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Part of the COVID-19 Aerosol Exposures in the Workplace Webinar Series
Predicting Exposure with Infectious Dose
October 1, 2020
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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The Wells-Riley model for predicting the probability of infection is, in part, composed of the standard industrial hygiene one box, well-mixed room model. The Wells-Riley model will be presented in industrial hygiene terms and used to calculate virus exposure, dose, and the probability of infection. The critical “emission rate” information is at this time sparse and tentative, but the model can be used to evaluate ventilation control strategies, show the value of using face masks or respirators, predict the benefit of social distancing, and examine the benefit of portable air cleaners and the use of UV germicidal irradiation.
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 1.0 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 1.0 hours in duration and consists of a live presentation given via the Internet with no option for call in audio.