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We gathered a diverse group of presenters for this year’s Symposium! If you have attended in years past, this year provides another set of outstanding discussions on NOA policy, projects, mitigations, and laboratory technology.
Working Group Intro slides
Alona Davis, Air Quality Specialist/Bay Area AQMD — BAAQMD Compliance and Enforcement of the Asbestos Airborne Toxic Control Measure for Construction and Grading in the Bay Area
Tim Fuhs, Air Quality Specialist/San Luis Obispo APCD — Successes and Challenges: Implementation of the NOA ATCM’s in a Medium Air District OR a Friendly Approach to Doing More with Less
Chris Kirkham MPH, CIH and Jeff Ferrell CIH/Cal-OSHA – CAL-OSHA Perspective on NOA
Mark Bailey PG, President/Asbestos TEM Labs — Serpentine-Covered Roadways and the Emergence of NOA Concerns in the US
David Damby Ph.D, Research Chemist/US Geological Survey — The Geology of Naturally Occurring Asbestos with Implications for Exposure and Disease (cancelled)
Rod Metcalf, Prof. of Geology/Univ. Nevada Las Vegas and Meg Sumner-Moore/Asbestos TEM Labs — Genesis of Nevada-Arizona Fibrous Amphibole: Is Amphibole Asbestos More Common than we think?
Douglas Laquey, NOA Manager-Boulder City Bypass/Fisher Industries — NOA Challenges on Nevada’s Boulder City Bypass Freeway Construction Project
John Balmes MD, Prof. of Environmental Health Sciences/UC Berkeley & Prof. of Medicine/UCSF —The NIOSH Roadmap for Asbestos Research
Jean Pfau, Prof. of Biological Sciences/Montana State Univ. — NOA: Forcing a Paradigm Shift In Evaluating Risk of Asbestos Exposure
David Seymour CEG, Ninyo&Moore—Construction of an Earthen Dam Using NOA–An Update from the Calaveras Dam Replacement Project
Carolyn Jones CIH, Health&Safety Manager/SF Public Utilities Commission—Community Outreach Strategies on a Large NOA Construction Project
Mark Bailey PG, President/Asbestos TEM Labs (Presenter); Wayne Berman PhD/Aeolus; Bradley Erskine PG, CEG, CDRP NOA Compliance Mgr./Kleinfelder — THE CDRP NOA Database – A Powerful Data- base and Expert System for Handling Air Sampling Data from Large Naturally Occurring Asbestos Projects
Philip Bumala MSPH, CIH, CAC, Senior Industrial Hygienist/Professional Service Industries – Successful NOA Partnerships
Jeff Austin, Principal/AlbionPartners—ATCM Implementation in the Field–Challenges and Successes in the Urban Environment
David Sederquist CEG, CHG, Sr. Engineering Geologist-Hydrogeologist/Youngdahl Consulting Group— A Consultants Perspective of 16years of NOA at California Public Schools
Sarah Kalika PG, CAC, Senior Project Geologist/Cornerstone Earth Group— Asbestos and Dust Monitoring for the Mining Industry: CEQA, ATCM, and Air District Compliance in Northern California
Alan Santistevan, XRD Analyst & Crystal Replogle, TEM Lab Mgr/Asbestos TEM Labs—X-ray Diffraction Analysis and its Application to the Analysis of NOA and Other Minerals
Mark Bailey PG, Co-Chair; Sarah Kalika PG, Co-Chair, & David Sederquist CEG,CHG, Co-Chair — Review and Open Discussion of Outstanding Issues in NOA Hazard Management and Analysis