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OCTOBER 2017
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CONTENTS
CONTRIBUTORS
C.R. KNEZEVICH, FEATURE AUTHOR
C.R. Knezevich, CIH, is an industrial hygienist with the U.S. Air Force
KAY BECHTOLD, FEATURE AUTHOR
Kay Bechtold is assistant editor of The Synergist.  
DEREK A. NEWCOMER, FEATURE AUTHOR
CDR Derek A. Newcomer, CIH, CSP, is a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service.
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EXPORT COMPLIANCE: A NEW ROLE FOR IH
WHERE PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP MEETS GLOBAL COMMERCE AND NATIONAL SECURITY Because of their technical knowledge, IHs are commonly involved in nanomaterial stewardship activities including those ensuring compliance with United States and international product safety regulation

BY C.R. KNEZEVICH
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THE “GENERALLY” HARMONIZED SYSTEM
PREPARING SDSS, LABELS FOR USE AROUND THE WORLD Companies that sell products internationally often need to provide customers with SDSs that are translated into the official languages of the products’ destinations. But translation is more than turning words into another language, and in many cases, a literal translation may completely change technical concepts.

BY KAY BECHTOLD
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MOBILE VENTILATION
USING PHEAF DEVICES DURING INDOOR RENOVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION Portable high-efficiency air filtration (PHEAF) devices are now a trademark of the environmental remediation industry and have been adopted as a dust control strategy for renovation activities within occupied buildings.

BY DEREK A. NEWCOMER AND PETER LAPUMA
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POLE TO POLE: WORKPLACE HEALTH WITHOUT BORDERS
AN INTERVIEW WITH MARIANNE LEVITSKY AND MARY O'REILLY
The Synergist's digital-only feature reports on the efforts of Workplace Health Without Borders, a volunteer-run nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing occupational disease around the world.
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Export Compliance: A New Role for IH
Where Product Stewardship Meets Global Commerce and National Security
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