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
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November Issue

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Sources of Confusion

Compliance Pitfalls for Common Workplace Chemicals under Multiagency Jurisdiction
Occupational health and safety professionals are responsible for communicating with workers about regulatory requirements, and this task becomes more challenging when the governing federal agencies have different definitions for applicable terms.

The Case for Ergonomics

Communicating Value to Business Stakeholders
Many occupational and environmental health and safety professionals fail to get ergonomics improvements approved at their companies. Their proposals often end up at the bottom of the trash—either literally or figuratively. How can OEHS professionals successfully communicate the value of ergonomics to management?

The Ear Poisons

An Introduction to Ototoxicants
Noise is not the only etiology of hearing loss. Enter ototoxicants—chemical substances that cause hearing loss once they are introduced to the body through the traditional routes of exposure.