Maxxam Asbestos and Industrial Hygiene Workshop

Maxxam, a leading North American provider of analytical services and solutions is pleased to offer a day of learning, where we will discuss Industrial Hygiene in the morning followed by a session on Asbestos in the afternoon. Maxxam’s Industrial Hygiene and Building Science groups help our customers assess chemical exposures to protect the health and safety of people at work and in their community.

Date: August 16, 2018

Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Ticket Price: $99




Morning Session:

8:30: Sign In and Continental Breakfast

9:00: Introductions – Terry Obal, Maxxam Analytics

9:10: Health Hazard Risk Review and Worker Exposure Assessment at a Water Treatment Facility – Suzanne Wilde/Stantec

9:50: Applications of IH Methods in the non-IH World – Petro Oh/Maxxam

10:20: Break

10:40: Monitoring and Remediation IH Case Study – Ryan Mallard/Pinchin

11:15 Case study – how dust sampling using ASTM 5755 (TEM microvac sampling) can cause undo issues, compared to using conventional PLM analysis of settled dust in buildings – Mike Harrett/Pinchin

12:00: Lunch

Afternoon Session:

12:45: Asbestos in Soils – Sampling and Analysis Method Update – ASTM D7521-16 – Alan Segrave/Maxxam-Atlanta

1:30: Asbestos Monitoring and Abatement Case Study – Erin Kennealy/WSP

2:00 Assessment and control of asbestos-contaminated dust during breaker switch maintenance within hydro substations – Gavin Oakes/MTE

2:30: Break

3:00: TBA

3:30: Cocktails and Networking