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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  • Government and Regulatory Activities
  • Key Issues Facing the Profession
  • Technical Information
  • News on Association Events and Activities
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March Issue

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Predictive Purposes

Will Big Data Change Industrial Hygiene?
As the connected world grows ever larger, companies will attempt to harness Big Data for industrial hygiene purposes. IHs stand to benefit from the predictive powers of Big Data, but face questions and challenges related to data privacy and security.

Decision Time

Exposure Models for Emergency Response
During an emergency, critical decisions can hinge on the quickness and accuracy of mathematical modeling: how quickly can site-specific information be distilled into a sound scientific analysis that helps decision makers recommend a protective action?

Powder Handling in Production

Reducing the Hazards of Bulk Powders in the Agrochemical Industry
Powder handling in the agrochemical industry presents complex exposure scenarios. The inherent toxicity of powders, their bulk quantities, particle sizes, and packaging constraints combine to test both the technical know-how and the creativity of the industrial hygienist.