Industrial Hygiene in the Workplace

Monitoring Workers’ Exposure in Confined Spaces

By: Kevin Chase, Contributor Monitoring workers for exposure to respirable particulates, including dust, metals, crystalline silica, welding fumes and diesel particulate matter, is being driven by tighter regulations in almost every industry. Employers must be […]

Industrial Hygiene in the Workplace

Respiratory Hazards in Construction Work

Neil Webster, CSP, OHST, Contributor Construction can be a pretty dirty business. Over 2 million workers in the U.S. have regular exposure to dusty conditions at work. Approximately 90% of those 2 million are employed […]

Industrial Hygiene in the Workplace

Respiratory Protection

Barbara Nessinger, Editor-in-Chief The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of daily life. This includes the reopening of workplaces around the country. State and local standards/regulations regarding COVID-19 are varied and, in some cases, difficult […]