Session on OHS Management Systems Methodology and Benefits in Mining to Be Presented by C&IH at the 118th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition

  C&IH President Eric Rasmuson and Director of Research and Development Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy will present a breakout session “Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems in Mining – Methodology and Benefits” on Tuesday March 22nd from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. at the 118th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition. Presentation Summary: The U.S. mining industry […]

ASTM Conference to Focus on Asbestos and Fibrous Mineral Analysis and Research

Organized annually by ASTM International Committee D22 on Air Quality, the 2016 ASTM Michael E. Beard Conference: Asbestos and Fibrous Mineral Analysis and Research will take place on January 28th and 29th in San Antonio, Texas. Joining the group of speakers contributing to the conference session on Asbestos and non-Regulated Fibrous and Elongate Minerals, C&IH […]

Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy Becomes Full Member of the
Society of Toxicology

C&IH congratulates Dr. Andrey Korchevskiy, Director of Research and Development, on becoming a full member of the Society of Toxicology. Founded in 1961, the Society of Toxicology is comprised of scientists in academic, government, and professional organizations from over sixty nations and is committed to the study and prevention of adverse effects of chemical, physical, […]

Society of Toxicology’s International ToxScholar Outreach Grant Program Awards Funding to C&IH for Lecture Course on Asbestos Risk Assessment in Ukraine

The Ukraine has no legal restrictions on the import of chrysotile or other forms of asbestos, and the use of asbestos in various products remains widespread throughout the country. This eight-hour lecture course will be presented at the Ternopil State Medical University in Ukraine and is designed to promote awareness in the local medical profession […]

Is your building safe? Legionella Bacteria in Air Systems Can Lead to Serious Illness

Legionnaires’ Diseases

A devastating illness made the news during the summer of 2015 when an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease occurred in the South Bronx area of New York City, New York. The outbreak, which occurred in the Opera House Hotel, caused more than 125 illnesses and resulted in 12 fatalities. The hotel, housed in a theater building […]

AIHA Fall Conference Luncheon

AIHA Fall Conference Luncheon Discussion: Health & Safety in High-Tech Industry: Challenges, Opportunities & Qualifications If you are attending the 2015 AIHA Fall Conference in Orlando, Florida then please join us for an informal luncheon on Monday October 26th where we will be discussing the continuingly evolving role of industrial hygiene in the technology sector. […]

Daniel Hall Earns CIH Designation

C&IH proudly announces that Mr. Daniel Hall, PE, Director of Engineering, is now a certified industrial hygienist as recognized by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.  Mr. Hall has been with C&IH since 2001 and provides technical oversight for projects involving industrial hygiene engineering controls, statistical data analysis, and computer modeling. The focus of his engineering […]

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 […]

Simulation Studies to Understand Potential Exposures

C&IH’s simulation testing facility provides a unique way to understand retrospective, contemporaneous, and prospective potential exposure scenarios. The simulation chamber enables historical or present work practices to be created or recreated in a specified and controlled environment. The design of C&IH’s simulation chamber includes modifiable walls, ceilings, and surface materials, as well as adjustable air […]

Nanoparticle Exposure to be Discussed at FRaBSA

The Front Range Biological Safety Association (FRaBSA) will be hosting a discussion on nanoparticle exposure at their fall meeting. The upcoming meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 13th at 11:00 a.m. and will be held at the University of Denver. The program has been arranged by Bill Mele of Chemistry & Industrial Hygiene, Inc. and […]

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