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.

The Synergist focuses on:
  • Industry Trends and News
  • Government and Regulatory Activities
  • Key Issues Facing the Profession
  • Technical Information
  • News on Association Events and Activities
  • Association News
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February Issue

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The Tech Tide

From Air Monitors to Apps, the Public’s Use of Technology Challenges IHs Inside and Outside the Workplace
Every day, millions of workers bring their smartphones to work. As the capabilities of these devices improve, they can potentially be used—or misused—to capture all manner of data in the workplace.

Nanobiomonitoring and Surveillance

Opportunities to Confirm the Protection of Nanomaterial Workers
The use of biological monitoring to assess nanomaterial exposure and effect offers an opportunity to evaluate, control, and confirm worker protection.

Not Just Another Competent Person

The Role of the Competent Person in OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction
OSHA's new silica standard for construction contains a requirement long recommended by experts: employers covered by the standard must designate a competent person.