• 8th OEESC 16-18 September 2019 in Dublin
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Day One – Monday 19 September

Day Two – Tuesday 20 September
Day Three – Wednesday 21 September

Monday 19 September 2016

Session 1 – Keynote Speaker

Exposure Related to Skin Diseases. Prof Dr Swen John Malte, University of Osnabrueck, Germany

Session 2a – Occupational Health

Is Rosin Classifiable as a Skin Sensitiser? Paul Illing Paul, Illing Consultancy Services
Using a Clinical Surveillance Database to Collect Information on Workplace Prevention. Linn Holness, St Michael’s Hospital
Skin Health Surveillance: Making it effective and beneficial. Helen Taylor, EnviroDerm Services
Tertiary Prevention: Return to Work for Nurses with Hand Dermatitis Related to Wet Work. Irena Kudla, St Michael’s Hospital
Workers’ Compensation Claims for Occupational Contact Dermatitis: 20 Years of Data from Victoria, Australia. Tessa Keegel, La Trobe University, Melbourne

Session 2b – Case Studies in Occupational Health

Dermal Exposure to Solvents: Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Acetone Exposure in the Cleaning Area of a Pharmaceutical Company. Fleur Jansen, Janssen Pharmaceutical
Study Process Chemicals used in Underground Mine/Concentrator and its Relationship to the Workwear. Rodrigo Dominguez, USM
Skin Problems in Cooks. Kristin Svendsen, NTNU
Skin Health and Safety at Work in Croatian Hairdressing and Beautician Apprentices. Željka Babic, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health
Occupational Dermal Exposure to PAHs in Swedish Firefighters and Police Forensic Specialists Evaluated Using Tape Stripping. Anneli Julander, Karolinska Institutet

Session 3a – Skin Measurement Workshop

A practical workshop looking at the use of skin measurements in monitoring, controlling and preventing ill health due to skin exposure. This workshop will have some time for hands on use of a range of skin measurement equipment.

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Session 3b – Poster Session


Session 4 – Keynote Speaker

New Developments in Prevention of Skin Exposure. Diane Llewellyn, Health & Safety Executive

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Session 5a – The Role of Training in Preventing Skin Exposure & Disease

Skin Exposure Prevention Training in the Workplace. Irena Kudla, St Michael’s Hospital
What do Workers with Suspected Occupational Contact Dermatitis Tell Us About Their Workplace Training Experiences? Linn Holness, St Michael’s Hospital
What Do Occupational Hygienists Really Know About Dermal Exposure? John Cherrie, Heriot Watt University and IOM
Sun Safety Programs in the Workplace: The Role of Risk Assessment and Safety Management Systems in Effective Program Implementation. Linn Holness, St Michael’s Hospital

Session 5b – Investigating Parameters in Skin Permeation

Standardizing Electrical Resistance Assessment of Skin Integrity. Annette Bunge, Colorado School of Mines
Experimentally Determined Permeability Ratios (aq. dilution/neat) for 30 Organic Solvents Suggest Highly Variable Influence of Water on Percutaneous Absorption. Linda Schenk, Karolinska Institutet
Influence of pH on the In Vitro Skin Permeation of Platinum and Rhodium. Anja Franken, North-West University
Effect of Freezing on Dermal Penetration Parameters Through Pig Skin In Vitro. Eike Maximilian Marek, Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance, Institu

Session 6 – Keynote Speaker

UV Exposure. Prof Thomas Diepgen, University Heidelberg

Session 7 – Keynote Speaker

Practical Aspects in Controlling Exposure. Chris Packham, EnviroDerm Services

Session 8a – Key Concepts in Occupational Hygiene

Sampling and Interpretation of Swab Measurements for Chemical Exposure Risk Assessment. Helena Hemming, AstraZeneca
Critical Evaluation of the Wash-in Effect. John Kissel, University of Washington
Gloves – When, Why, Which and How? Chris Packham, EnviroDerm Services

