Practical Procedures for Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Substances
(or How do I get rid of this stuff if I don’t even want to touch it?)
The Chicago Local Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association would like to invite you to a Professional Development Seminar entitled “Practical Procedures for Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Substances (or How do I get rid of this stuff if I don’t even want to touch it?)” Co-sponsored by the Continuing Education (CE) program at Illinois Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Education and Research Center (Illinois ERC) at University of Illinois at Chicago (http://publichealth.uic.edu/illinois-erc/continuing-education).
The purpose of this seminar is to:
- Support interaction between students & professionals
- Familiarize students & professionals with the scope of the issue in a variety of IH & Safety employment sectors;
- Promote awareness practical approaches to problem solving, experiences and perspectives in the IH and safety fields.
The perspective & focus includes the following sectors:
- Industrial/ manufacturing settings:
- Extraction/ mining industries
- Medical facilities
- Disposal facilities
- Emergency response
- Dinner will be provided! Cash bar available.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Big Bricks (Sports Bar)
832 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
Note: Some attendees may be interested in an additional social event that will occur up the street at 8:00 pm: Beginner Swing Dancing lessons at Mrs Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro. More information will be provided at the seminar. We have not worked out a connection with hazardous substances, but we’ll work on that.
5:15 - 5:45 PM Registration
5:45 - 6:00 PM Introductions, announcements, and goals/plans for the evening
(6:00 - 7:00 PM) Food available (Buffet style)
6:00 - 6:15 PM Introduce challenge, problem solving guidelines, and competition rules
6:15 - 7:00 PM Group workshops: problem-solving, groups prepare statements
7:00 - 7:45 PM Groups present statements; group critiques and scoring
7:45 - 8:00 PM Summarize meeting, exchange contact information, closing remarks
Full Members: $40
Affiliate Members & Guests: $45
We apologize that the online payment system is not functional. We will accept credit card, check, cash, or PayPal in person on the day of the event. Checks can be made payable to Chicago Section AIHA.
Salvatore Cali, MPH, CIH is an instructor and researcher at University of Illinois at Chicago and the Technical Training Director/ NIEHS Associate Principal Investigator at OAI, Inc. He has served as Project Manager and Principal or Co-Investigator for numerous occupational & environmental health and safety research projects and grants. He has 28 years of experience as an industrial hygienist. He teaches academic courses in Industrial Hygiene and Safety Engineering and is an instructor in professional industrial hygiene courses. Mr. Cali has published articles and presented on many industrial hygiene topics including indoor air quality, biohazards, ventilation design, and lead exposure. At OAI, Mr. Cali is responsible for evaluation and implementation of new developments in health, safety, adult education and training delivery. He is an active member of the AIHA Chicago Board of Directors and currently resides in Chicago, IL.
Frank Pagone, PhD is a Senior Associate Health Scientist at RHP Risk Management Inc. Dr. Pagone received his B.S. from Purdue University and both his M.S. in Public Health – Industrial Hygiene and Ph.D. in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). His graduate research focused on Human Health Risk Assessment and Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and he is certified in Geospatial Analysis and Visualization with a focus on GIS. His research topics include environmental human health risk assessment including probabilistic risk assessment, exposure assessments and cancer risk analysis, and spatial statistics. Dr. Pagone has also consulted on data management and analysis including collection of population, health, employment, environmental risk/hazard, and housing data as well as taught a variety of topics including air and water quality and management, industrial hygiene, and statistics. Dr. Pagone has been involved with projects to evaluate industrial point-source emissions to residential receptor sites in surrounding communities for purposes of assessing risk for both cancer and non-cancer endpoints. He is an active member of the AIHA Chicago Board of Directors and currently resides in Hinsdale, IL.
Meghna Dhawan, MPH is a Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist at AbbVie. Ms. Dhawan received her B.S from Purdue University and her Master of Public Health in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her prior experience includes working at Johnson and Johnson in the joint reconstruction medical device sector as an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist as well as working for the Marion County Health Department in Indianapolis. She is an active member of the AIHA Chicago Board of Directors & Toastmasters International and currently resides in Chicago, IL.