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Building Ventilation and Minimizing Exposure to COVID-19 and Airborne Diseases

April 26, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Free

COVID-19 and other infectious diseases spread through respiratory particles that are inhaled and cause infection. Particles can remain suspended in the air and travel distances greater than 6 feet, increasing the risk of infection in indoor environments lacking proper ventilation. Join us this week as we learn the fundamentals of building ventilation, including important steps that can be taken in your workplace to reduce transmission of airborne viruses.

Guest Speaker:

  • Dave Newman served as the staff industrial hygienist for the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health for 18 years, until his retirement from NYCOSH in 2016. He continues to work in environmental and occupational health and safety as the principal in EOHS Associates LLC, while also serving as an industrial hygiene consultant for the New Jersey Work Environment Council. Dave is the author of numerous published peer-reviewed articles. He has served on multiple city, state, and federal technical committees, included the EPA World Trade Center Expert Technical Review Panel and the NIOSH World Trade Center Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee. Dave has long been an activist and representative in the Communications Workers and United Steelworkers unions.

Register: https://njwec.salsalabs.org/covidventilation42623/index.html

 

Details

Date:
April 26, 2023
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://njwec.salsalabs.org/covidventilation42623/index.html

Organizer

NJ Work Environment Council
Phone:
609.882.6100
Email:
nfo@njwec.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Virtual