AIHA Launches Formaldehyde Resource Center

The new center is a hub of information including a listing of certified industrial hygiene consultants

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has launched a new Formaldehyde Resource Center, the organization announced on Earth Day. The center will serve as a hub of information regarding formaldehyde, including: frequently asked questions, tips on finding an industrial hygienist to assist in testing and analyzing results of testing if there is a concern of high levels of formaldehyde in the home, and other additional resources.

 

“AIHA has responded to numerous requests from consumers concerning press reports of formaldehyde in press wood products with the Formaldehyde Resource Center” said Donald Weekes, CIH, CSP, FAIHA, member of the AIHA Board of Directors’ Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Committee.

 

“The Q&A section provides consumers with expert and well-written answers to many of the questions that are concerning to homeowners and others about the potential of formaldehyde in pressed wood products. The AIHA Formaldehyde Resource Center helps consumers to make well informed decisions about the next steps to take to address this issue,” said Weekes.

 

According to the news release, formaldehyde’s toxicity and volatility make exposure a significant consideration for human health.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA’s Form 300A posting deadline is February 1! Are you prepared? To help answer your key recordkeeping questions, IndustrySafe put together this guide with critical compliance information.

  • Steps to Conduct a JSA

    We've put together a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help you perform a job safety analysis (JSA), which includes a pre-built, JSA checklist and template, steps of a JSA, list of potential job hazards, and an overview of hazard control hierarchy.

  • Everything You Need to Know about Incident investigations

    Need some tips for conducting an incident investigation at work after there’s been an occupational injury or illness, or maybe even a near miss? This guide presents a comprehensive overview of methods of performing incident investigations to lead you through your next steps.

  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Industry Safe

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - November December 2020

    November December 2020

    Featuring:

    • COLD STRESS
      Managing Cold Stress
    • TRAINING: FALL PROTECTION
      Providing Training for Fall Protection
    • PPE: HEARING PROTECTION
      Eight Tips for Hearing Testing Day
    • FACILITY SECURITY
      Incorporating COVID-19 Protections into Safety Programs
    View This Issue