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    • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:15 PM (EDT)
    • Hilton Garden Inn Edison-Raritan Center
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    The NJEHA Annual Symposium will be held September 26, 2018 at the centrally located Hilton Garden Inn Edison-Raritan Center (NJTP exit 10, GSP exit 127, I-287 at Rt. 440).  (8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.)


    Our Featured Presenters:

    Jonathan Rosen, MS, Certified Industrial Hygienist - CHES Credits

    Will discuss how workers with potential exposure to infectious pathogens can use Pathogen Safety Guide and other resources to develop specific risk assessment and worker protection programs.

     Loel Muetter, Program Manager, NJ Department of Health 

    Will discuss how the recent changes to the Public Recreational Bathing Code affected the 2018 Summer Bathing Season and what is on the Horizon for 2019. 

    We would like to answer your questions regarding the NJ Recreational Bathing Code. Please submit your question here.

    https://www.njeha.org/Sys/Poll/2545

    Alvaro Toledo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Entomology, 

    Rutgers University 

    Will discuss the ecological factors of Lyme disease including what tick-borne really means in terms or transmission and common manifestations. 

    Andrea Egizi, PhD, Research Scientist, Monmouth County & Tick-borne Disease Lab 

    Will provide current information on the recently detected exotic tick species haemoaphysalis longicornis. Will also discuss tick surveillance reveal some changes in native tick populations and their distribution in New Jersey. William Manley, NJ Department of Heath Will discuss animals in Retail Food Establishments. How to keep the Pet Friendly movement on the right side of RFE regulations, while observing service animal requirements

    Agenda

    8:30 am — 9:00 am

    Registration / Continental Breakfast/

    Welcome

    9:00 am — 11:00 am

    Jonathan Rosen, MS, CIH, AJ Rosen & Associates:

    Pathogen Safety Resources for the

    REHS

    11:00 am—12:00 pm

    Loel Muetter, NJ DOH : Bathing Changes &

    Summer 2018– The Good, the Bad & the

    Ugly

    12:00 pm — 12:15 pm

    NJEHA Business Meeting, Scholarship and

    Award Presentation

    12:15 pm—1:00 pm

    Lunch

    1:00 pm—2:30 pm

    Alvaro Toledo, PhD , Assistant Professor,

    Rutgers University : Ticks & Lyme Disease

    in New Jersey

    Andrea Egizi, PhD, Tick-borne Disease LabNative

    & Exotic Tick Surveillance in NJ

    2:30 pm—2:45 pm : Break

    2:45 pm— 3:45 pm

    William Manley, NJ DOH: NJ Pets & Retail

    Food Establishments: Not Perfect Together

    Evaluation & Conclusion 3:45 pm—4:00 pm

     NJDEP Pesticide credits:

    Rutgers University : Ticks & Lyme Disease in New Jersey

      7A – 2 & 8A – 2

                   

    Tick-borne Disease LabNative & Exotic Tick Surveillance in NJ

          7A – 1 & 8A – 1



    Public Health CE # 5.00 hour(s)

    5.5 Category I Continuing Education Credits for CHES


    This program has been approved for 5.5 Category I Continuing Education Credits for CHES by the Rutgers School of Public Health The Rutgers SPH has been designated as a provider of continuing education in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

    Refunds will be provided only if your cancellation is received by: September 10, 2018. 
    No refunds will be issued after this date.

    NJEHA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE SCHEDULES AND PROGRAMS AS NECESSARY.

    NJEHA has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who successfully complete this educational program will be awarded NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs) as applicable.



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