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NIOSH Director Howard imagines the future of industrial hygiene

By Ed Rutkowski
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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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A look back at AIHce 2014 + Stewardship

"IH is a team sport"

Cummings lecturer offers advice on drawing future generations into the profession
By Nicole Racadag
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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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The green chemistry economy

By Mark Katchen CIH
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Combining science and business, green chemistry promises a new generation of safer substitutes for hazardous ingredients, renewable raw materials for everyday products


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New NIOSH center to focus on exposure assessment devices

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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has launched a Center for Direct Reading and Sensor Technologies (NCDRST) which will serve as a home for NIOSH’s longstanding work in the area of exposure assessment devices—work that is done across the Institute.


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The daily "bump test": Best practices for assessing portable gas meters

By Trish Luedtke and John Raimondi
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Workers cannot rely on their senses to alert them to hazards in the workplace.


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Christine A.D. Lorenzo inducted as new president of AIHA

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The 2014 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) wrapped up its six-day educational event with the induction of a new American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) leader.


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NIOSH chief predicts that technology will transform IH

John Howard talks trends, future directions at AIHce 2014
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In his AIHce 2014 General Session address, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Director John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, LLM, predicted how the health effects of emerging manufacturing technologies and technological innovations in sampling practices will change the IH profession over the next 75 years.


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Experiences of an OSHA industrial hygienist

By Karl Lodi
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During my career in OSHA I have had the opportunity to inspect many workplaces in many different industries. There are several lessons I want to share. First and foremost, to comply with OSHA regulations, you must read the regulation to ensure that you are complying with all requirements.


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AIHA recognizes 43 new OEHS professionals as Distinguished Fellows

Honorees will be recognized at the 2014 AIHce in San Antonio
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The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has added 43 new distinguished Fellows, recognized for their significant contributions to the field of industrial hygiene, to its list.  The Fellow classification is limited to no more than five percent of the AIHA membership.


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AIHce by the Numbers

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Here are the numbers on the upcoming American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce), which will take place May 31 - June 5 in San Antonio, Texas, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.


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