2017 Conference – Buffalo, New York

Presentations:

Note: Because of file size limitations, some presentations were converted to PDF, which removed any slide animations and in some cases reduced the quality of images.

CUHMMC Welcome Address – Joe Raab
Keynote – Love Canal – David Wilson
askEHS Cornell EHS Ticket System – Brenda Coolbaugh
Biosafety Inspections, What to Look For – Nicole Gerber for David Pawlowski
Bulk Mixing Chemicals – Drew Kaczmarek
Chemical Security at Colleges & Universities – Donald Keen
Collaborative Efforts to Streamline EHS Inspections – Alfredo Chandia
Collaborative Efforts to Streamline EHS Inspections – Matt Allen
Compressed Gas Cylinder Case Histories – Dennis Terpin
Defining the Role of the Chemical Hygine Officer – Dennis Terpin
FEMA – Shelter in Place (no video) – Devin Kerins
Growing Pains – Georgia Tech HazMat – David Stevenson
Hazardous Materials Manangement in Healthcare – Dean Leathers
How Many Hats Do You Wear – Peggy Miller
Integrated Lab Management – Frank Stillo
Lab Door Sign Maker & Inspection Database – Mark Pierro
Lessons to Optimize Your Pharmaceutical Waste Program – Steve Todisco
Managing Reactives in SAAs – Paul Porter
Mercury in Waste Water – Steven Brehio
RCRA Improvements Rule – Bill Desslin
Tools of the Trade Respirator Selection and Use – Ethan Martin
Water Quality at Iowa State – Clay Miller

Conference Fun:

Conference Pictures (pdf)
Downloadable Agenda 2017 CUHMMC (pdf)

Conference Agenda:

Friday, August 4th

8:30 AM-4:30 PM CHMM Exam Prep Course – Ellicott Room

 

Saturday, August 5th

8:30 AM-4:30 PM CHMM Exam Prep Course – Ellicott Room
6:30 PM Former CUHMMC Hosts Dinner – Meet in lobby of Hyatt near world globe at 6:15 pm

 

Sunday, August 6th

8:30 AM-11:30 AM CHMM Exam Prep Course – Ellicott Room
12:00 PM-5:00 PM Conference Registration Table Open – Second floor foyer
12:30 PM 0 4:30 PM Vendor Setup – Grand Ballroom DEFG

Enjoy Buffalo-Niagara

1:00 PM- 4:00 PM Buffalo Architectural Tour, Sponsored by Clean Harbors – Meet in Hyatt lobby at world globe at 12:45 PM
1:00 PM- 4:00 PM Niagara Wine Tour, Sponsored by Veolia Environmental Services – Meet in Hyatt lobby at world globe at 12:45 PM
5:30 PM Reception for First Time Conference Attendees-Pearl Street Grill and Brewery
6:00 PM-8:00 PM Opening Reception; Taste of Buffalo at Pearl Street Grill & Brewery 76 Pearl Street, Sponsored by Tradebe Environmental

 

Monday, August 7th

7:00 AM-4:00 PM Registration Table Open – Second floor foyer
7:00 AM-8:30 AM Breakfast Buffet – Regency Ballroom – Sponsored by Heritage
8:30 AM-9:00 AM Opening Remarks – Tony Oswald 2017 Conference Chair

Welcome – Joe Raab, Director University at Buffalo, Environment Health and Safety Services

9:15 AM-10:15 AM Keynote Speaker– Love Canal: A Historical Perspective and Personal Account, David Wilson CIH
10:15 AM-10:45 AM Refreshment Break with Exhibitors – Sponsored by CHWMEG
Technical Sessions Track 1

Grand Ballroom A

Technical Sessions Track 2

Grand Ballroom BC

10:45 AM-11:30 AM Collaborative Efforts to Streamline EHS Inspections-Alfredo Chandia, Matt Allen, BYU Hazardous Materials Management in the Healthcare Environment-Dean Leathers, Dan Marsh, UTMB
11:35 AM-12:15 AM Lessons to Optimize Your Pharmaceutical Waste Program-

Steve Todisco, Triumvirate

Chemical Security at Colleges and Universities-Are your Chemicals Secure?-Department of Homeland Security
12:15 PM-1:30 PM Lunch – Regency Ballroom – Sponsored by US Ecology
1:30 PM-2:15 PM FEMA Shelter in Place Mini Workshop-Hazardous Waste/Materials release from a 90-day HW storage area – David Fortino-FEMA*

 

Growing Pains: How Georgia Tech HazMat has expanded with our growing campus-David Stevenson, Ed Pozniak, Georgia Tech
2:20 PM-3:05 PM Biosafety Inspections, What to Look for and What to Ignore-Dave Pawlowski, University at Buffalo
3:05 PM-3:35 PM Refreshment Break with Exhibitors – Grand Ballroom DEFG – Sponsored by Heritage
3:35 PM-4:20 PM RCRA “Improvements” Rule – What does this really mean for colleges and universities?

