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Schaal Presents Dissertation on Links of Heavy Metal Exposure to Hearing Loss

Lt. Nicholas "Cody" Schaal, IUP Safety doctoral graduate, presented his dissertation research at the U.S. Army Madigan Medical Center’s Research Day. His study revealed links of heavy metal exposure to hearing loss in U.S. Navy personnel at Bremerton Naval Shipyard.

Posted on 5/17/2016 10:00:07 AM

Shultz Receives AIHA Scholarship

The Department of Safety Sciences would like to congratulate Christopher Shultz for receiving the Rick and Carol Fulweiler Scholarship, through the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation.

Posted on 4/22/2016 9:23:18 AM

2016 ASSE Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to seven members of the Safety Sciences Department on winning over $44,000 in scholarships from the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation.

Posted on 4/1/2016 10:28:52 AM

Safety Sciences’ First PhD Graduate

The first Safety Sciences doctoral candidate, Nicholas “Cody” Schaal, successfully defended his dissertation, titled “Effect of Heavy Metal Exposures on Hearing Loss Among Shipyard Personnel,” on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2016.

Posted on 3/31/2016 9:37:10 AM

Cekada Wins Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator

Congratulations to Tracey Cekada, associate professor in the Department of Safety Sciences, for winning the Dr. William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator Award.

Posted on 3/22/2016 9:15:41 AM

Paschold Publishes on Vibration Dangers in Garbage Collection

Helmut Paschold, PhD, CIH, CSP, published an article on vibration dangers in garbage collection in the Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology. Paschold has been investigating whole-body vibration for almost a decade.

Posted on 1/20/2016 11:23:53 AM

Wachter Receives 2014 Critics’ Choice Award

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and the Publications Committee are pleased to announce that Jan Wachter’s book, Ethics for the Safety and Health Professional: Approaches and Case Studies , has been selected as the “2014 Critics’ Choice.” A panel of Publications Committee judges evaluated all of th

Posted on 4/30/2015 11:11:48 AM

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