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2017 Chesapeake AIHA and ASSE Educational Seminar: 
Current Topics in Safety, Health and Environmental Issues

Thank you for attending the 2017 Chesapeake AIHA/ASSE Educational Seminar on April 6th! 

We hope you enjoyed the presenters and exhibitors and hope to see you again next year on

Thursday, April 12, 2018!

Please feel free to download the handouts below from the conference. All powerpoints have been converted to Adobe PDF format and will open in a new window.

Morning Keynote Presentation: "The OSHA Silica Standard"

Joseph Coble, ScD, CIH

Director of the Office of Technological Feasibility, Directorate of Standards & Guidance
Occupational Safety and Health Administration




Contingency Planning

Eric L. Gentry


3-D Metal Printing

Mike Ginther, CSP &  
John Slotwinski, PhD

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labs

Total Worker Health

Chia-Chia Chang, MPH, MBA

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Drone Use for Risk Management

Lon Santis, MS

Explosives Risk Managers, LLC

Lasers & Health Physics

David R. Bisson, CHP

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labs

Sleep Deprivation as a Deterrent to Human Performance: An Emerging Issue for Safety Professionals

Jeanne P. Sherwood, RN, CWWS


Due Diligence for OSHA Programs

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP

Law Office of Adele L. Abrams, PC

Bed Bugs, Roaches & Mice, Oh My! Pest in the Work Environment

Dion Lerman, ACE, HHS

Pennsylvania Integrated Pest Management Program

Marijuana Use in the Workplace

Ryan Vandrey, PhD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Keynote Presentation: "NCEH and ATSDR response to Flint Water Crisis"

Patrick N. Breysse, PhD, CIH

Director, National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) | Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)