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CONTRIBUTORS
MEGAN CANRIGHT, FEATURE AUTHOR
Megan Canright, MPH, CIH, is the director of scientific operations and leader for the Water Quality practice group for Forensic Analytical Consulting Services.
AARON L. RIUTTA, FEATURE AUTHOR
Lieutenant Commander Aaron L. Riutta, MS, is the response department head at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit, Valdez, Alaska, and a DHS-FEMA Type 1 ICS Safety Officer.  
RICHARD HARTMAN, FEATURE AUTHOR
Richard Hartman, PhD, is an independent consultant for the Air Force Institute of Technology.
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LEGIONELLA REGULATIONS IN NEW YORK
HOW MUCH PROGRESS HAVE WE MADE?        The state of New York and New York City were the first in the United States to implement legislation regarding the prevention of legionellosis in building water systems. Despite these regulations, reported cases of illness in New York are increasing and large-scale outbreaks continue to occur. How can we address the continued rise of legionellosis in the United States?

BY MEGAN CANRIGHT, MADELEINE REBULLIDA, DAVID KAHN, AND JOHN MARTINELLI
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THE NUMBER-ONE RESPONSE PRIORITY
RESPONSIBILITIES FOR OEHS PROFESSIONALS IN AN INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM, PART 2          
Disasters present a plethora of hazards to those tasked with responding to them. Part 1 of this article showed that OEHS professionals have the mindset necessary to improve the safety of the response and the skills and instruments necessary to become directly involved on the ground. This article explores the roles and deliverables in further detail.

BY AARON L. RIUTTA, DANA STAHL, AND BRIAN HAYNACK
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A NEW APPROACH TO THE EXPOSURE SCIENCES
THE PROMISE OF TOTAL EXPOSURE HEALTH        
As industry continues to move toward greater automation, an increasing number of work environments have removed the human from the exposure or the exposure from the human. But is our work force becoming healthier as a result of this freedom from occupational exposures? 
  
BY RICHARD HARTMAN AND MARK OXLEY
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Legionella Regulations in New York
How Much Progress Have We Made?
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