The photo below was taken by WHWB member Dustin Bennett at the AIOH 2013 conference December 2, 2013 where he spoke on WHWB. As I understand it, the folks with their hands up are either members or soon to be members of WHWB. If you were there and didn’t have your hand up, you can [...]
Marguerite Pilger CIH, ROH
Since early November I have been mentoring a graduate student in occupational hygiene field monitoring. We have been meeting once or twice a week through Skype Video. In real time I can demonstrate various pieces of sampling equipment and techniques such as pump calibration, setting up sampling trains and using direct [...]
WHWB member Bernie Fontaine sends this link and comment:
Significant exposure to respiratory crystalline silica dust may extend to other non-industrial exposure groups. This article on Mozambique farmers raises questions about other non-industrial occupations that may be exposed to silica.
We have all been asked at one time or another “What is Industrial Hygiene?” or “What is an Occupational Hygienist?” Whenever I have been asked this question, after the person walks away, I often reflect that my answer was overly pedantic, or too simplistic, or unsatisfactory in some other way. In May, the American Industrial [...]
EHS Today has a special issue on Banglaldesh factories, including an article by WHWB colleague Garrett Brown on CSR audits.
Workplace Health Without Borders is deeply grateful to Medgate, producer of OHS software, for their generous donation. At its recent User Group Conference in Philadelphia, Medgate’s gift to its clients was a donation to WHWB on behalf of each conference participant. Medgate’s innovative way of simultaneously demonstrating client appreciation and support for international occupational health is [...]