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PO 112
Current Topics in Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology

Tuesday | 2:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. |

Occupational Medicine

Arrangers: J. Ingram, City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA; R. Adams, ENVIRON, Princeton, NJ. Moderator: C. Rennix, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, Williamsburg, VA. Monitors: B. Dawson, AECOM, San Antonio, TX; A. Pouliot, U.S. Army, Washington, DC.

2:30 PM – 2:50 PM

SR-112-1  WITHDRAWN: Long-Term Exposure to Silica and Lung Cancer Risk in Chinese Workers: A Cohort Study.  Y. Liu, W. Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; K. Steenland, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

2:50 PM – 3:10 PM

CS-112-2  Managing Heat Stress Aligned with the Thermal Work Limit. M. Karr, Shell Oil Company, Deer Park, TX.

3:10 PM – 3:30 PM

CS-112-3  Reduction of Occupational Injuries in the German Industry Within a Two Stage Project: Results of an Epidemiologic Follow-Up Study and Application of a Tool for Prevention — The Prevention Index (PI). J. Börger, Y. Sun, F. Bochmann, Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of German Social Accident Insurance, Sankt Augustin, Germany; K. Ponto, German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the Woodworking and Metalworking Industries, Mainz, Germany.

3:30 PM – 3:50 PM

SR-112-4  Estimation and Characterization of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and Dibenzofurans Generated from an Automobile Foundry Factory in China.  L. Wang, W. Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Hubei, China.

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM

SR-112-5  Diesel Motor Emissions and the Risk of Lung Cancer — A Re-Analysis of Epidemiologic Evidences.  F. Bochmann, Y. Sun, A. Nold, M. Mattenklott, IFA-DGUV, Sankt Augustin, Germany.

4:10 PM – 4:30 PM

SR-112-6  Structural Equation in Occupational Exposure and Occupational Cancer Risk Modeling.  K. Czarnocki, E. Czarnocka, B. Wit, M. Bojar, Lublin University of Technology, Lublin, Poland; J. Nowak, John Paul II Catholic University, Lublin, Poland; S. Mankiewicz, St. Johns’  Regional Oncology Center, Lublin, Poland.

4:30 PM – 4:50 PM

SR-112-7  Active Issues in Risk Assessment: Carcinogen Classification.  F. Mirer, CUNY at Hunter College, New York, NY.

4:50 PM – 5:10 PM

SR-112-8 WITHDRAWN: Biological Responses of Respirable Silica Dust and Their Association with Adverse Health Effects on Workers from Pottery Factories, Tungsten, and Tin Mines.  T. Zhou, Y. Rong, Y. Liu, Y. Zhou, J. Guo, W. Cheng, H. Wang, W. Chen,  Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

5:10 PM – 5:30 PM

CS-112-9  Eliminating Musculoskeletal Injuries: An Early Capture Approach. D. Ewert, OSO BioPharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Albuquerque, NM; D. Gilkey, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; C. Valdez, ReForm Spine & Injury Care Center, Inc., Albuquerque, NM.