Learn About Advancing Health and Safety: Attend these 3M Events at 2019 AIHce EXP

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AIHce EXP is a great opportunity for updating your training and learning about new developments to help improve health and safety at your work site. From discovering how the next generation of personal protective equipment is now being designed with ‘smart’ capabilities to how to strengthen EHS leadership and teamwork to what’s new in exposure assessment, there are all types of presentations and training course that 3M is offering at this year’s expo and conference. AIHce EXP events run from May 18-23 in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Here are a few special event highlights:

  • On Saturday, May 18, attend the Women in IH PDC to hear Nikki McCullough give the keynote speaker on authenticity and leadership.
  • On Monday, May 20, head over to these learning pavilion talks and check out:
    • 10:45-11:10am – David Stein, Application Engineer will talk about 3M™ Connected Safety Solutions, which is a platform that connects people, information, and systems to help improve productivity, increase worker situational awareness, and run an efficient health and safety program. The platform is an expanding eco-system of software programs, analytics, and it digitally enables person protective equipment (PPE). The 3M Connected Safety, Inspection and Asset Management system is a cloud-based web and mobile application for tracking workers, areas, PPE and other safety equipment using RFID tags, barcodes or other unique identifiers.
    • 12:50-1:15pm, Dan Morton & Mike Epstein, 3M Application Engineers – will talk about industrial SCBAs and how 3M™ Scott™ Fire & Safety (known for the NFPA® 3M™ Air-Pak™ SCBA) offers industrial versions for use in IDLH environments. These systems contain features established in the fire service but tailored to industrial IDLH situations. This talk describes the 3M Air-Pak 75i SCBA and the 3M™ Ska-Pak™ AT Combination ESCBA/SAR and industries where they provide worker protection.
  • Now in its 33rd year, we invite you to join us for the 3M PSD Scholarship Event to help us to congratulate our scholarship award recipients. The reception is on Tuesday, May 21, from 5:30-7:00pm at the Hilton Mpls. Hot hors’ d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. RSVP by emailing psdtechnicalsupport@mmm.com.
  • On Tuesday, May 21, select participants can attend a technical tour of the Customer Abrasives Methods (CAM) Center, Personal Safety Division (PSD) Fit Test Lab as well as the Head, Eye & Face (HEF) Lab on the 3M campus. This tour is full and has a waiting list as of May 20.

3M’s Personal Safety Division is offering the following sessions:

Jessica Hauge, MPH, CIH, CSP, Scott Larson, CIH, CSP and Megan Torgrude, CIH, CSP
Fundamentals of an Effective Respiratory Protection Program
Thursday              5/23/2019           8:00 AM (All day professional development course)

Elliot Berger, M.S., FAIHA (3M PSD Alum and Retiree)   
The 6th Edition of the Noise Manual – It Really Was Worth Waiting for!
Wednesday         5/22/2019           1:00 PM

Jason Kunz, CIH, CSP                   
Strengthening EHS Leadership & Teamwork (with Perry Logan)                       
Saturday               5/18/2019            8:00 AM (All day professional development course)
What Do You Call the Boss of a CIH? Perspective on Leadership in the Industrial Hygiene Field
Tuesday               5/21/2019            10:00 AM
Making the Sale – IHs as the Greatest Salespeople in the World      
Wednesday         5/22/2019           9:00 AM

Ted Madison, CCC-A and Laurie Wells, Au.D.
Hearing Loss Prevention – Beyond the Basics                         
Thursday              5/23/2019           8:00 AM (All day professional development course)

Shari Franklin-Smith, CSP         
Gold Shoes, Ear Plugs, and Coffee – Oh My!SPARKtalks
Sunday                 5/19/2019            5:30 PM

From Dust to IDLH – Respiratory Protection for Confined Spaces (with Scott Larson CIH, CSP)                           
Wednesday         5/22/2019           2:15 PM

Kathy Thompson, CIH, MPH, MS
Environmental Surface Disinfectants in Health Care – Part 1 – NEW!                               
Thursday              5/23/2019           8:00 AM (Professional development course)
Environmental Surface Disinfectants in Health Care – Part 2 – NEW!
Thursday              5/23/2019           1:00 PM (Professional development course)

Additionally, throughout the conference there are other numerous presentations and professional development sessions being offered from other 3Mers and retired 3Mers, including:

Paul Adams, PhD, PE, CSP, CPE, Kelli Harstad, Ann Lori and Liz Vold
Doing More with Less – Building Competency to Develop Your On-Site EHS Teams
Tuesday               5/21/2019            11:15 AM

Stephanie Battista, CIH, CSP
Bring Your Own Dinner (BYOD) Education – The Thrill and Challenge of Managing (Potentially Big) IH Data (with Michael Murphy, CIH, CSP)
Monday                5/20/2019           6:00 PM
Effective Use of Big Data
Tuesday               5/21/2019            8:00 AM

Rebecca Burton, CIH, MPH
What Is Total Worker Exposure, and Why Is It Important to the Practice of Occupational and Industrial Hygiene?
Monday                5/20/2019           10:00 AM
University of Minnesota Student Presentations       
Tuesday               5/21/2019            3:15 PM

Gerado Durand, MD, MPH
The Practical Role of the Industrial Hygienist in Total Worker Health – Tools and Methods for Integrating Total Worker Exposure into IH Core Competency and Practice Areas     
Wednesday         5/22/2019           10:15 AM

Katie Hacker, CIH
Exposure Judgment – Dermal Exposure
Saturday               5/18/2019            8:00 AM (All day professional development course)

Rick Hilton, CSP          
The Link Between Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) and Fatal and Serious Injury Prevention – Key Concepts and How Companies Are Implementing Them       
Wednesday         5/22/2019           2:15 PM

Carl Johnson, CIH, CSP
Exposure Assessment Strategy & Statistics for Managing Occupational Exposures                  
Saturday               5/18/2019            8:00 AM (All day professional development course)

Perry Logan
Strengthening EHS Leadership & Teamwork (with Jason Kunz, CIH, CSP)                   
Saturday               5/18/2019            8:00 AM (All day professional development course)
Forecasting Exposures Using Well Mixed Room Models – NEW!      
Sunday                 5/19/2019            8:00 AM (All day professional development course given by whom?)
AIHA Sampling Strategy and Bayesian Users Group Forum
Wednesday         5/22/2019           1:00 PM and continues at 2:15 PM

John Mulhausen, PhD, CIH (3M Alum and Retiree)        
AIHA Sampling Strategy and Bayesian Users Group Forum               
Wednesday         5/22/2019           1:00 PM and continues at 2:15 PM

Michael Murphy, CIH, CSP and Stephanie Battista, CIH, CSP
Bring Your Own Dinner (BYOD) Education – The Thrill and Challenge of Managing (Potentially Big) IH Data
Monday                5/20/2019           6:00 PM

Betsy Solom, CIH and Josie Walton, CIH
Exposure Judgment – Dermal Exposure Assessment            
Saturday               5/18/2019            8:00 AM (All day professional development course)

Josie Walton, CIH
Surface Sampling – Issues, Methods, and Strategy for Metals, Metalloids, Organics, and Biologicals
Thursday              5/23/2019           8:00 AM (All day professional development course)

To learn more these courses and the specific locations, please see the AIHce 2019 conference and expo website. We hope to see you there!