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    • 27 Sep 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Hybrid Event; WebEx or ACC Headquarters near Union Station

    Please join us on  September 27 for a joint meeting with the American Chemistry Council. A free lunch will be offered for those attending the event in person.

    First Session is from 10:20AM to 12:20PM:

    Margaret Morrisey, PhD of the Korey Stringer Institute, University of Connecticut will cover the following topics:

    • Summary of the threats that heat has on health, safety, and productivity
    • Summary of where we are now (federal & state regulations)
    • Overview of Heat Safety & Performance Coalition and accomplishments
    • How to identify heat as a hazard
    • Vulnerable populations to heat illness
    • Identify and differentiate heat illnesses
    • Summarize emergency procedures for exertional heat stroke
    • In-depth review of the 8 heat stress mitigation components from the GeoHealth Research Article: “Heat Safety in the Workplace: Modified Delphi Consensus to Establish Strategies and Resources to Protect the US Workers”

    Second Session 1PM - 2PM:

    Mike Schmoldt is a Senior Industrial Hygienist at the Department of Energy - Argonne National Laboratory and a member of the ACGIH committee on Thermal Stress. He will discuss The ACGIH TLV Noticed of Intended Changes for Heat Stress and Strain.

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17 May 2022 RF Exposure: What are all those antennas anyway?
7 Apr 2022 The Benefits to Networking between Regional Conservation Groups and Industrial Hygiene Local Sections
25 Mar 2022 Montgomery County Science Fair - Volunteer Judges Needed
22 Mar 2022 FEMA Roundtable: Bringing Resiliency to Emergency Management
11 Mar 2022 Loudoun County Science Fair - Volunteer Judges Needed
9 Mar 2022 Fairfax County Science Fair - Volunteer Judges Needed
27 Feb 2022 NOVA/Arlington Science Fair - Volunteer Judges Needed
25 Feb 2022 Prince George County Science Fair - Volunteer Judges Needed
11 Jan 2022 Habits of Highly Effective Safety and Health Professionals
24 Dec 2021 Christmas (Observed)
7 Dec 2021 AIHA Government Relations and Public Relations – Working Together to Fill the OEHS Pipeline
26 Nov 2021 Native American Heritage Day
25 Nov 2021 Thanksgiving
11 Nov 2021 Veteran's Day
9 Nov 2021 Delivering An Effective IH Report that Your Client Will Pay For: From Contract Execution to Final Report
19 Oct 2021 Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit (1/2 days)
30 Sep 2021 Permanent COVID-19 Safety Standard: Train the Trainer
28 Sep 2021 Legionella in Building Water Systems
6 Sep 2021 Labor Day
5 Jul 2021 Independence Day (Observed)
10 Jun 2021 Annual Meeting: New Board, Science Fair Winners and Social
31 May 2021 Memorial Day
24 May 2021 AIHAceEXP
11 May 2021 Ramadan (Ends)
11 May 2021 The Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Conference (MACSC) 2021
9 May 2021 Mother's Day
22 Feb 2021 Example Professional Development Seminar
12 Jan 2021 Example CIH Preparatory Class
10 Dec 2020 IH's Role in Future of Work & Toys for Tots
18 Nov 2020 Decontamination of N95 Respirators

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