Session 8b – Skin Permeation of Specific Chemicals

Skin Absorption of Four Formulated Organophosphorus Pesticides at Application and Full Strength. Dino Pisaniello, University of Adelaide
Dermal Absorption and Metabolism of N-phenyl-ß-naphthylamine – an ex vivo Human Skin Model. Kathrin  Dennerlein, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
Dermal Penetration of N-Phenyl-2-Naphthylamine Through Pig Skin Under Different In Vitro Conditions. Eike Maximilian Marek, Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance, Institu

Session 9a – Research Studies in Occupational Hygiene

Regulatory Verification with Occupational Hygiene Monitoring on Safe Use of Cytotoxic Drugs in Veterinary Practices. Vivian Fung, Safework
Comparative Study on Dermal and Inhalation Exposure of Workers and Bystanders During Pest Control of Oak Processionary Moth by Spray Application. Michael Roitzsch, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Urinary Platinum Excretion Following Occupational Dermal and Respiratory Exposure to Soluble Platinum. Stefan Linde, North-West University, South Africa
Dermal Uptake of Diisocyanates – Evidence from Workplace Exposures. Kate Jones, HSE

Session 9b – Risk Assessment for Dermal Hazards

The Implementation and Evaluation of a Dermal Chemical Risk Assessment Approach to Protect Employees in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Damien Boyd & Priyanka Katoch, GlaxoSmithKline & University College Cork
Dermal Exposure and Dermal Absorption: Two Interdependent Steps in the Risk Assessment of Chemicals. Annette Bitsch Fraunhofer, Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine
Nickel on the Swedish Market: A Baseline Survey of Articles in “Prolonged Contact” with Skin. Anneli Julander, Karolinska Institutet
Short and Frequent Skin Contact with Nickel. Klara Midander, Institute of Environmental Medicine

Wednesday 21 September 2016

Session 10a Experimental Studies in Exposure Assessment

Dermal Exposure to Solvents: Development and Validation of an Analytical Method for Accurately Assessment of Dermal Exposure. Radu-Corneliu Duca, KU Leuven
Transfer of Nano-Particles from Surfaces-to-Hand and from the Hand to the Perioral Area. Araceli Sanchez Jimenez, Institute of Occupational Medicine
Development, Validation and Test of a Skin Sampling Method for Assessment of Metal Exposure. Klara Midander, Karolinska Institutet
Systematic Analysis of Dermal Exposure to Hazardous Chemical Agents at the Workplace (SysDEA) – Experimental Setup and First Results. Gudrun Walendzik, BAuA, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Session 11 – Keynote Speaker

Percutaneous Penetration and Skin Exposure. Dr Majella Lane, UCL School of Pharmacy, London

Session 12 – Keynote Speaker

Systemic Uptake of Chemicals from Dermal Exposure. Dr Fred Frasch, US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Session 13a – Use of Modelling in Permeation Predication & Risk Assessment

Molecular Simulations of Stratum Corneum Lipids: The Promise and Challenge. Annette Bunge, Colorado School of Mines
A Mechanistic In-Silico Modelling Approach to Study Percutaneous Penetration. Tao Chen, University of Surrey
Evaluation of the Tier 1 Dermal Exposure Assessment Tool ECETOC Targeted Risk Assessment (TRA). Jody Schinkel, TNO

Session 13b – Workplace Studies  in Exposure Assessment

Dermal Absorption of Fumigant Gases During HAZMAT Exposure Scenarios. Sharyn Gaskin, University of Adelaide
Platinum Group Metals and Base Metals Refining: A Summary of Skin Barrier Function Studies. Johan du Plessis, North-West University
Multi-Analytical Quantification of Metal Skin Dose. Klara Midander, Karolinska Institutet

Session 14 Discussion Panel – Regulatory Aspects

Anthony Hubbard, Croda, UK
Jennifer Sahmel, Cardno ChemRisk, USA
Diane Llewellyn, Health & Safety Executive, UK
Prof Dr Swen John Malte, University of Osnabrueck, Germany

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