National Meeting of Occupational Health Epidemiologists
Sunday, June 9, 2013: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
102 (Pasadena Convention Center)
A pre-conference workshop will be hosted by the Occupational Health Subcommittee. The morning
session will feature presentations by invited technical, academic, and industry speakers on recent
occupational health and safety issues and investigations in California. Session presentations will focus on
such issues as the Cal-OSHA diacetyl standard and current status of popcorn flavoring exposures,
occupational health issues stemming from the Hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite National Park, heat
illness in California, the new California lead standard, and green chemistry regulations and

In the afternoon session, speakers will discuss investigation and prevention activities from around the
country related to occupational health and safety, including possible presentations on ATV related
injuries and fatalities, updates on issues in the oil and gas industry such as fracking, opportunities for
partnerships between local COSH groups and State Health Departments, new data and examples of
occupational health issues for young workers, and the use of social media to further occupational health
prevention efforts.

CSTE Staff Contact:
Erin Simms

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