Occupational Health & Safety

Industrial Hygiene

  • Is Data the 'King' of Your Gas Detection Program?

    At the end of the day, improvements to your gas detection program and your overall safety program will occur only if you use the data that you have available to you. (Industrial Scientific photo)

    Regularly looking at data that tells how gas monitors are being used can show where there may be gaps in training and where there may need to be policy changes that lead to safer work practices.

  • OSHA Begins Long Silica Public Hearing

    The proposed PEL of 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air as an eight-hour time weighted average is half of the current PEL for quartz, the most common form of crystalline silica, in general industry and far below the now-obsolete PELs for crystalline silica applied to construction and shipyards.

    NIOSH published "Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica" in 1974, recommending there that same exposure limit OSHA has proposed -- 50 micrograms per cubic meter (μg/m3).


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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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