Industrial Hygiene

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  • CDC Reviewing Air Quality of Air Hoses in Some Laboratories

    The review will focus whether or not staff that used the hoses could have been exposed to chemical compounds from the hoses themselves.

  • NIOSH Proposes RELs for Diacetyl and 2,3-Pentanedione

    The agency recommends a recommended exposure limit of 5 ppb for diacetyl as a time-weighted average for up to 8 hours/day during a 40-hour work week and a short-term exposure limit of 25 parts per billion for a 15-minute time period.

  • EPA Issues Nanomaterials Reporting Rule

    The information is to include the specific chemical identity, production volume, methods of manufacture and processing, exposure and release information, and existing information concerning environmental and health effects, "insofar as known to or reasonably ascertainable by the person making the report," it states.

  • AIHA Receives Grant to Grow Pathway Outreach Program

    The grant was received as part of the American Society Association Executives Foundation’s Innovative Grant Program.

  • New Chair Approved for Nanotechnology Advisory Panel

    Dr. Ajit Jillavenkatesa, Ph.D., of NIST has been approved as chair of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 229, Nanotechnologies. ISO TC 229 has five working groups, including health, safety, and environment (WG 3).

  • OSHA Issues Beryllium Final Rule

    The rule will cut the eight-hour PEL from the current level of 2.0 micrograms per cubic meter to 0.2 micrograms per cubic meter. Above 0.2, employers woiuld have to take steps to reduce the airborne concentration of beryllium, and the rule requires additional protections that include personal protective equipment, medical exams, other medical surveillance, and training.


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  • 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.

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