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Safety is Seguridad: A Workshop Summary APPENDIXES

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Safety is Seguridad: A Workshop Summary Appendix A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members SUSAN C.SCRIMSHAW, chair, has been the dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago since December 1994. Her major interests are medical anthropology, human reproduction, demography, applied anthropology, violence prevention, and culture change with a focus on Latin America, the Caribbean, and U.S. Latinos. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has served on various NRC committees. She is currently a member of the Board on Global Health and the chair of the Committee for Behavior Change in the 21st Century: Improving the Health of Diverse Populations. Dr. Scrimshaw received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, Department of Anthropology, with a focus on Latin America, medical anthropology, and demographics. ROBIN BAKER is director of the Labor Occupational Health program at the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health in the School of Public Health at University of California, Berkeley. She administers programs that provide training, information, and technical assistance for labor, management, and health professionals. Her role includes the development of written materials, teaching of courses, planning conferences, and conducting research. Prior to that she was project director for the Santa Clara Center for Occupational Safety and Health (Project on Health and Safety in Electronics). Ms. Baker received her M.P.H. in health education from the University of California, Berkeley. LAWRENCE SHAW-SALAZAR is an industrial hygienist at IHI Environmental. He specializes in industrial hygiene monitoring, management of asbestos projects, indoor air quality investigations, and facility health and safety inspections. He previously served as chief consultant and owner of LRS Spanish Safety Consultants, where he developed and taught Spanish safety-and health-training classes; translated safety documents into Spanish; performed industrial hygiene sampling; and performed site safety and health compliance audits. He was also a health and safety consultant for Phelps Dodge Mining Company, where he developed a corporate safety and health manual and translated policies and training materials into Spanish. He received his B.S. and M.S. in environmental health, and industrial hygiene from California State University, Fresno, and University of Washington, Seattle, and his J.D. from Brigham Young University. JAMES PLATNER is associate director at the Center to Protect Workers’ Rights (CPWR), a research and training institute of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO. Dr. Platner co-authored a working paper on Hispanic occupational injuries and fatalities in construction. CPWR has developed Spanish-language safety and health materials and instructions for use in training residential construction workers and for hazardous waste operator training, asbestos abatement, and lead abatement worker and supervisor training. He has a B.S. in biophysics from Johns Hopkins University and an M.S. in radiation biology and a Ph.D. in toxicology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

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Safety is Seguridad: A Workshop Summary NRC Staff TAMARA L.DICKINSON, Study Director, is a senior program officer with the NRC’s Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, responsible for managing the activities of the Committee on Earth Resources. Dr. Dickinson has been awarded the National Academies individual distinguished service award. She has served as program director for the Petrology and Geochemistry program in the Division of Earth Sciences at the National Science Foundation. She has also served as discipline scientist for the Planetary Materials and Geochemistry program at NASA headquarters. As a postdoctoral fellow at NASA Johnson Space Center she conducted experiments on the origin and evolution of lunar rocks and highly reduced igneous meteorites. She holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in geology from the University of New Mexico and a B.A. in geology from the University of Northern Iowa. KAREN L.IMHOF is a senior project assistant for the NRC’s Board on Earth Sciences and Resources. She previously worked on the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources. Before coming to the National Academies she worked as a staff and administrative assistant in diverse organizations, including the National Wildlife Federation and the Three Mile Island nuclear facility. TANJA PILZAK is a research assistant with the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (BANR). She previously served the National Academies in the Office of Contracts and Grants, first as a contract assistant and then as a proposal specialist. Prior to coming to the National Academies she worked with students in the Department of Resident Life at the University of Maryland, College Park.