Real-Time Instruments for Real-Life: Turning Numbers Into Knowledge

In March of 2015, Dr. Gayle Debord and Mark Hoover, the original Directors of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Center for Direct Reading and Sensor Technologies (CDRST), published an article in the AIHA publication-The Synergist. The article, “Turning Numbers into Knowledge” described a future where exponential growth in the use of sensors to monitor the workplace environment could be used to empower workers and improve risk-informed management decisions. Doctors' Debord and Hoover envisioned a future where technologies would better characterize cumulative risks and empower employers and workers to help reduce harmful exposures and become active partners in preventing occupational illnesses and injuries. 
In today's world, the traditional industrial hygiene decision-making framework combined with real-time data provides a robust approach to address any analytical problem. This webinar will discuss how current technologies allow the IH professional to better characterize exposure risks. This knowledge can empower employers and workers to help reduce harmful exposures and become active partners in preventing occupational illnesses and injuries. 

Register below for this free webinar in the third installment of the IH Summit
: May 20, 2021
TIME: 4:00PM ET - 3:00PM CT - 1:00PM PT

John Snawder, received his Ph.D. degree from Mississippi State University in 1990 and did post-doctoral work at the US Food and Drug Administration, National Center for Toxicological Research in Jefferson, Arkansas. He has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology since 1995 and served on their Board of Directors from 2008 to 2012. From 1992-present he has worked at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as a research toxicologist. 

Dr. Snawder is the co-Director of the NIOSH Center for Direct Reading and Sensor Technology and is the Leader of the Biological Monitoring Research Team in the Health Effects Division of NIOSH.


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