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EVALUATING A STRUCTURE FIRE AN IH GUIDE TO SMOKE'S IMPACT
Assessing a structure fire is difficult even for IHs because few reference documents are available, and few methods exist for sampling and laboratory analysis. BY MICHELLE ROSALES
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“I WAS READY TO STEP UP MY GAME”
NEW CEO LARRY SLOAN REFLECTS ON THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES AHEAD FOR AIHA
 
AIHA’s new CEO discusses his background as a chemical engineer, his experiences in nonprofit leadership, his familiarity with industrial hygiene, and his goals for AIHA.
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EVALUATING EXHAUST VENTILATION WHAT EVERY INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FAN SELECTION
 
Knowledge of the basics of exhaust ventilation equipment can help practicing industrial hygienists recognize fans’ and blowers’ appropriate application to the reduction of occupational exposures.
BY BILL MELE, ROB STRODE, DANIEL HALL, CASSIDY STRODE, AND ANDREY KORCHEVSKIY
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MICHELLE ROSALES, FEATURE AUTHOR
Michelle Rosales, MPH, CIH, is a senior project manager of the Forensic Analytical Consulting Services, Inc. Los Angeles regional office.
BILL MELE, FEATURE AUTHOR
Bill Mele, CIEC, RCCP-SCF, is senior engineer at Chemistry & Industrial Hygiene, Inc., a consultancy based in Wheat Ridge, Colo.  
PETER M. SANDMAN, FEATURE AUTHOR
Peter M. Sandman is a risk communication consultant and speaker.
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