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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Rodney Grieve: Safety pros get in their own way by failing to listen to their customers

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Rodney Grieve, who presented a talk on “Identifying Cultural Hazards: 4 Clues You Are Out of Balance” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Corrie Pitzer: Traditional safety practices don’t fit with modern work environments

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Corrie Pitzer, who presented a talk on “Deep Safe” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Chuck Pettinger: Analytics can identify hot spots in your culture

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Chuck Pettinger, who co-presented a talk on “Incentives and Big Data: A Case Study of Leadership Engagement” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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NIOSH's Geraci describes new model for nanomaterials science, previews agency research

As nanomaterials quickly make their way into many commercial sectors, it’s up to industrial hygienists to ensure this technology moves forward safely and responsibly, Chuck Geraci, PhD, CIH, said during NIOSH’s annual nanotechnology update at AIHce 2014 in San Antonio. Geraci, coordinator of the NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center, outlined current challenges and changes related to nanotechnology and provided a sneak peek at upcoming work at NIOSH.


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Stewardship 2014 Keynote Speaker challenges attendees to explore product stewardship on a broader level

Jennifer Nash, executive director of the Regulatory Policy Program at Harvard Kennedy School, kicked off Stewardship 2014 by challenging attendees to consider what the phrase "product stewardship" truly means to them, both in theory and in practice.


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Yant lecture examines effects of working postures on male and female workers

In an address at AIHce 2014 + Stewardship on June 3, Karen Messing, PhD, recipient of AIHA’s 2014 William P. Yant Award, described the effects of sitting versus standing on men and women who perform various types of work. Messing, who earned her doctorate in biology at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and is professor emerita in the department of biological sciences at the University of Quebec at Montreal, challenged the audience to consider whether too much standing could be problematic to worker health.


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NIOSH Director Howard imagines the future of industrial hygiene

The health effects of emerging manufacturing technologies and technological innovations in sampling practices will transform the industrial hygiene profession over the next 75 years, said NIOSH Director John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, LLM, in his AIHce 2014 General Session address this morning at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.


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Upton Sinclair Lecturer: The Workplace Is Still a Jungle

Investigative journalist Gabriel Thompson delivered the 14th annual Upton Sinclair Memorial Lecture at AIHce 2014 today, recounting his experiences working long hours in low-paying, unsafe, and harmful jobs. Drawing on material from his book Working in the Shadows, Thompson discussed the unsafe conditions facing many immigrant workers in the United States—conditions which, in some cases, Thompson knows from firsthand experience as an undercover journalist harvesting lettuce, working in a poultry processing plant, and picking tobacco.


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A look back at AIHce 2014 + Stewardship

"IH is a team sport"

Cummings lecturer offers advice on drawing future generations into the profession

On Wednesday, June 4, Michael (Mike) K. Harris, PhD, CIH, the recipient of the 2014 Donald E. Cummings Award, urged AIHce 2014 attendees to make industrial hygiene better known to the wider public in order to attract millennials to the field.


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J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. partners with U. S. Compliance Corporation to provide environmental compliance services

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., and U. S. Compliance Corporation have formed a strategic partnership that provides clients with unmatched expertise in environmental and workplace safety, regulatory compliance, and related best practices.


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