On March 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EST), the American Industrial Hygiene Association will host “The Value of Anthropometrics,” an intermediate TeleWeb Virtual Seminar.

Presentation topics will include:
  • Overview of fit testing
  • NIOSH respirator certification
  • New respirator fit test panel
  • Results of testing using the new panel
Attendees will be taught to:
  • Understand the value of fit testing
  • Categorize facial characteristics that affect respirator users
  • Identify applicable fit testing methodologies that can be applied within their own organizations
Featured speakers include Ziqing Zhuang, PhD, a senior NIOSH scientist and editor in chief of theJournal of the International Society of Respiratory Protection, and Bill Newcomb, a NIOSH physical scientist in the policy and standards development branch of the National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, who also worked over 40 years developing respirators for North Safety Products.

TeleWeb Virtual Seminars let participants view live presentations without leaving their home or office. Using the Internet and a telephone to access the seminars allows multiple attendees to participate for the cost of a single registration.

To register for “The Value of Anthropometrics,” call (800) 651-7916 or visitwww.aiha.org/Content/CE/DL/ValueofAnthropometrics.htm. For registrations made by March 7, 2008, the cost is $295 for AIHA members and $325 for nonmembers. After March 7, tuition will be an additional $100 for both members and nonmembers. Materials will be sent to each site that registers and may be duplicated for each participant.