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Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health


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. 

Two ways to register:


  • Different levels of sponsorship are available. Scroll down for more info. 

Contact Joe Opauski at for more info


Download the Exhibitor Registration form here.


  • Draft 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 draft agenda here

8:45 AM -- 9:45 AM

Morning Keynote Presentation: "MDE/MOSH Update"

9:45 AM -- 10:45 AM

Robotics & Robotic Safety
Ben Harrington
Suit X

Restoration from Water & Fire Damage

Ergonomic Evaluations
Steve McCarty
Willis, Towers and Watson

11:00 AM -- 12:00 AM

Hidden Mercury
Jim Bukowski
Johns Hopkins Hospital

What Can We Learn From Big Data?

Update on 3-D Printers
Kevin Dunn

12:00 AM -- 1:30 PM

Lunch Presentation "American Society of Safety Professionals"
Jennifer McNelly
Chief Executive Officer of ASSP

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Drones in the Commercial Setting
Frank Turrelli
JHM Construction

Changes in Labeling Hazardous Waste
Ed Hamelburg

Violence in the Workplace
Jane Lipscomb, PhD
University of Maryland School of Nursing

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

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