Earn 1.5 Contact Hours
Part of the COVID-19 Aerosol Exposures in the Workplace Webinar Series
September 8, 2020
11:00 AM–12:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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This presentation will discuss what is known about human-generated aerosols, in particular for infectious respiratory viruses. At the end of this session attendees will be able to:
- Describe the physical characteristics of aerosols generated by healthy and infected humans during breathing, talking, coughing, sneezing, etc.
- Explain the fate and transport of human-generated aersols in enclosed spaces with and without ventilation.
- Contrast droplet and aerosol transmission and explain how aerosol transmission fits within the traditional infection control paradigm.
- Describe how aerosol transmission could be an important mode of transmission in a range of workplaces.
Who Should Attend This Webinar?
Industrial hygienists and all other occupational health and safety professionals, in particular those with responsibilities for ensuring the health and wellbeing of employees in non-healthcare settings.
This webinar contains 1.5 contact hours and may be eligible for Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) CM credit. See the ABIH website (abih.org) for CM credit criteria. This webinar may also qualify for CSP recertification points. See the BCSP website (bcsp.org) for details. Participants seeking confirmation of attendance for the webinar from ACGIH® must attend the live webinar or view the archive and submit a final exam and evaluation. Certificates of Completion will be issued in a timely manner after receipt and completion of these items.
What is an ACGIH® Webinar?
ACGIH® is dedicated to providing quality, scientific, educational events. One method of doing this is to offer distance-learning webinars. A webinar, short for Web-based seminar, is a presentation, lecture, or seminar that is transmitted over the Internet. A key feature of a webinar is its interactive elements — the ability to give, receive and discuss information. Webinars are as effective as on-site presentations without the travel expense. This ACGIH® webinar is 1.5 hours in duration and consists of a live presentation given via the Internet with no option for call in audio.