2019 Spring Symposium

April 18, 2019

"Convincing Our Companies and Clients to Use Safer, Alternative Products"

Organizer: Gerry Croteau, CIH

2019 Spring Symposium Agenda (PDF version)

Schedule of Events

Time Presentation
7:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome
Gerry Croteau, CIH, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
8:15 Green Chemistry Concepts and Applications
Dave Kalman, University of Washington, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Seattle, WA
9:00 Toxicological Aspects of Green Chemistry
Terry Kavanaugh, University of Washington DEOHS, Seattle, WA
9:45 The Need for a Safer Alternatives Strategy
Larry Brown, Public Health - Seattle & King County, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, Seattle, WA
10:15 Break
10:30 Transition to Safer Alternatives: WA State Department of Ecology Case Studies
Myles Perkins, Department of Ecology, Seattle, WA
11:00 City of Tacoma Efforts to Utilize Safer Products
Rick Cole, City of Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
11:30 Identifying, Evaluating and Using Safer Products at Seattle City Light
Larry Garcia, Seattle City Light, Seattle, WA
12:00 noon Lunch (Provided) and Networking/PNS-AIHA Executive Committee Meeting
1:00 pm King County's Safer Alternative Strategy
Ashley Pederson, Public Health - Seattle & King County, Local Hazardous Waste Management Program, Seattle, WA
1:30 Safer Alternatives Work in King County - Autobody and Dry Cleaning Shops
Steve Whittaker, Public Health - Seattle, WA
2:15 Oregon Case Studies of Transitions to Safer Chemicals
Kevin Masterson, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Portland, OR
2:45 Break
3:00 Promising Substitute for Hydrofluoric Acid in Vehicle Detailing
Nancy Beaudet, UW DEOHS, Seattle, WA
3:30 Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: OSHA Toolkit and Training
Saskia van Bergen, Department of Ecology, Olympia, WA
4:00 Group Breakout Discussion Session: Identifying the Barriers to Transitioning to Safer Chemicals
Facilitator: Jill Tepe, UW DEOHS, Seattle, WA
5:00 Adjourn


Online Registration is closed.