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

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

Setting the Bar for IAQ

How AIHA and IAQA Developed the Indoor Air Quality Body of Knowledge
Beginning in 2013, a volunteer project jointly conducted by AIHA and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) attempted to define the minimum qualifications an IAQ professional must possess to be an effective practitioner.

Fracking and Health Risk

A Short Health Hazard Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing
Where are the health hazards of hydraulic fracturing? A simple evaluation of exposure pathway, magnitude potential, and severity of response points to occupational beginnings.

Keeping Pace with Drug-use Trends

Medical Marijuana, Legal Positives, and Other Challenges for Drug-free Workplace Programs
Medical marijuana, cannabidiol, legal prescriptions, synthetic drugs, and advancements in adulteration have created new challenges employers should address in their alcohol and drug prevention programs.