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  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene Surveys Fall Examinees

    Gathering information from professionals in the industrial hygiene community is an important way for the American Board of Industrial Hygiene to understand industry trends. Just last month, ABIH announced a contest for CIHs to share their Value Story. The contest runs through June and provides an opportunity for CIHs to provide important insight to help the ABIH continue to improve the CIH ...

  • Certification Elevates the Careers of Industrial Hygiene Professionals

    For over half a century, industrial hygiene professions have turned to the ABIH’s Certified Industrial Hygienist program to distinguish their expertise and to elevate their career opportunities.  During this time the CIH program has gained both national and international recognition and prestige.   The CIH designation is the premier standard in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene Explains CIH Job Analysis Studies

    The development of a quality credentialing or licensing program should follow certain logically sound and legally defensible procedures for developing examinations. Before a content-valid examination is developed, the knowledge and skills needed to be a certified professional in the field must be determined. The process for identifying these areas is known as a Role Delineation/Task Analysis or ...

  • CIH Certification Results in Higher Salaries According to AIHA Survey

    In September of 2013, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) launched their 2013 Compensation Survey.  The results were posted earlier this year and the detailed report features information about how industrial hygiene professionals are compensated and it also examines such factors such as their industry, experience, geographical location, certifications and more. A key ...

  • Survey Reveals China`s Growing Desire for Green Products

    A new survey released today by DuPont revealed a growing understanding of green products among urban Chinese consumers. Seventy percent of these consumers expressed confidence in the environmental claims of green products. The findings reflect the potential for green products in the world's largest consumer market and how this demand could help China meet its sustainability targets. In the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Meet Hank: The Industrial Hygienist Consultant

    At RAECO Rents, we’ve heard our fair share of rental horror stories: equipment showing up late, damaged, without a charge, out of calibration, and everything in between. That’s where we got the idea for this video. Let us introduce you to Hank, the Industrial Hygienist Consultant. Hank’s really excited about his next project: a noise survey at a large industrial plant, ...


    By Raeco Rents

  • National Preparedness Month Reminds Industry to Plan for all Types of Emergencies

    For over a decade, September has been recognized as National Preparedness Month.  The special designation began in 2004 when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began its efforts to build awareness and preparedness in advance of any potential natural or man-made disasters. National Preparedness Month encourages both citizens and businesses to take steps to prepare for ...

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists Provide Expertise for National Preparedness Month

    For the past decade, September has been recognized as National Preparedness Month.  The special designation began in 2004 when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began their efforts to build awareness and preparedness in advance of any potential natural or man-made disasters.   National Preparedness Month encourages both citizens and businesses ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Industrial Solvent Use by New Jersey Manufacturer Results in OSHA Health Inspection

    Earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) initiated an inspection at a New Jersey manufacturing plant after a flash fire injured a worker. The employee was cleaning a degreasing tank when the fire occurred and the inspection revealed the use of 1-bromopropane (1-BP), also known as n-propyl bromide.  1-BP is a liquid solvent and OSHA reports the ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Donald Weekes Becomes AIHA Fellow

    Donald Weekes of InAIR Environmental, Ltd. has been elected as an American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Fellow. The award was presented at a ceremony recently in Philadelphia, PA at the annual American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AICHE). Fellows of AIHA are individuals who have been Full members in good standing for a minimum of 15 years. These individuals have been ...


    By InAIR Environmental Ltd.

  • Available Resources & References to Prepare for the CIH® Exam

    One of the most frequently asked questions from those who are considering pursuing the Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH®) credential or preparing for the examination is what resources and references have Diplomats found useful in the past?  This information can be extremely beneficial before taking the 5 1/2 hour written exam which consists of 200 multiple choice ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • TSI Introduces New AEROTRAK™ 9000 - Nanoparticle Aerosol Monitor

    The AEROTRAK 9000 is an industrial hygiene tool for measuring a new metric for nanoparticle aerosol exposure – lung deposited surface area. Surface area is the measurement metric that research has shown to be highly correlated with exposure and dosing of nanoparticle aerosols. It provides a simple and fast solution for indicating the surface area equivalent dose of particles in the size range of ...


    By TSI Incorporated

  • Larson Davis Extends DNA Software Capability to Include Support for New Model 831 and SoundTrack LxT®

    Depew, NY, USA – The Larson Davis division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) has announced the expansion of its Data, Navigation and Analysis (DNA) software package, to include support for all Larson Davis sound level instrumentation, including the new Model 831 and SoundTrack LxT®. Larson Davis DNA is a Windows®-based, fully dedicated tool for sound and vibration exposure measurement, analysis and ...

  • Protecting Outdoor Workers from Lyme Disease Exposure Risks

    The most common tick-borne disease in the United States is Lyme disease according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. The blacklegged tick spreads the disease in the northeastern, mid-Atlantic and north-central United States. The western ...

  • TSI Announces New DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors With External Pumps for Continuous Outdoor Monitoring

    TSI expands its innovative line of DustTrak Aerosol Monitors with the introduction of the DustTrak II Model 8530EP and DustTrak DRX Model 8533EP. The EP models are configured with a robust external pump module that offers the ...


    By TSI Incorporated

  • Expect Mold Problems Throughout Flooded Northeast Properties

      EMSL Testing Lab Offers Solutions for Testing Mold, Bacteria, Asbestos, Sewage Contamination, Chemicals and Contaminated Drinking Water. Over the past few days, the Northeast part of the United States has been facing flooding issues caused by hurricane Irene.  The Northeast already had flash flooding a little over a week ago that brought rising water tables to many areas.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Founder of IAQ Index Discusses Test Kits during Interview with IAQ Radio

    For over 5 years, IAQ Radio has been providing a venue for professionals dealing with indoor air quality (IAQ) issues a place to discuss industry trends, new developments and to help educate consumers.     Last Friday, Bruce Jacobs, MHS, CIH, was asked to be the guest for the weekly installment of the online broadcast.  Mr. Jacobs was asked to share his expertise on indoor air ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Study Links Exposure to Cadmium & Lead to Hearing Loss

    A study, recently published inEnvironmental Health Perspectives,of over 3,500 U.S. adults looked at the relationship between exposure to lead and cadmium and hearing loss. The participants were part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and each was given a hearing exam and their blood was tested for lead and cadmium.   Researchers found that people with higher levels of ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Environmental Sampling Identifies Heroin and other Illicit Drugs

    The National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that over 605,000 Americans abused heroin in 2009.  This staggering number shows the significant level of abuse of this Schedule I substance as listed by the Controlled Substances Act. Heroin is a highly addictive drug and one of the most rapidly acting of the opiates. On the street it goes by names such as Big H, Black Tar, Chiva, Hell ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Colorado property owners should test for deadly radon during winter months

    Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the natural decay of uranium. It also happens to be a colorless, odorless and chemically inert gas that cannot be detected by human senses. Long-term exposure to radon can cause cancer according to the Environmental Protection Agency, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Lung Association and the National Academy of Sciences. The EPA even ...


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