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THE IH ROUTE PLANNER NAVIGATING A NEW CAREER Venturing into IH and OHS means joining a vibrant community of professionals who are eager to share what they’ve learned about building a rewarding career.
 
BY KAY BECHTOLD
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EMBRACING ENGINEERING KNOWLEDGE OF ENGINEERING CONTROLS CAN LEAD TO CREATIVE SOLUTIONS
 
The specialization of industrial hygienists may be a hindrance when considering and designing exposure controls. How can industrial hygienists and engineers work together to better understand, implement, or improve new and existing solutions?
 
BY BILL MELE, ROB STRODE, DANIEL HALL, CASSIDY STRODE, AND ANDREY KORCHEVSKIY
WHAT’S NEW IN Z88.2 AN INTRODUCTION TO ANSI/ASSE Z88.2-2015, PRACTICES FOR RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
This new American National Standard overcame significant challenges during the past two decades. The standard was approved by ANSI in March.
BY RICHARD W. METZLER, JAMES S. JOHNSON, DAVID L. SPELCE, AND TIMOTHY R. REHAK
FROM THE ARCHIVES
THE BERYLLIUM QUANDARY WILL LOWER EXPOSURE LIMITS SPUR NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS?
This article, originally published in the August 2013 issue, discusses the challenges posed by lower exposure limits on sampling and analysis of beryllium.
BY MICHAEL BRISSON
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KAY BECHTOLD, FEATURE AUTHOR
Kay Bechtold is assistant editor of The Synergist.
RICHARD W. METZLER, FEATURE AUTHOR
Richard W. Metzler, MSIE, is chair of the ANSI/ASSE Z88.2 subcommittee.
FRED BOELTER, INSIGHT AUTHOR
Fred Boelter, CIH, PE, BCEE, FAIHA, is principal at ENVIRON International in Chicago, Illinois.
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