Presentations on Risk Assessment Given by C&IH at BOHS FAAM Asbestos 2022 Conference

The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) Faculty of Asbestos Assessment and Management (FAAM) conference, “Asbestos 2022” recently took place in Birmingham, England and included presentations by C&IH Director of Research & Development Andrey Korchevskiy and Senior Scientist Jim Rasmuson.

Dr. Korchevskiy’s presentation: “Elongate Mineral Particles (EMPs) and Asbestos Fibers: How New Data Help Strengthen the Risk Assessment Narrative” was dedicated to recent studies in asbestos risk assessment and included discussions on chrysotile versus amphibole cancer potency, modeling asbestos risk from talc exposure, and risks associated with fibrous balangeroite.    

Dr. Rasmuson’s presentation: “Application of Lung Burden Analysis in Asbestos Exposure and Risk Assessment” focused on the interpretation of asbestos concentrations in lungs as a predictor and metric of carcinogenic risks.  

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