Oil & Gas Safety - The Role of Air Sampling in Developing the Health and Safety Plan for Emergency Response

Catastrophic events involving oil and gas often result in a greater potential for inhalation exposures for responding workers and unsuspecting off-site receptors.  Dr. Bullock will describe the critical role that an air monitoring plan (AMP) plays in the identification of the exclusion zone, as well as the necessary personal protective equipment to control exposures during response and mediation activities.

This Webinar will present strategies for the quantitative assessment of chemical hazards that are anticipated during oil and gas emergencies for the purpose of assisting the site Safety Officer develop the Health and Safety Plan (HASP).  Real-time air monitoring instrumentation and integrated air sampling methodologies will be discussed along with predictive air dispersion modeling capabilities.  A brief review of the applicable exposure guidelines and standards will be presented.  Dr. Bullock will also share actual experiences of the development and implementation of a HASP and doing air monitoring during oil and gas fires.  In addition, Dr. Bullock will examine the types of resources called on by the industry sector to assess human health risk during an oil and gas emergency.

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DATE
: June 26, 2019
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT

Speaker:

Dr. William (Billy) Bullock holds a Doctorate in Health Science from Nova Southeastern University, an MSPH in Industrial Hygiene from Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, and a BS in Physical Geography/Geology from the University of South Alabama.
 
Dr. Bullock is currently the Director of Industrial Hygiene at CSX Transportation. His previous positions include Global Manager of Health & Safety for the Arizona Chemical and Sr. Process Industrial Hygienist for International Paper.
 
In addition, Dr. Bullock holds adjunct appointments at Columbia Southern University; the University of West Florida‘s School of Public Health, and Tulane University Center for Applied Environmental Public Health.
 
He is an AIHA Fellow and both a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a Certified Safety Professional.

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