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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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Healthcare workers aren’t always handling antineoplastic drugs safely

A new National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) study published online in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) found that recommended safe handling practices for workers who administer antineoplastic drugs in healthcare settings are not always followed.


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2014 AIHce + Stewardship will be a first for San Antonio

Hot and sunny weather expected

This will be the first time ever that the city of San Antonio, Texas hosts the 2014 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) + Stewardship – and San Antonio says it’s ready for the 5,000+ industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) professionals expected to descend upon the city May 31st through June 5th.


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Abstracts at AIHce 2014 will cover emerging trends in worker health and safety

Eleven abstracts to be presented at the 2014 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) will reveal some exciting new strategies to protect worker health.  These approaches range from advancing the safety culture in academic laboratories to minimizing the risks to workers in healthcare settings.


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AIHce 2014 Advance Program now available online

Early registration deadline is March 14

The AIHce 2014 + Stewardship Advance Program is now available online. This compact guide highlights the entire education program and will assist attendees in planning their conference agenda.


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Top 10 reasons to visit San Antonio for AIHce 2014

Most people know San Antonio as the home of The Alamo, but the city holds much more than just this historic landmark. Voted as one of the top 25 U.S. destinations by TripAdvisor, San Antonio has endless dining options, a boot-stompin' nightlife, convenient accommodations, and the premier OEHS conference of the year, AIHce 2014 + Stewardship.


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Older firefighters more resilient than younger ones

New study finds long-term heat adaptation due to repeated occupational heat stress exposure

Older firefighters who are chronically exposed to heat stress on the job may be more heat resilient over time. A recent study published in the December issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) found that older firefighters may be able to tolerate more challenging or arduous work environments before they feel affected by the heat, compared to non-heat-exposed workers who would need to stop work prematurely. 


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ACGIH® announces 2014 election results

ACGIH® is pleased to announce new members for its 2014 Board of Directors and its 2014 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. They are:


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ACGIH® announces release of two-tier under study list

ACGIH® announced today the release of its two-tier Under Study list pursuant to changes previously made to its TLV®/BEI® Development Process.


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Industrial Ventilation: A Manual of Recommended Practice For Design, 28th Edition — now with metric values — released by ACGIH Signature Publications Series

ACGIH® has released Industrial Ventilation: A Manual of Recommended Practice for Design, 28th Edition, which is one of over 25 titles featured in the ACGIH® Signature Publications Series.


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

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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ISHN JAN 2015 COVER

2015 January

Check out ISHN's first issue of 2015, which features articles about hearing protection as well as the State of the EHS Nation 2015 Survey.

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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 - January 2015

FDO JAN 2015 COVER

 

For 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 JANUARY 2015 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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