Table of Contents by Issue

January

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President’s Message
Change Is in the Wind
By Lindsay E. Booher

Leadership Perspective
A Time of Transition and Change
By Peter J. O’Neil

Washington Insider
Democrats Win—What Now?
By Aaron Trippler

Staff Works
AIHA’s Passionate Volunteers
By David Hicks

From the Grassroots
Local Section Volunteers Gain from Giving
By Michael Rosenow

Insight: Professional Growth
The Personal Benefits of Volunteering
By Al Rickard

Insight: Exposure Assessment
A 21st Century Exposure Assessment Strategy
By Paul Hewett

Insight: Risk Assessment
Risky Business: Forming Your Opinion of Katrina, Part 1
By Franklin Mirer

Insight: Safety
Mobile Crane Safety, Part 1
By Jerome E. Spear

The Volunteer Experience
The results of a first-of-its-kind study examining the motivations of AIHA volunteers.
By Beth Gazley

Portrait of a Volunteer
An AIHA committee chair recounts his long association with AIHA.
By Laurence C. Smith

50 EHS 2009 Forecast: “Climate Change” for Professionals
Do emerging trends reflect a sea change in EHS?
By Dave Johnson

February

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President’s Message
LEEDing, or Falling Behind?
By Lindsay E. Booher

Washington Insider
New Congress, New Agenda
By Aaron Trippler

Staff Works
Keeping Your Edge and Increasing Value: Education and AIHce
By Stacey Talbot

Insight: EHS Business Value
The Business of Health and Safety: Metrics that Work
By Linda D. Lee

Insight: Safety
Mobile Crane Safety, Part 2
By Jerome E. Spear

Evaluating ERMI
Questions and answers about the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index.
By Steven Parkhurst and Stephen Vesper

Closed for Business
Rapid, effective response to a microbiological disease can make the difference between a short-term crisis and an irreversible catastrophe.
By Brian G. Shelton

AIHA Candidates’ Forum
Candidates for AIHA’s Board of Directors weigh in.

March

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President’s Message
AIHA by the Numbers
By Lindsay E. Booher

Washington Insider
Change for Occupational Safety and Health?
By Aaron Trippler

Insight: Risk Assessment
Different Values
By Chris Laszcz-Davis and Mary O’Reilly

Insight: Safety
Implementing Safety During Design: A Case Study
By Tracey K. Riepenhoff and David E. Kos

Combustible Dust: An Old Hazard Reemerges
Simple methods can prevent tragedies.
By David G. Sarvadi and Christopher D. Walker

Hidden Dangers
Statistics reveal surprisingly high numbers of occupational injuries in wholesale and retail trade.
By Vern Anderson and Herb Linn

A Look Back at Three Mile Island
Lessons in crisis communication from the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history.
By Ed Rutkowski

April

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President’s Message
Hitting the Pavement: Are We Just Walking, or Going Somewhere?
By Lindsay E. Booher

Board Perspective
Reflections of a First-Year Board Member
By Barbara Dawson

Washington Insider
No Stimulus for Occupational Health and Safety
By Aaron Trippler

From the Grassroots
Rethinking Federal Regulation of Occupational Health and Safety
By David E. Downs

Insight: Risk Communication
Recession Risk Communication
By Peter M. Sandman

Insight: Risk Assessment
Risky Business: Forming Your Opinion Regarding Cancer and Formaldehyde
By Franklin Mirer

Insight: Safety
Best Practices in Global MSDS Authoring and Distribution
By Tony Harris, Jytte Syska, and Tamie Webber

Nanotechnology: Environmental Health and Safety Considerations
As new nanomaterials are developed, EHS personnel will have to communicate clearly about work activities and safety issues.
By Keith P. Rickabaugh and Randy Ogle

Building a Better OSHA
Can OSHA be salvaged?
By Ed Rutkowski

AIHce: A Value in Any Economy
AIHce returns to Toronto in 2009 with a full slate of essential but affordable educational opportunities.
By Ed Rutkowski

May

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President’s Message
AIHA and the Foundation: Partnering to Secure the Future of Industrial Hygiene
By Lindsay E. Booher and Curtis W. Hintz

Leadership Perspective
Academy of Industrial Hygiene: Redesigned and Refocused
By Jaswant Singh

Washington Insider
Spending Measures Remain on Center Stage
By Aaron Trippler

From the Grassroots
Words of Encouragement for New IH Professionals
By Kara Williams

Insight: Professional Growth
Building Careers for Life
By Kristin Osterkamp

Insight: Safety
Navigating the Four Cs of Workers’ Compensation
By Jennifer Messinger and Clark Phinney

Insight: EHS Business Value
Integrating Health and Safety into the Supply Chain
By Kyle Dotson and John Henshaw

Lean Ergonomics
Making ergonomics an aspect of lean manufacturing can help companies save money, lessen workplace injuries, and increase productivity.
By Cathy White

Protecting the Blue Canary
Industrial hygienists are underrepresented in one of the most prominent professional fields in our society: law enforcement.
By Caoimhín P. Connell

