The Synergist

A Magazine Serving Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Professionals

Readers of The Synergist monthly magazine receive in-depth news and information about the occupational and environmental health and safety fields and the industrial hygiene profession.
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October Issue

The full Synergist is available to AIHA members via the Member Center.

Placement Makes the Poison

Infection Control Lessons from the 2014 Ebola Outbreak
The effectiveness of standard infection control programs came into question during the 2014 Ebola outbreak when professional caregivers themselves became infected with the virus.

Above and Beyond the Minimums

An Overview of NFPA's New Guide for Safe Confined Space Entry and Work
NFPA 350 will address gaps in existing standards, minimize confusion about what is required for confined space entry, and provide practical guidance on how to apply requirements in existing standards to improve confined space safety.

Strategic Safety Communication: The GAAMM Model

How to Inform People about Serious Risks
Safety professionals spend much of their time urging employees to work safely—with no safety communication strategy to steer their efforts. Here's one model for informing people about serious risks.