirm or supplement exposure determinations and touch upon workplace diseases attributed to chemical exposures.

Please be sure to RSVP before noon on Monday, March 14, 2016


Unless otherwise noted all Adirondack Foothills/Saratoga County Chamber Safety Group Meetings will be held at the offices of the Saratoga County Chamber 28 Clinton Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

For more information please call (518) 584-3255. Sign-in is at 07:45 AM, with the meetings starting promptly at 08:00 AM.

Please RSVP no later than noon on the Monday just prior to the meeting date.

Feel free to bring guests from your company such as management or members of your safety committees. Just be sure to let us know the names of those who will attend so we can prepare name tags for them.

If you have a topic you would like to see a presentation on, please call us and let us know and we will do our best to arrange for it.

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