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  • September 15-18, 2010: AOHP 2010 National Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
    • September 16, 2010: Joanne Regan, Industrial Hygienist, Region I, Boston, Massachusetts Regional Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation on "OSHA Recordkeeping and the National Emphasis Program (NEP)."
    • September 15-17, 2010: MaryAnn Medeiros, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region I, Providence, Rhode Island Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth.
  • May 2-8, 2010: 2010 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Association of Occupational Health Professionals and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2010 NAOSH Week, "Mission NAOSH 2010: Safe Workplaces." Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers, an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
  • October 19-25, 2009: 2009 Drug-Free Work Week. AOHP and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2009 Drug-Free Work Week. Sponsored annually by the U.S. Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Program, the Week focuses on educating employers, employees and the public about the importance of being drug-free as an essential component of a safe and healthful workplace.
  • September 16-19, 2009: AOHP 2009 National Conference, Red Lion Hotel on the River, Portland, Oregon.
    • September 17, 2009: Richard S. Terrill, then-Regional Administrator, Region X, USDOL- OSHA, gave a presentation, "What's New at OSHA: Update 2009."
    • Randy White, Area Director, Portland, Oregon Area Office, Region X, USDOL-OSHA, Ria Russell, Management Assistant, IT Systems Administrator, Region X, USDOL-OSHA and Paulo Pinto, Industrial Hygienist, Oregon-OSHA staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth.
  • May 3-9, 2009: 2009 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP) and more than 55 other Alliance Program participants supported 2009 NAOSH Week. Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE), the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. The theme for 2009 NAOSH Week was "Safety Means Always Coming Home."
    • May 4, 2009: Lydia F. Crutchfield, RN, BSN, Director, Employee Health, Carolinas Healthcare System, represented AOHP and attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, DC. Then-Acting Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab, USDOL-OSHA; Warren Brown, then-President, ASSE; and Andrew Cooper, Secretary, CSSE; provided brief remarks. The Kick-off also featured an Alliance Program participant panel with presentations from Alliance Program participants American Heart Association, ASSE, Independent Electrical Contractors, and National Safety Council focusing on workplace safety and health issues.
  • October 20-26, 2008: 2008 Drug-Free Work Week. The Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP) and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported the 2008 Drug-Free Work Week. Sponsored annually by the U.S. Department of Labor's Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace Program, the Week focused on educating employers, employees and the public about the importance of being drug-free as an essential component of a safe and healthful workplace.
  • September 17-20, 2008: 2008 AOHP National Conference, Adams Mark Hotel, Denver, Colorado.
    • OSHA representatives staffed an Alliance Program exhibit booth during the conference.
  • May 4-10, 2008: 2008 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP) and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2008 NAOSH Week, "Safety is Good Business." Sponsored annually by American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
    • May 5, 2008: Representatives of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP) attended the NAOSH Week Kick-off event at the U.S. Department of Labor. Donald Shalhoub, then-Deputy Assistant Secretary, USDOL-OSHA; and ASSE's then-President, Michael Thompson; were the keynote speakers. Mr. Shalhoub presented "Safety is Good Business" to OSHA and Alliance Program participants and other safety and health representatives.
  • September 26-29, 2007: AOHP Annual National Conference, Savannah Marriott Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia.
    • Sheila Arbury, Health Scientist, Office of Occupational Health Nursing, Directorate of Science, Technology and Medicine, USDOL-OSHA, presented a poster, "Use of Blunt-Tip Suture Needles to Decrease Percutaneous Injuries to Surgical Personnel," during the conference.
  • May 6-12, 2007: 2007 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. The Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP) and a number of other Alliance Program participants supported 2007 NAOSH Week; "All Modes of Transportation." Sponsored annually by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), an Alliance Program participant, and the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering, the Week focuses on the importance of preventing injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
  • March 23, 2007: AOHP Central Pennsylvania Chapter Meeting, Wildwood Conference Center, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Peter Brown, Outreach Coordinator, Region III, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation about OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs and Donna Melnic, Compliance Safety and Health Officer, Region III, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation about job hazards in healthcare during the meeting.
  • November, 3, 2006: AOHP Virginia Chapter Fall Conference, Inova Fairfax Hospital , Fairfax, Virginia. Sheila Arbury, Health Scientist, Office of Occupational Medicine, Directorate of Science, Technology and Medicine, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation, "OSHA/AOHP Alliance Update and OSHA's eTools and Safety and Health Topics Pages," to 65 attendees.
  • October 4-7, 2006: AOHP 25th Annual National Conference, Capital Park Hyatt Regency, Sacramento, California.
    • October 6, 2006: Alvan Phillip, Occupational Safety Specialist, Voluntary Outreach Programs, Region IX, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation entitled, "Federal OSHA Overview and OSHA's Recordkeeping Highlights."
    • Representatives from California-OSHA, AOHP and the American Heart Association, an Alliance Program participant shared an exhibit booth during the conference.
  • October 12-15, 2005:AOHP 24th Annual National Conference, Crown Plaza Hotel, San Antonio, Texas.
    • OSHA had a tabletop display during the conference.
    • October 13, 2005: Joann Natarajan, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Region VI, Austin, Texas Area Office, USDOL-OSHA, gave a presentation entitled, "Recordkeeping Interpretations: The New Handbook." The Alliance Program had a tabletop display during the conference.
  • March 28April 1, 2005: Region VI Consultation Conference, Embassy Suites, Irving, Texas.
    • Jan Frustaglia, Member of the OSHA/AOHP Alliance Implementation Team and Program Coordinator for Austin Community College, Austin, Texas, gave a presentation entitled, "Safe Patient Handling," to over 85 attendees.
    • Carolyn Amrich, Member of the OSHA/AOHP Alliance Implementation Team and Manager for Employee Health & Wellness at Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas gave a presentation entitled, "Bloodborne Pathogens-Sharps Safety," to over 85 attendees.
  • October 6-9, 2004: AOHP 23th Annual National Conference, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay, Florida.
    • October 7, 2004: Paula White, then-Director, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, USDOL-OSHA gave the keynote address "An OSHA Update on Cooperative Programs," to AOHP members.
    • Sandra Khan, Safety and Occupational Health Specialist, USDOL-OSHA staffed the Alliance Program exhibit booth during the conference.