Tag: industrial hygiene

Faces of EHS: Suzanne Kilpatrick on Setting the Tone for Safety

Suzanne Kilpatrick feels like she started her career in safety as a child. She grew up on a ranch and helped her parents at an agricultural feed store where she gained experience with confined spaces, powered industrial trucks, chemicals, moving parts, pinch points, and more. When she discovered safety as a field of study, it […]

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AIHA Releases COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

On August 31, AIHA (formerly the American Industrial Hygiene Association) released guidance documents and a white paper for employers trying to control workplace infections during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Addressing SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Exposure Risk Using Engineering Controls

Due to increasing COVID-19 case counts across many states, public health officials are recommending source control measures to reduce disease transmission, including mandatory mask use in public places. Unfortunately, these measures rely upon the user’s effective compliance, both in work and in social settings. Growing evidence suggests that aerosols may play a part in the […]

Q&A: Industrial Hygiene Surveys

Recently, a subscriber asked us the following question: How long should industrial hygiene surveys be kept on file? This was our response: