Industrial Hygiene

  • New European Commission Directive Establishes Fourth List of OELs


    The 28 Member States now must enact the laws, regulations, and administrative provisions needed to comply by Aug. 21, 2018. The list includes carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen cyanide, manganese, and diacetyl, and 26 other chemicals.

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

    NIOSH also recommended a short-term exposure limit for 2,3-pentanedione of 31 parts per billion during a 15-minute period based on a concern that peak exposures may have increased toxicity than the same dose spread out for a longer period of time.

    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.

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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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