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Genesee Valley and Finger Lakes EH&S Conference, Wednesday, December 6, 2017, Webster, NY

Posted about 1 year ago by Patricia Sadowski

All day EH&S Conference to be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017  at Xerox Corp., Building 335, 800 Phillips Rd., Webster, NY 14580.  If interested in attending, see their website for registration information:


You can choose to attend sessions from any of the four tracks: Emergency Mgmt. & Environmental; Safety; Industrial Hygiene; and Occupational Medicine.

Registration is available on-line or send your $99 check to: GVSC P.O. Box 20616, Rochester, NY 14602-0616

Register early and save! All registrations must be postmarked or registered online by December 5, 2017.

If there are spaces available, then you may register at the door on the day of the event for $125 between 7am and 8am the day. Cash or Check ONLY

Conference Agenda

7:00am to 8:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast with Coffee

8:00am to 8:15am: Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15am to 9:00am: Opening Address: Keynote Speaker – Mark Ames, AIHA Government Liaison Presentation: Grass Roots Government Relations and YOU

9:00am to 9:50am Sessions: The War on Invasives - Hillary Mosher; Radio Frequency Safety -- William Johnson; Laboratory Safety – Robert Passalugo, CIH; Symptom Magnification & Malingering- Marc Pyatt, PT

10:00am to 10:20am: Break and Networking- Vendor Visits

10:20am to 11:10am Sessions:Hot Topics at NYSDEC- Scott Foti, P.E.; Advancing EHS through Technology – Mick Snyder; Legionella and Potable Water in Healthcare Facilities – Hyland Hartsough; Creative Approaches for handling ADA & FMLA in the Workplace –- Trent Sutton

11:20am to 12:10pm Sessions: Photovoltaics – Green Your Home and Business – Shawn Lessord; Emerging Trends in Construction –- Karl Heinlein; 2017 OSHA Year in Review – Michael Rubin, Esq. Using Nurse Case Manager Expertise to Assist with Treatment- Lyn Rabent, RN, BSN

12:15pm to 1:00pm: Lunch -Networking – Vendor Visits and Discussions

1:00pm to 1:50pm Sessions: Crime Scene Investigations – Karen Przylek; Distracted Driving - Margie DeLena and Danielle Quill; Wellness Programs in the Workplace – A Case Study - Bridget Hallman; Navigating Legacy Workers’ Compensation Claims to Closure -Lynn Forth, Esq.

2:00pm to 2:50pm Sessions: Water Quality of the Genesee River and Tributaries – George Thomas; OSHA Update including the new WWS Standard – Mike Scime; Food Safety – Peter Castronovo; The Opioid Epidemic – A Review of How and Treatment/Mgmt./Weaning- Donald Jacob, MD

3:00pm to 3:20pm: Break with Networking and Vendor Visits

3:20pm to 4:10pm Sessions: Soil Vapor Intrusion/Indoor Air Quality – Frank Sowers, P.E.; 2018 NFPA 70E – Doug Strang, P.E.; Incident Preparedness and Response for the IH – Brandi Kissel; Maximizing the Usefulness of the Independent Medical Exam – James Tacci, MD

4:15pm to 4:30pm: Closing remarks and issuance of certificates of attendance


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