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MAY 2017
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Addressing Cumulative Risk in the Occupational Environment
Risks in
Combination
CONTENTS
RISKS IN COMBINATION
ADDRESSING CUMULATIVE RISK IN THE OCCUPATIONAL ENVIRONMENT The developing area of cumulative risk assessment emphasizes the need to understand joint exposures and possible interactions among a wide range of potential stressors.

BY ANDREW MAIER, PAMELA R.D. WILLIAMS, AND G. SCOTT DOTSON
GROWING PAINS PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR WORKERS IN THE EMERGING CANNABIS INDUSTRY Cannabis cultivation and extraction facilities are a unique workplace scenario. Given the expected growth of the legal cannabis market, IHs should be familiar with the potential risks facing cannabis growers and their employees.

BY JAMES LIEBERMAN, ROB BROWN, AND ROBERT N. PHALEN
UPS AND DOWNS THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF SIT-STAND WORKSTATIONS Emerging evidence shows that prolonged sitting is hazardous to your health. How can IHs and OHS professionals help workers maintain health without sitting all day or standing all day?

BY MARJORIE WERRELL AND CATHY WHITE
CONTRIBUTORS
ANDREW MAIER, FEATURE AUTHOR
Andrew Maier, PhD, CIH, DABT, is associate professor at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health.
JAMES LIEBERMAN, FEATURE AUTHOR
James Lieberman, CIH, is the president of THC Safety, Inc., a full-service consulting company for the cannabis industry.  
MARJORIE WERRELL, FEATURE AUTHOR
Marjorie Werrell, PT, CIE, CPEE, is president of ERGOWORKS Consulting, LLC.
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