Daniel P. Adley, CIH, CSP, chief operating officer of KTA-Tator Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bill Wallhausser, senior consultant for KTA's Steel Group, were each recently honored with awards by separate organizations.
Adley received the American Industrial Hygiene Association's (AIHA) "Fellow" Award, which was established to recognize members who have made significant contributions to the practice of industrial hygiene. Adley has published original research on environmental health and safety (EH&S) practices, as well as two sentinel texts on lead paint management. He has worked in policy areas under contract with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), New York City, and Standards Australia; has represented SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings on numerous EH&S issues, and the Industrial Painters Coalition during congressional lobbying on lead paint issues; and has served as the Chairman of SSPC's Group Committee on EH&S Compliance since the early 1990s. As a result of his leadership, at least eight major industry standards, guidelines or technology updates have been published.
Wallhausser was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the 39th Annual Mid-Atlantic Region Quality Assurance Workshop (QAW) at its meeting in Norfolk, Va. As a civil engineering graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Wallhausser began his engineering career with Esso (Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey) in 1955 and also held various positions with Spang and Co. before joining KTA in 1994. After managing the northeast region for a few years, he went on to spearhead KTA's move into the steel inspection business. For more information, visit www.kta.com.