AIHce Indianapolis



PDC 704
Exposure Assessment Strategies and Statistics

introductory | 2.67 CM Points/ 16 Contact Hours/ 2.0 CEU/COC Points | Saturday & Sunday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Limit: 60


Exposure Assessment Strategies

This two-day PDC is designed to provide participants with exposure assessment strategies for the collection and interpretation of occupational exposure monitoring data. This PDC will provide the skills and techniques for developing strategies for effectively managing workplace exposures and monitoring data.

Value Added:
Receive software for performing Bayesian decision analysis calculations and a copy of A Strategy for Assessing and Managing Occupational Exposures, 3rd Edition.

IHs with two to ten years of experience and a knowledge of exposure assessment and hands-on experience with exposure monitoring.

Learning Aids:
Participants must bring a laptop and a scientific calculator.

Upon completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate more efficient uses of monitoring resources.
  • Describe practical applications and lessons learned from the implementation of the exposure assessment strategies in the field.
  • Conduct a thorough evaluation of exposures and monitoring data.
  • Complete several problem solving activities to apply the concepts presented.
  • Apply statistical tools to assist with decision making regarding the acceptability of exposure risks to employees and management.


  • Basic Characterization
  • Similar Exposure Groups
  • Define/Judge Exposure Profiles
  • Further Information Gathering
  • Exposure Monitoring Strategies
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting
  • Implementation
  • Statistics Review
  • Censored Data Analysis
  • Dermal Exposure

Transfer of Knowledge:
Instructors will evaluate participants understanding of the materials presented based on:

  • Workshops
  • Group activities

Sponsoring Committee:
Exposure Assessment Strategies

Important PDC dates:

  • May 18 — E-handout download instructions are e-mailed.
  • June 1  — Contact the AIHA if you have not received your e-handout e-mail.
  • June 1  — AIHce 2012 online communities for collaborative learning open.
  • June 15-17 — AIHce 2012 PDCs are presented. Participants must bring a printed or electronic copy of their PDC handout.
  • August 31 — AIHce 2012 online communities for collaborative learning close.
  • August 27 Educational transcripts updated and available for download