Mid-Atlantic Safety and Health Alliance, Inc.

MASHA 2012 Health and Safety Conference
Speaker Presentations

Keynote Address 1
Aaron Trippler, Director of Government Affairs for the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA),
“The Washington Buzz”

General Industry Track
“Updated NFPA 70E 2012 – What are the Changes and How Do They impact Your Operations” -
Michael D. Wright, 70E Solutions

“Nanoparticles - The Hazards, Evaluation Techniques, Control Methods and Assistance in Addressing the Issues” -
M. Abbas Virji, PhD, CIH, NIOSH—Division of Respiratory Disease Studies

“Distracted Driving” -
Steve Cowan, PennDOT District 11-0,
Shawn Houck, PennDOT District 10-0,
Bevi Powell, Indiana Regional Highway Safety Project, Indiana University of PA,
Jacqueline Turk, PennDOT Bureau of Maintenance and Operations

Construction Track

"Why Cranes Fail" -
Bill Davis, ALCM, CPCU, CSP, Zurich Services Corp.

What’s Happening in Safety Research" -
Mark Fullen, EdD, CSP, NIOSH-NORA Construction Sector Council

"URS Best Practices in ES&H" -
Mike Nicholson, CHST, URS Corp.

"Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica in Construction" -
Stephen Kinn, MS, Donley’s, Inc.

Oil and Gas Extraction Track
“Natural Gas Incidents and Injury Prevention” -
Doug Mehan, CSP, PennEnergy Resources and PIOGA

“Hazard Recognition in the Oil and Gas Industry” -
Pat Carfagna, MS, CIH, CONSOL Energy

”Energy PA STEPS Network” -
Richard C. Brown, Newfield Exploration Company

“Raising the Bar: Contractor Safety Expectations in the Marcellus Shale ” -
Jeff Lorson, MS, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

Careers Track
“Searching for an Employment Opportunity in Western Pennsylvania” -
William Brundage, CPC, and Matthew Vaccaro, Basilone Executive Search

Super Session and Panel Discussion
”Career Development—Exploring the Opportunities” -
Eddie Greer, CSP, STS, Board of Certified Safety Professionals, American Board of Industrial Hygiene,
Jerry DeRosa, CHMM, Three Rivers Chapter-Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, WVU Extension Service-Safety and Health Extension,
Reenie Nichols, eSafety Council (Certified Occupational Safety Specialist Program),
William Brundage, CPC, and Matthew Vaccaro, Basilone Executive Search




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