News Archive - C&IH

Upcoming Courses by C&IH at the 2017 AIHce – See You in Seattle!

The 2017 American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exhibition (www.aihce2017.org) is fast approaching. This year’s conference is taking place June 4th through 7th in Seattle, Washington. C&IH will be presenting on several relevant topics described below. We hope you will join us! PDC 801: Risk Assessment Boot Camp for IHs: Asbestos, Silica, Metals & Organic Compounds […]

Risk Assessment Bootcamp Presented by C&IH at BOHS 2017 Conference in Harrogate, England

The 2017 British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) Annual Conference, held in April in Harrogate, England, included a professional development course led by C&IH entitled, “Risk Assessment Boot Camp: Asbestos, Silica, Metals and Organic Compounds.” The PDC is designed to help equip industrial hygiene professionals with the most current risk assessment methodologies when evaluating health exposures […]

Eric Rasmuson Receives Graduate Certificate in Risk Sciences and Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University

C&IH President Eric Rasmuson earned his Graduate Certificate in Risk Sciences and Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2016. The program combines graduate-level studies in epidemiology, toxicology, and biostatistics with coursework in qualitative and quantitative risk assessment methodologies, and includes classes in domestic regulations and international policies related to […]

Legionellosis Risk Management for Building Water Systems to Be Presented by C&IH at ASHRAE Rocky Mountain Chapter 2017 Technical Conference

In June of 2015, ASHRAE, in conjunction with ANSI, approved their long awaited and much anticipated minimum Legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems. ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, Legionallosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, was no sooner published when within a month, a Legionnaire’s Disease outbreak in the South Bronx area of New York […]

Risk Assessment Boot Camp Focusing on Asbestos, Silica, Metals, and Organic Compounds to Be Offered as New Professional Development Course at AIHA Fall Conference.

The upcoming 2016 AIHA Fall Conference will feature a new professional development course (PDC) led by C&IH entitled, “Risk Assessment Boot Camp for IHs: Asbestos, Silica, Metals, and Organic Compounds.” The PDC is designed to help equip industrial hygiene professionals with the most current risk assessment methodologies when evaluating health exposures in the workplace and […]

Industrial Hygiene Ventilation Practices to Be Presented by C&IH at FRaBSA Summer Meeting

The August 5th meeting of the Front Range Biological Safety Association (FRaBSA) and will include a presentation by C&IH’s Senior Engineer Bill Mele entitled, “What Could Possibly Go Wrong with My Exhaust/ventilation System?” Developed for non-engineers, the presentation will discuss the characteristics of fans used in industrial hygiene ventilation practices, specific fan applications, problems in […]

AIHA Volunteer Group Service Award Given to Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) at its recent annual conference awarded Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy of C&IH with the Volunteer Group Service Award for his ongoing contributions as a member of the AIHA International Affairs Committee. The award was presented to Dr. Korchevskiy by Committee Chair Dr. Margaret Wan.

NIOSH Research Grant Awarded to C&IH

The NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center has announced the award of a pilot research grant to C&IH. The project being funded is entitled, “Monitoring and Modeling of Exposures During Auto-mechanic Degreasing Operations.” The research will characterize airborne concentrations of organic solvents associated with degreasing operations through occupational work practice simulation studies performed […]

Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy to Give Seminar at NIOSH

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will be hosting Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy, C&IH’s Director of Research and Development, on May 17th for a seminar to employees in the agency’s Health Effects Laboratory Division, Exposure Assessment Branch. Dr. Korchevskiy’s seminar is titled “An Empirical Model of Asbestos and Other Fibrous Materials Carcinogenic Potency: […]

C&IH to Lead Professional Development Course at the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) 2016 Annual Conference

British Occupational Hygiene Society Annual Conference to include PDC on Exposure and Risk Assessment of Asbestos and Other Fibrous Materials C&IH will lead a professional development course entitled “Asbestos and Other Fibrous Materials: Exposure and Risk Assessment” at the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) 2016 Annual Conference on April 25th in Glasgow, Scotland. The PDC […]