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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  • 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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September Issue

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Protecting Workers against Zika

Long Clothing, Repellent among Preventive Measures
Zika is of worldwide concern and everyone will need to do their part to control its spread. This is especially true for those living in areas where the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes thrive.

Thinking Outside the Confined Space Box

Application of Prevention through Design Principles to Confined Spaces
If it isn’t possible to eliminate a confined space completely, good design can minimize the hazards within the spaces and allow for the safe, non-entry rescue of workers.

The TLV Journey

Reflections on the Evolution and Significance of the TLV-CS Committee
For 75 years, the ACGIH Threshold Limit Value Chemical Substances Committee has been working to ensure the ongoing scientific validity of an important industrial hygiene resource: the TLVs.