AIHA Carolinas Section Meetings and Conferences

Upcoming Meetings

Carolinas AIHA Fall 2017 PDC/Conference

September 27–29, 2017
Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation
Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Hotel Info

Rooms have been set aside at the Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation for those attending the meeting. Please make your reservation directly with the hotel by calling 800-876-0010 and mentioning the AIHA meeting. The special rate is $149/night, which includes a full hot breakfast as well as a managers’ reception each evening. The block closes on August 26 (or earlier if it’s filled).

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PDC Overview

Pat Curran, CIH
Susie Strohschein, Air Systems Corp, IE
Jonathan Hale, MPA, Air Systems, Corp

Wednesday, September 27: Industrial Ventilation to Protect the Worker

  • Industrial Hygiene Basics for Industrial Ventilation (Physics of Air to Protect a Worker)
  • Hood Science; Where the air protects the worker
  • Troubleshooting the "Rest of the System"

Thursday, September 28

  • Combustible Dust Science Basics
  • DHA and "How to do your own Combustible Dust Inspection"
  • Innovative and Practical Means for Combustible Dust Explosion Mitigation-Don't Overthink This!

PDC/Conference Agenda

Wednesday, September 27

12:00 pm PDC Registration Opens
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm PDC: Practical Solutions to Combustible Dust & Industrial Ventilation
Jonathan Hale & Susie Strohschein, Air Systems Corp; Pat Curran, PCIH

Thursday, September 28

7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm PDC: Practical Solutions to Combustible Dust & Industrial Ventilation
12:00 pm Conference Registration Opens
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Welcome & Business Meeting
Timothy Hicks, HHS Consulting
1:15 pm – 1:30 pm AIHA South Region Update
Stephanie Scibilia, SGS Galson
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Key Issues the Industrial Hygienist Faces with HVAC Systems (Cause & Solution Overview)
Doug Gunnell, P.E., Gunnell Engineering
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Break in Vendor Display Area
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm New Sampling Options for the OSHA Final Rule on Silica
Debbie Dietrich, CIH, SKC Inc.
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Classifying DOT Hazardous Materials for Transportation
Sonia Irusta, Bureau of Dangerous Goods
5:00 pm – 5:15 pm Closing Remarks
Timothy Hicks, HHS Consulting
5:15 pm Past President's Reception

Friday, September 29

8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental BreakfastVendor Display Area
8:30 am – 9:00 am South Carolina OSHA Update
Dottie Ison / Harvey Jessup, SC DOL
9:00 am – 9:45 am Hazardous Drugs: What is USP 800 & Why Should We Care?
Nicole Greeson, MS, CIH, Duke University
9:45 am – 10:15 am Break and Vendor PresentationsVendor Display Area
10:15 am – 11:00 am Respiratory Protection: Review & Update
Pat Curran, CIH, PCIH
11:00 am – 11:45 am EBOLA Infection Control Strategies & Experiences
Eric Esswein, MS, CIH, NIOSH Western States
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Closing Remarks
Timothy Hicks, HHS Consulting

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