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HOW LOW IS LOW? BLOOD-LEAD LEVELS AND LEAD POISONING IN EMERGING ECONOMIES
In developing countries, the reduction of childhood lead exposure requires country-specific and cost-effective approaches.
BY ANDREY KORCHEVSKIY, JAMES RASMUSON, AND ERIC RASMUSON
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A DAY AT THE RANGE CONTROLLING IMPULSIVE NOISE IN A TACTICAL TRAINING ENVIRONMENT
A security contractor at a Department of Energy industrial complex seeks to control noise exposures during weapons training, without compromising mission readiness.

BY STEVE STAMPER AND JULIE WILSON
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SHIFTING THE CONVERSATION OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN EXPOSURE AND RISK SCIENCE
One trait unites all industrial/occupational hygienists: ultimately, we are all assessing exposures and their corresponding risks.

BY STEVEN JAHN AND FRED BOELTER
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
Q&A WITH MINISTER YANG OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN CHINA

Yang Yuanyuan, Deputy Director of China’s State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS), answers questions from The Synergist about the opportunities and challenges of occupational health in China.