AIHA | Protecting Worker Health www.aiha.org
APRIL 2019
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CONTENTS
CONTRIBUTORS
J. DAVID KRAUSE, FEATURE AUTHOR
J. David Krause, PhD, MSPH, CIH, is the national practice leader in Toxicology and Risk Assessment for Forensic Analytical Consulting Services (FACS) in Tallahassee, Fla.
JAMES D. MCGLOTHLIN, FEATURE AUTHOR
James D. McGlothlin, MPH, PhD, CPE, FAIHA, is professor emeritus of Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics at Purdue University.  
GARY BANGS, FEATURE AUTHOR
Gary Bangs, CIH, was a consultant industrial hygienist for Doctors Without Borders in Bangladesh in 2016–2017.
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PERFORMING LEGIONELLA SOURCE RISK ASSESSMENTS
A HAZARD ANALYSIS TOOL FOR DATA INTERPRETATION       The author presents a model to evaluate the combined effectiveness of control measures against Legionella and other waterborne pathogens in building potable water systems. The model allows users to evaluate a water system’s susceptibility to Legionella amplification and to prioritize corrective actions or improvements for systems found to be at high risk.

BY J. DAVID KRAUSE
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PROTECTING HOME HEALTHCARE AIDES
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR SAFE PATIENT HANDLING AND MOBILITY         
Providing care in the home is one of the most cost-effective and efficient mechanisms for maintaining patient health, but home healthcare workers are among the most vulnerable workers in the United States.

BY JAMES D. MCGLOTHLIN AND COLIN J. BRIGHAM
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FORGOTTEN WORKERS
IMPROVING OHS FOR WORKERS IN SMALL-SCALE FACTORIES IN BANGLADESH       
Doctors Without Borders has operated occupational health clinics in the urban slums of Dhaka since 2013. In recent years the organization has increased efforts in the region to assess hazards, design and implement interventions, and measure hazard mitigation.     
  
BY GARY BANGS, WILLIAM S. CARTER, AND RASHED MD MAHFUZULLAH
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Performing Legionella Source Risk Assessments
A Hazard Analysis Tool for Data Interpretation
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