Industrial Hygiene

  • How Much Awareness is Too Much Awareness?

    If we can aggregate the data to change how people work, isolate them from hazards, and eventually eliminate hazards, we can tap into the full potential of connected safety. (Industrial Scientific photo)

    We are already struggling to tread water in a sea of devices vying for our attention. When connected safety programs are properly implemented, these can be a life raft, and with some work, a speed boat to navigate these waters.

  • Gas Detection for Safe Confined Space Entry

    It's more than a best practice—it is essential to test the air prior to and during entry, as OSHA requires.


News & Articles

  • Safe Work Australia Seeks Comments on Silica, Coal Dust Exposure Standards

    Safe Work Australia is asking for comments on the draft evaluation reports and recommendations for respirable crystalline silica and respirable coal dust by April 30, saying it will consider them when making final recommendations regarding the workplace exposure standards.

  • HSE: All Industries Must Control Welding Fume Exposures

    There is new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding fume, including mild steel welding fume, can cause lung cancer and limited evidence it is linked to kidney cancer, HSE pointed out in a notice it called a "change in enforcement expectations."

  • AIHA Issues First Public Policy Agenda

    "Addressing a problem of this scale calls for bold actions that are driven by scientific knowledge. That is why AIHA is proud to unveil its inaugural Public Policy Agenda," said AIHA President Cynthia A. Ostrowski.

  • Warning Signs in New 3D Printing Findings

    "Following our series of studies – the most extensive to date on 3D printer emissions – we are recommending additional investments in scientific research and product advancement to minimize emissions and increased user awareness so safety measures can be taken," said Marilyn Black, vice president and senior technical adviser at UL.

  • NIOSH Releases Beta Version of Silica Monitoring Software

    "FAST provides a vital link for mines seeking better RCS monitoring tools by bringing the laboratory to the field," said NIOSH Associate Director for Mining Dr. Jessica Kogel.

  • Environmental Probiotics: Creating Healthy Indoor Workspaces

    It is sensible that businesses and institutions should invest in programs to reduce the presence of harmful microorganisms.


Products

  • GasAlertMax XT II

  • Sensepoint XCD Gas Transmitter


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Videos

  • Wireless 2016

    In this 2016 Industrial Scientific video, Scott Jubeck provides an overview of the company's wireless offerings, including iAssign technology and LENS Wireless for Ventis Pro Series Portable Gas Monitors and Radius BZ1 Area Monitors.

  • Draeger Rental Robot

    This 2015 Draeger video case study, featuring the second-largest chemical company in the world, focuses on its use of the Rental Robot, an intuitive on-site solution that uses analytics to help safety managers maximize safety, productivity, and cost savings.

  • 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.