Bill Diesslin, Iowa State

Case History UIC Pharmacy Fire- Dr. Dennis Terpin, UIC
4:20 PM-5:00 PM Mercury in the Wastewater, an Eleven Year Odyssey into Attaining Less Than 1 ppb-Steven Brehio, Northeastern University
6:00 PM-9:00 PM Banquet at Pierce Arrow Transportation Museum, Sponsored by Tradebe Environmental Services

Meet in front of Hyatt to right of hotel. Shuttles begin leaving at 6 PM.

 

Tuesday, August 8th

8:00 AM-3:00 PM Registration Table Open – Second floor foyer
7:30 AM-9:00 AM Breakfast Buffet – Regency Ballroom – Sponsored by Triumvirate
Technical Sessions Track 1

Grand Ballroom A

Technical Sessions Track 2

Grand Ballroom BC

9:00 AM-10:35 AM FEMA Shelter in Place Mini Workshop-Hazardous Waste/Materials release from a 90-day HW storage area – David Fortino, FEMA* Defining the Role of a Chemical Hygiene Officer-Dr. Dennis Terpin, UIC
9:00 AM-10:35 AM
10:35-11:00AM Refreshment Break with Exhibitors – Grand DEFG – Sponsored by US Ecology
11:00 AM-11:45 AM Laboratory Door Sign Maker and Inspection Database – Mark Pierro, University at Buffalo Bulking (Mixing) Chemicals at New Mexico State University– Drew Kaczmarek, New Mexico State University
11:45-1:00 PM Lunch – Regency Ballroom – Sponsored by DGI

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

Academic Chemical Security InitiativeAnthony Bliss, Mond Mugiya, Federal Bureau of Investigation Managing Reactives / Peroxide Forming Wastes in Satellite Accumulation Areas-Paul Porter, West Virginia
1:50 PM-2:35 PM Integrated Lab Management: Changing the culture of chemical waste non-compliance Frank Stello-University of North Carolina  Tools of the Trade: Respirators- Selection, Use, and Understanding 29 CFR 1910.134-Ethan Martin, University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz Medical Campus
2:35 PM-3:00 PM Refreshment Break with Exhibitors – Grand DEFG – Sponsored by Clean Earth
3:00 PM-3:45 PM “askEHS” – How can you leverage questions from campus to reduce risk and improve compliance?-

Brenda Coolbaugh, Cornell

How Many Hats Do You Wear?
The Life and Times of a CHO at a Small College-
Peggy Miller, Saint Mary’s College
2:45 PM-4:00 PM CUHMMC Business Meeting for Board Members
4:30 PM-9:30 PM Sightseeing trip to Niagara Falls-Bus bus departs at 4:30 PM sharp, meet in front of Hyatt to right of Hotel.

 

Wednesday, August 9th

7:30 AM-9:00 AM Breakfast Buffet – Regency Ballroom – Sponsored by Stericycle
8:00 AM-11:AM Lab Pack Training Course – Niagara Room
Technical Sessions Track 1

Grand Ballroom A

Technical Sessions Track 2

Grand Ballroom BC

9:00 AM-9:45 AM The Key Role ISU Students Play in Evaluating Water Pollution Prevention Efforts and Storm Water Management Strategies on Campus- Clay Miller, Iowa State Rouge Nitric Oxide Gas Cylinders Confiscated On Campus– Dr. Dennis Terpin, UIC
9:50 AM-10:35 AM  Managing Potentially Unstable and Energetic Chemicals in Labs-Nikki Young & Ted Dubiel, Triumvirate Industrial Hygiene for Hazwaste Professionals-Mike Miller, University of Richmond
10:35 AM-11:00 AM Refreshment Break with Exhibitors – Ballroom DEFG – Sponsored by Triumvirate
11:00 AM-11:45 AM Closing Remarks

2018 Conference Preview-Denver

Raffle and other prizes (must be present to win)

11:45 AM Conference Concludes
1:30 PM-4-30 PM Field Trip-TBA

 

Thursday, August 10th

8:30 AM-4:30 PM Advanced Lab Safety Training Course
8:30 AM-4:30 PM DOT Refresher Training Course