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Proceedings of the 45th YPSW Annual Meeting

January 22-24, 2020

The conference theme for this year was 2020 Vision - A Critical Look at Key IH Issues. The conference spanned the three days of meetings. President Barbara Dawsonwelcomed attendees to the 45th Annual Meeting of the YPSW Local Section. Program Chair, Tom Slavin introduced the program.


Program for 45th Annual Meeting

Meeting Summary

Technical Program

The Future is Now: Occupational Robotics by Charles Geraci, PhD, CIH, FAIHA

Work Organization and Psychosocial Trends to Advanced Technology and Robotics by Naomi Swanson, PhD

A Primer on Talc by Eric Miller, MPH, CIH

The Historical Foundations of the Linear Non-Threshold Dose Response Model for Cancer Risk Assessment Edward J. Calabrese, PhD

Corporate Sustainability, Climate Change, and You by Brandy Wilson

Measuring Up - "Meaningful" Health Metrics by Alan Leibowitz, CIH, CSP

Cannabinoids and the Workplace by John Howard, MD

How the Microbiome Determines Health by Rob Knight, PhD

Beyond Risk Assessment by Scott Dotson, PhD, CIH, DABT

Decision Making in Managing Risk - Group Discussion by Charles Redinger, PhD, MPA, CIH

Association and Organization Reports

AIHA Update by AIHA President Kathleen Murphy, CIH
and AIHA CEO, Larry Sloan, MBA, CAE

AIHA Regulatory Update by Mark Ames

BGC Update by Alan Leibowitz, CIH, CSP, Vice Chair BGC (formerly ABIH)

ACGIH Update by ACGIH Executive Director Frank Mortl III, CAE


Speaker Bios

Meeting Regrets