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ILL WIND CLIMATE CHANGE AND INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE Global climate change is one of the most visible environmental concerns of the 21st century and has the potential to affect worker health and safety.
 
BY MAX KIEFER AND JOANNA WATSON
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FORMALDEHYDE IN FLOORING TESTING AND SAMPLING GUIDANCE FOR IH PRACTITIONERS
 
Concerns about formaldehyde and the labeling of laminated flooring products manufactured in Asia illustrate the implications for indoor air quality of today’s global sourcing of building materials.
BY CATHERINE BOBENHAUSEN
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MEASURING VIOLENCE NEW GUIDANCE FOR PROTECTING HEALTHCARE WORKERS This year, employers and EHS professionals received some much needed guidance for mitigating one of the most significant hazards in the healthcare setting.
BY COREY BENDER, JAIME MURPHY DAWSON, AND LISA POMPEII
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MAX KIEFER, FEATURE AUTHOR
Max Kiefer, MS, CIH, is the interim associate director for science in the
NIOSH Western States Division.
CATHERINE BOBENHAUSEN, FEATURE AUTHOR
Catherine Bobenhausen, CIH, Authorized GreenScreen Practitioner,
is senior industrial hygienist at Vidaris, Inc.
 
COREY BENDER, FEATURE AUTHOR
Corey Bender, CIH, is an industrial hygienist for CSS-Dynamac.
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