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Interested in exhibiting? Please click here to download the exhibitor registration form. Contact Joe Opauski at for more exhibitor info.

2019 Chesapeake AIHA and ASSE Educational Seminar:
Current Topics in Safety, Health and Environmental Issues

Presented by
The American Society of Safety Engineers Chesapeake Chapter and
The American Industrial Hygiene Association Chesapeake Section together with
The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health

April 18, 2019

8:30 am - 4:15 pm
Check in starts at 7:30 am.

Continental Breakfast, Refreshments, and Lunch included.

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Kosiakoff Center

11100 Johns Hopkins Road
Laurel, MD 20723

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  • $95.00 Early bird deadline April 4, 2019.
  • $75.00 for early bird group rate of 5 or more. Scroll down for more info. 



  • A special THANK YOU to our 28 exhibitors! Click here to download the list with contact information
  • Contact Joe Opauski at for more information about becoming an exhibitor for next year's seminar. 


  • Final agenda available for download here.

Continuing Education Credits

  • Professional Recertification Points (CM) are available through ABIH. They require that you keep an agenda and proof of participation.
    • Click this link for more information. Scroll down to CM Credit Calculation Method and click the pdf button to download their overview of claiming continuing education credit. 
  • This seminar has been submitted to the Washington D.C. Board of Nursing for continuing nursing education credit. 

​Seminar Topics

Note that some topics and speakers may change without notice due to circumstances beyond our control.

Download final agenda here

8:45 AM -- 9:45 AM

Morning Keynote Presentation: "The Future of Occupational Health and Safety; How Professional Associations Can Help Us"
Paul Esposito, CIH, CSP
STAR Consultants

9:45 AM -- 10:45 AM

Robotics & Robotic Safety
Brian Kennedy and Mark Criscuolo
Suit X

Restoration from Water & Fire Damage
Rodney ONeal
Unlimited Restoration, Inc. 

Computer Workstation Ergonomics: What We Thought We Knew
Steve McCarty
Willis, Towers and Watson

11:00 AM -- 12:00 AM

Hidden Mercury
Jim Bukowski, CIH
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Hazardous Materials Transportation Issues 
Zach Zaykoski
MDE's Emergency Response Division

NIOSH Field Efforts in Additive Manufacturing
Kevin Dunn

12:00 AM -- 1:00 PM

Lunch Presentation "AIHA's Content Portfolio Advisory Group"
Alla Orlova
AIHA Education Director

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Drones in the Commercial Setting
David Keffer
Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Construction

What Can We Learn from Big Data?
Samir Menon
Environmental Resources Management (ERM)

Violence in the Workplace
Jane Lipscomb, PhD
Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland

2:45 PM -- 3:45 PM

Afternoon Keynote Presentation: "Process Safety in the Workplace" 
Hon. Christopher Hart
Former Chairman of NTSB

Note: Topics & Speakers May be Subject to Change 

Exhibitor & Sponsor Registration Info

A special THANK YOU to our 28 exhibitors!

Exhibitors and Sponsors - please download this exhibitor registration form and fax to 410-614-4986 or email to Please contact Joe Opauski at for more information on being an exhibitor. 

Levels of Sponsorship:

Attendee Registration Info

Attendee Fees (Early Bird Registration deadline is April 4, 2019) 


Two methods of payment

ATTN: Keith Choi
615 N. Wolfe St., Room W7517
Baltimore, MD 21205

Email your completed registration form to

Fax your completed registration form to our secure fax machine:
Keith Choi
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
FAX: 410-614-4986

Mail completed form with payment to:
ATTN: Keith Choi
615 N. Wolfe St., Room W7517
Baltimore, MD 21205

*Please include your email address on the registration form. A confirmation letter and receipt of payment will be emailed once your registration and payment are processed. This is a secure fax machine. If you have any questions about paying by credit card please contact Keith Choi at or (410) 955-4088. 

Continuing Education Credits


If you have any questions about registration please contact:

Keith Choi
Johns Hopkins University Education and Research Center 
Continuing Education Program