Fall 2002 Conference and PDC
Greenville S.C.
October 9-11

PDC—Industrial Noise: What's New

As safety and health professionals, we continue to face the challenges of addressing noise in the workplace. New developments in noise monitoring, engineering controls and hearing conservation continue to evolve. NIOSH is currently conducting research in several areas including the potential for synergistic effects involving certain chemical exposures and noise. Another area of interest involves the proper measurement of continuous and impact noise exposures.

Participants learned about current research initiatives. In addition, the PDC will provide an opportunity to receive refresher training on noise exposures and the administration of an effective hearing conservation program.

The PDC was taught by Robert D. Willson, CIH. Mr. Willson is president of Beta Associates.


Conference Agenda

Thursday, October 10

10:30 a.m.    Conference Registration

11:00 a.m.     Exhibitor's Area Opens

Noon            Lunch

Exhibitor's Area

1:00 p.m.      Welcome     

Pat Curran - President

1:15 p.m.  Roundtable Mold Issues

Ken Warren, CIH (S&ME, Inc)

          Neil Kao, MD (Allergic Disease and 

Asthma Center)

Gene McCall, PhD, PE, JD (McCall 

Environmental, PA)

Wayne Thomann, PhD (Duke University)

2:30 p.m. Break

Exhibitor's Area

3:00 p.m. "North Carolina OSHA Special Emphasis Programs"

          Paul Sullivan & Brent Webber  NC DOL

3:45 p.m. Industry Profile — Kemet

          Ronda Haggerty, CIH (Kemet)

4:30 p.m.      Business Meeting

5:30 p.m. Past President's Reception`

Exhibitor's Area

 

Thanks once again to our vendors for their active participation in our Fall Conference


Past Presidents Bob Claiborne and Ken Warren in the vendors area during a break.
Here  we see the vendor's raffle.  

Attend our next conference and learn first hand how many ways you can become a winner.

Friday, October 11

8:00 am   Continental Breakfast
              Exhibitor's Area

8:30 am   OSHA Roundtable

Rita McKinney (SCDLLR)

John Bogner (NCDOL)

Federal OSHA Speaker TBA — (US OSHA)

9:30 am   IH Aspects of Worker's Compensation

Mark Wiggins, CIH (Liberty Mutual) 

10:15 am       Break

                     Exhibitor's Area

10:45 am South Carolina Workplace Security Guide 

          Charles Jackson, CIH (International Paper)

11:30 am  Student Presentation — A Comparison of Sampling Methods for Metalworking Fluids 

          Julie Bowers (USC)

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