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Proceedings of the 43rd YPSW Annual Meeting

January 17-19, 2018

The conference theme for this year was Incorporating OHS into the design of workplaces and processes.. The conference spanned the three days of meetings. President Bob Lieckfield, Jr. welcomed attendees to the 43rd Annual Meeting of the YPSW Local Section. Program Chair, Frank Renshaw introduced the program.


Program for 43rd Annual Meeting

Meeting Summary

Technical Program

Incorporating OHS into the Design of Workplaces and Processes by Frank Renshaw, PhD, CIH, CSP, FAIHA

National Prevention Through Design Initiative by Jonathan A. Bach, PE, CIH, CSP

A Pharmaceutical Company's dEHSign Process by Jonathan Gast, CIH, CSP

Inherently Safer Chemical Processes by Dennis C. Hendershot, BSChE

OHS in the Design and Construction of Projects by John Gambatese, PhD, PE(CA)

Assessing and Controlling Risks from Dermal Exposures by Jennifer Sahmel, MPH, CIH, CSP

The Opioid Crisis by John Howard, MD

Implications of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act by Marisa Kreider, PhD, DABT

Preventing Occupational Hearing Loss in a Global Manufacturing Network by John Mulhausen, PhD, CIH, CSP

Safe and Lean - An Ergonomics Strategy in Commerical Vehicle Manufacturing by Tom Slavin, CIH, CSP, CSHM, CPEA

Association and Organization Reports

AIHA Update by Lawrence D Sloan, CAE, MBA

ACGIH Update by Audrey Lawrence, MPH, CIH

ABIH Update by David C. Roskelley, MSPH, CIH, CSP

AIHA Initiatives and Accomplishments by Steven Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP

Regulatory Update by Mark Ames

Other Business

Meeting Regrets  - mailed in responses.



YPSW President Bob Lieckfield auctions two Anna Davis pies for charity at the 2018 YPSW Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
YPSW Banquet