OK AIHA – Local IH Conference

If you are interested in a local INUDSTRIAL HYGIENE conference at a great price with experienced speakers check out the OK AIHA conference on October 27th. Details can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/okc-edition-oklahoma-local-section-aiha-fall-conferenceregulatory-update-2017-tickets-37290488856?aff=es2

 

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Hearing Loss is Painless, Permanent & PREVENTABLE

Major Stephanie Bruschett, TAFB Audiologist provided OFFSHC a passionate and interesting overview of Hearing Conservation Programs today. She discussed HCP programs, testing and exposure monitoring. She talked about how her staff works to identify workshops with hearing loss and reduce exposures. She also provided a few handouts with info on sound level meters and tips to prevent hearing loss. OFFSHC was all ears for this briefing! You can check out the presentation here: 07_2017_OKFFSHC Brief  and the handouts here: 72ABW HCP Handouts

GHS Implementation

During the May 2017 OFFSHC meeting, Cheri Marcham, PhD, CIH, CSP, CHMM, FAIH, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, presented an overview of the GHS Hazard Communication and implementation. She discussed how GHS implementation has impacted training, HazCom programs, NFPA & DOT labeling requirements and English language requirements. Check out the materials here: HazCom 2012 Implementation VPP

Fall Protection Training

During the March 2017 OFFSHC meeting, Bill Young, Oklahoma Gas and Electric, presented an overview of Fall Protection Programs, At Risk Workers and the recent OSHA updates for walking working surfaces.  He also discussed the related training available at the Oklahoma Safety Council. Details for that training are located here: https://www.oksafety.org/trainingcourse_details.php?c=219