Items Tagged with 'industrial hygiene'


AIHA recognizes Florence Kusnetz as honorary member

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) recently announced the designation of Florence M. Kusnetz, JD, as an honorary member of the Association.

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Subscription based gas detection: When will you make the switch?

Let’s face it; the world is subscription-based and you’re living in it.

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ACGIH® announces 2015 election results

ACGIH® is pleased to announce new members for its 2015 Board of Directors and its 2015 Nominating Committee. In accordance with a 2013 amendment to the ACGIH® Bylaws, ACGIH®’s membership elected three (3) members to serve as Directors on the Board of Directors.

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A look back at AIHce 2014:

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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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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The green chemistry economy

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

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

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

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

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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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE


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