Risk Assessment

Journal of Applied Toxicology Publishes Paper on Benchmark Dose Modeling for Risk Assessment by C&IH

The Journal of Applied Toxicology published in its October edition a paper by C&IH Director of Research and Development Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy. The paper, “Using Benchmark Dose Modeling for the Quantitative Risk Assessment: Carbon nanotubes, Asbestos, Glyphosate” explores three scenarios of worker exposures to various agents and demonstrates how the regulatory-approved methodology of benchmark dose […]

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 […]

How Low is Low? Lead Toxicity and Public Policy in Developing Nations

New toxicological research has found the level of childhood lead exposure that may cause impacts on health is lower than previously understood. This finding worsens the already-critical problem of childhood lead poisoning in nations with developing economies. A recent article published in The Synergist, the monthly publication of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), discusses […]

“Miracle Mineral” Risk Assessment: New Information and New Models Are Transforming Asbestos Risk Assessment

Featured in the February edition of the Synergist, a monthly journal published by the American Industrial Hygiene (AIHA), is a new article written by C&IH entitled, “’Miracle Mineral’ Risk Assessment: New Information and New Models Are Transforming Asbestos Risk Assessment.” The peer-reviewed article, written by a C&IH team led by Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy with technical […]

Upcoming PDC: Asbestos Health Risk Assessment: Modeling, Characterization and Communication

C&IH is regularly engaged in research to further the development and application of innovative technological approaches for conducting exposure assessments and risk characterizations of workplace contaminants. This year at the 2014 American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference and Exhibition (AIHce) in San Antonio, Texas, C&IH staff members including Andrey Korchevskiy and Eric Rasmuson, and other leading […]

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