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GREEN CHEMISTRY A HOW-TO GUIDE FOR OHS PROFESSIONALS
Green chemistry represents a powerful new opportunity for advancing occupational safety and health. By integrating with green approaches and initiatives, OHS professionals can help boost prevention as a practical means for protecting workers.
BY JESSICA B. MANN
THE NETWORK EFFECT
AIHA’S FALL CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY
AIHA’s Fall Conference in Orlando last October addressed the potential and pitfalls of our increasingly networked world. The conference highlighted many of the trends that are affecting the practice of industrial hygiene and informing AIHA’s program of work.
BY KAY BECHTOLD AND ED RUTKOWSKI
BEYOND EXPOSURE TOTAL WORKER HEALTH AND CUMULATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT: A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
Much of our professional perspective on risk is rooted in assessment of exposures against an array of exposure limits. But simply answering the question “Are we above or below the limit?” is no longer enough to meet our employers’ and clients’ risk management needs.
BY CHARLES REDINGER, MARY O’REILLY, MARCELO TARGINO, FRED BOELTER, AND STEVE JAHN
COLUMNS AND DEPARTMENTS
JESSICA MANN, FEATURE AUTHOR
Jessica B. Mann, MPH, CIH, CSP, LEED-AP, is founder and CEO of Green Futures Unlimited in San Diego, Calif.KAY BECHTOLD, FEATURE AUTHOR
Kay Bechtold is assistant editor of The Synergist.
CHARLES REDINGER, FEATURE AUTHOR
Charles Redinger, PhD, MPA, CIH, FAIHA, is president of Redinger 360, Inc. in Harvard, Massachusetts.
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