Colden to present and exhibit at the 19th Annual VPPPA Region III Conference

April 26 – 29, 2016

Colden will exhibit at the Voluntary Protection Program’s Region III safety conference and exposition. The 2016 event will be held at Dover Down Hotel & Casino in Dover, Delaware. The VPPPA Region III event will enables participants to learn how to implement cost-effective and innovative approaches to occupational safety, health and environmental organizations.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Diamond 3 Room, Dover Down Hotel & Casino, Dover, DE

Senior Scientist and Project Manager, Chrysoula J. Komis, PhD, CIH, CSP, CHMM, FAIHA, will present “Recognizing Industrial Hygiene Hazards in Construction” during the Dover conference.


“Like other industries, the construction industry is challenged with work site illnesses, injuries, and fatalities related to health hazards. The presentation will help participants recognize prevalent and emerging health hazards in construction and provide information on how to use best practices for abating health hazards found on construction sites. As part of the presentation, major health hazards including chemical, physical, and biological hazards will be reviewed as well as methods used to sample and control health hazards.”

Chrys brings 38+ years of occupational health and safety experience working with chemical manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, energy, food industry, laboratories, foundries, and light manufacturing clients. Her lengthy tenure with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides an invaluable perspective in helping clients overcome regulatory hurdles. As a consultant with Colden, Dr. Komis’ specialties include: litigation support and expert testimony, industrial hygiene, OSHA compliance, guidance on Voluntary Protection Programs (VPPs), hazard assessment, biosafety, laboratory safety, safety and health auditing, chemical hazard information, training, and OSHA recordkeeping review.


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