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It’s the Dose That Makes the Poison: The Cumulative Effect of Exposure to Hazardous Substances

Dec 01, 2021

Sponsored by Vallen


Sponsored by Vallen. Experts from Ansell discuss the risk and consequences of exposure to hazardous substances at work. Understand the limitations of the conventional approach to chemical permeation testing of PPE. Gain insight into advanced permeation detection techniques for complex chemical mixtures.

What You Will Learn
  • Develop new knowledge on worker exposure to hazardous substances globally
  • Examine cumulative mass as a critical measurement when assessing PPE for protection from chemicals
  • Discuss the limitations of conventional ASTM/ISO techniques for testing and detecting chemical permeation through a barrier material, especially when handling complex chemical mixtures

Paul Bryce, Vice President and General Manager, Ansell Chemical Solutions
Paul Bryce_smallPaul Bryce has worked in the safety and health/PPE industry for 25 years. He joined Ansell in 2015 and is a member of the executive leadership team in the company’s Chemical Solutions Strategic Business Unit focused on multi-hazard chemical protection solutions. He is a non-executive director/board member of the British Safety Industry Federation.

Luke Savory, Ph.D., B.Sc., principal chemist, Ansell Industrial Global Business Unit
Luke Savory_smallLuke Savory is instrumental in establishing Ansell’s testing and research capabilities, with a focus on the science of protection. His team’s research has gained global recognition and is published in peer-reviewed scientific papers and presented at industry conferences. Savory holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Hull and he is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He is also on the steering committee for the Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals Conference.


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