June 7-8, 2006
BG Academy for Occupational Health and Safety
The Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Emissions from Asphalt/Bitumen Symposium, co-organized by ACGIH® and the Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), was held June 7-8, 2006 at the BG Academy for Occupational Health and Safety in Dresden, Germany. The purpose of the Symposium was to provide researchers, policymakers/government officials, practitioners, academics, employers, and labor leaders an opportunity to share and discuss key research in the area of emissions from asphalt/bitumen aerosols, fumes, and vapors with emphasis on studies to help evaluate exposure and carcinogenic hazard and risk which will help to further the scientific process. During the symposium 20 technical presentations were made along with 16 poster presentations that are listed below.
Proceedings from the Symposium will be published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) by June 30, 2007.