PDC: Metals & Silica Update, Whitewater, 10/7/2015

Metals and Silica Update

Abstract: This Professional Development Course (PDC) will cover a range of topics associated with industrial exposure to metals and silica: covering some of the occupational health and toxicity considerations of overexposure; case studies involving manganese, beryllium, and lead; ventilation strategies for minimizing exposure to various metals; and a review of helmet design changes and available control technologies for MIG welding.

Date: October 7, 2015
Location: Esker Hall, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Whitewater, WI
Esker Hall Room 108 – Corner of North Prairie and Lauderdale Drive. Parking is available in northern half of Lot #4. Do not park in the restricted or metered spaces.
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Dinner Program: August 25, Madison

August 25th Dinner Program (click for copy of meeting details)

End Of Summer Bash! Social night and Open Mic. Tell us your favorite IH story!

Please join us at the Bourbon Street Grille in Madison, WI on the evening of August 25.  All attendees are encouraged to present a brief summary of their most memorable IH field experiences.   As an end-of-summer dinner program, the format will be open and flexible.  It is an opportunity for all to share and learn.

Please register and pay by August 24 using the “Meeting Registration” link on this page.  A full meeting announcement with all the details will be mailed to members by email.

For more information contact secretary@aihawi.org.

Local Section Scholarship Award Increased to $1000

The Executive Committee voted on 6/17/2015 to increase the amount of the annual scholarship award from $500 to $1,000.  The section makes one award per calendar year.  This year’s application deadline is October 31, 2015.

General Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Full time student currently enrolled in courses leading to a degree in industrial hygiene, or allied fields such as occupational/environmental safety/health, etc. Recipient must be enrolled at the time that the award is presented. Only junior/senior level and graduate students will be reviewed.
  2. Applicants must attend an accredited Wisconsin college or university.
  3. Applicants must agree to allow the Committee to review certain applicable confidential information such as grades and completed course work. The Committee will keep such information confidential.
  4. Applicant selection criteria will be based on the strength of the responses to the questions on the application form and the letter of recommendation.

The application form is available as a link that is located on the website main menu.