Tuesday, July 27, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Central Time
Aerosol Transmission and Mitigations: Breaking into the Black Box with Real World Data
During the pandemic, discussions regarding indoor air safety and infection control strategies lack grounding in real-world empirical data. SafeTraces has developed the only liquid aerosol-based solution for verifying ventilation and filtration efficacy, leveraging DNA-tagged bioaerosol tracers that safely mimic aerosol mobility and exposure. We will share data insights that shed light on several hotly debated topics.
Total Worker Health® (TWH®) Pandemic Strategies and Lessons Learned
Frank Stillo lll, Emily (Price) McAden, Maija Leff
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.
TWH® integrates protection from work-related safety and health hazards with health promotion efforts to advance worker safety, health, and well-being. A team at UNC-Chapel Hill applied the TWH® approach to launch a technical assistance program to assist businesses with their worker safety and health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Emerging Field of Cannabis Science on the University Campus
Universities are adding cannabis programs to equip students for work in this $61 billion industry. Students are learning key processes like cultivation, analysis, extraction, and separation. This session will introduce you to the considerations (e.g., industrial hygiene, security, disposal) you should take to manage these innovative programs on your campus.
Making the Case: Selling Safety to University Leaders
Steve Cohen, Matthew Brinton
As the complexity of EHS risk outpaces the limited resources, university leaders need to know how productivity-enhancing technology can protect their institutions. Salute’s Branden Neal speaks with Weill Cornell’s EVP, Administration and Finance, Steve Cohen, and EHS Director, Matthew Brinton, to discuss how EHS leaders can better engage with senior executives.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Central Time
Mechanical ventilation systems (HVAC) impact on indoor Air Quality
People spend a considerable amount of time indoors and are dependent on mechanical ventilation systems to provide comfort and air quality. New technologies combine particle measurements and multiple gas measurements, allowing IAQ professionals to perform investigations more efficiently and with greater insight and building owners to permanently monitor their indoor environments.
Safety Assurance Methodology: A New Paradigm in EH&S Engagement
Greg Kwolek, Stephenie Langston
SafetyStratus has made vast improvements to the logical grouping structure to allow for interdisciplinary science, shared labs, and other constructs for research in the 2020s. This architecture gives administrators the ability to improve the representation of the research enterprise while reducing the effort needed to manage the overall EH&S program. We look forward to the discussion.
CampusOptics Safety Platform for Higher Education Overview
Campus Optics, Inc.
Join us to learn how institutions are leveraging CampusOptics to enhance collaboration across the campus safety ecosystem, while centralizing building, area and asset information and streamlining a wide array of safety processes including inspections, issue remediation, permitting, incident tracking, drill scheduling and emergency planning. We hope you are able to attend!
JAGGAER RMM: Material and Spend Management for Research Labs
JAGGAER will demo their Research Material Management (RMM) solution, which can reduce material purchasing 10-20% by allowing researchers to search for materials across suppliers and existing inventory. This session will walk RMM solution through the cradle-to-grave life cycle, identifying the challenges, business impact and value to be expected along the way.