Occupational Health & Safety

Industrial Hygiene

  • NIOSH Documents High Benzene Exposures During Flowback Tank Gauging

    Some workers are being exposed to high levels of benzene, a carcinogen, while gauging flowback tanks, the NIOSH team found.

    Because workers' exposures can exceed the NIOSH REL and STEL, the team recommends monitoring workers, equipping them with flammable gas monitors and respiratory protection as an interim measure, and controls such as alternative tank gauging procedures and dedicated sampling ports.

  • Don't Forget the Lab

    The facilities/maintenance department is a firsthand witness to many of a facility

    Accountability is the key, so get everyone involved in housekeeping.


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  • Philippines: Bringing Electricity Back after a Natural Disaster

    This GE Power & Water video posted in January 2014 shows how, in Bogo City, Philippines, electricity linemen have become heroes. Philippines electricity company DESCO President Sherwin Mendiola talks about the need for electricity to support recovery efforts after a natural disaster and to save lives.

  • City Technology 2013

    This video showcases the City Technology facility in Portsmouth, UK. City Technology is a global market leader in the manufacture and sale of innovative and reliable gas sensors for use in personal and fixed life safety systems.

  • AIHA Thought Leaders: Susan Ripple

    Susan Ripple, MS, CIH, speaks about the development and progress during her career of occupational exposure limits and the role of industrial hygienists in risk management strategies.


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