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WINDOWS OF SUSCEPTIBILITYDO OELS REALLY PROTECT WORKERS FROM REPRODUCTIVE AND DEVELOPMENTAL EFFECTS?
Industrial hygienists are facing new challenges in assessing the appropriateness of OELs for workers who are concerned about how workplace chemicals may adversely affect their child during pregnancy or their ability to conceive. BY TOM LEWANDOWSKI AND DAVID DODGE
TROUBLESHOOTING INDUSTRIAL VENTILATION
SIMPLE TOOLS FOR FINDING PROBLEMS IN LEV SYSTEMS
Industrial ventilation is technical and detailed, but it’s not beyond the capability of any industrial hygienist. Here’s a step-by-step guide on establishing real-time airflow monitoring of an LEV system.
BY D. JEFF BURTON
MODERNIZING PROCESS SAFETYNEW REGULATIONS TO PAVE WAY FOR GREATER IH ROLE
New Process Safety Management and Risk Management Program regulations from OSHA and EPA will provide ample opportunity for industrial hygienists to participate in process safety.
BY BRADLEY RODGERS
GREAT WORKS ABOUND AT AIHCE 2016KEYNOTERS AND LECTURERS PROVIDE LESSONS IN INNOVATION
The Synergist revisits the keynote sessions and lectures from AIHce 2016 in Baltimore.
BY KAY BECHTOLD AND ED RUTKOWSKI
COLUMNS AND DEPARTMENTS
TOM LEWANDOWSKI, FEATURE AUTHOR
Tom Lewandowski is a toxicologist and principal at Gradient in Seattle, Wash.D. JEFF BURTON, FEATURE AUTHOR
Jeff Burton is an IH engineer with broad experience in ventilation used for emission and exposure control.
BRADLEY RODGERS, FEATURE AUTHOR
Bradley Rodgers is the industrial hygienist for FutureFuel Chemical Company, and works as a private consultant.
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