Container Fumigant Detection
Workers entering shipping containers can be at great risk of exposure to harmful chemicals.
By Rebecca Bain

How to Speak Canadian
A brief discussion of issues important to Canadian industrial hygienists.
By Ed Rutkowski

Discover the Expo at AIHce 2009
The Expo features an assortment of new and innovative displays—and a few old favorites.
By Brooke Morris

June/July

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Leadership Perspective
Change, Change, Change
By Allan Fleeger

Washington Insider
OSHA Continues to Outpace Congress
By Aaron Trippler

From the Grassroots
The Volunteer Ethic
By Dianne Grote Adams

Insight: Ethics
Worker-Oriented Ethics
By Jeff Throckmorton

Insight: Green Building
To Test or Not To Test?
By Melissa Ling

Insight: Risk Assessment
It’s a Gas
By Franklin Mirer

Deconstructing “Green”
What do organizations mean when they say they’re “going green”?
By Enrique Medina and Raquel Medina-Cleghorn

On the LEEDing Edge
Here’s everything you need to know about the new requirements for the LEED Accredited Professional credential.
By Nate P. Sanders

Be a Star on the Green Team
Learn the inner workings of green buildings—from design to maintenance.
By David L. Dahlstrom and Elliott Horner

Challenges, Opportunities at AIHce 2009
Wrapping up the premier conference for OEHS professionals.
By Melissa Hurley Alves, Brooke Morris and Ed Rutkowski

AIH Candidates’ Forum
Meet the candidates for vice president of the Academy of Industrial Hygiene.

August

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President’s Message
A Friendly Dialogue
By Cathy Cole

Washington Insider
Health Care Puts OHS Issues on Hold
By Aaron Trippler

Staff Works
Marketing AIHA’s Affiliate Laboratory Programs
By Sage Morgante

Leadership Perspective
On Your Mark, Get Set, Recruit!
By Theodore Knutson

Insight: For Consultants
Mark Your Words
By David Kudlinski and Laura McMahon-Parker

Insight: Safety
Get with the Program
By Paul A. Zoubek

Insight: Professional Growth
Job Loss Prevention and Preparedness
By Mary Ellen Brennan

Asbestos in Water
Practical suggestions for laboratories on how to address asbestos samples taken from industrial effluent and other nonstandard locations.
By Frank Ehrenfeld

A New Standard for Spore Trap Analysis
The story behind ASTM’s publication of Method D 7301-09.
By Michael Breu

The Good Fight
AIHA’s response to new lead-testing requirements from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
By Cheryl O. Morton

A Plan to Conserve Hearing
The nuances of monitoring and controlling highly variable and impulse noise.
By Laurel A. Davis, Ryan Kamerzell, and Jennifer Murphy Kapp

September

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President’s Message
International Aspirations
By Cathy Cole

Washington Insider
Recess Time for Congress
By Aaron Trippler

Insight: Ethics
Nanomaterials Case Study
By Bruce Lippy

Insight: Risk Communication
Flu Preparedness
By Peter R. Sandman

Insight: Regulatory Outlook
Get Ready for Flu Season
By Paul Waters

Global Impact
How can industrial hygienists manage the far-reaching consequences of GHS and REACH?
By Robert Skoglund and Denese Deeds

The Global Voice of Occupational Hygiene
The International Occupational Hygiene Association sharpens its focus.
By Brooke Morris

New Opportunities in Construction Management
Effective implementation of safety pro-cedures at a construction site requires a flexible, team approach.
By Ed Light, Andrea Pouliot and Jack Schill

October

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President’s Message
Reengineering AIHA
By Cathy Cole

Washington Insider
Full Steam Ahead for OSHA
By Aaron Trippler

Staff Works
Check Your E-mail for Renewal Reminders
By Kimberlee Bacon

From the Grassroots
The Value of Local Section Scholarships
By Christine Lorenzo

Insight: Risk Assessment
Risky Business: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
By Franklin Mirer

Insight: Exposure Assessment
Video Exposure Monitoring: The Wow Factor
By James D. McGlothlin

Updating PELs: Is Now the Time?
AIHA® considers the options for change at OSHA.
By Ed Rutkowski

Hyped about Hazard Banding
The promise and perceptions of a misunderstood IH tool.
By Susan Ripple

The Future of Occupational Exposure Limits
A team of authors examines the state of OELs worldwide.

All Hail “Local Hero”
The surprising winner of AIHA’s Breakthrough Thinking Competition.
By Ed Rutkowski

November

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President’s Message
Rising to the Occasion
By Cathy Cole

Board Perspective
Proactive PR: IH on the Air
By Elizabeth Pullen

Washington Insider
States in the Forefront of OHS
By Aaron Trippler

Insight: Professional Growth
What’s Going On in This Crazy Job Market?
By Richard N. Fiore

Insight: Ethics
Case Studies in Conflict of Interest
By Nick Rice

Prevention through Design in Health Care Settings
“Designing-out” hazards helps reduce injuries for health-care workers.
By Donna S. Heidel, James W. Collins and Erica J. Stewart

How to Avoid Pandemic Panic
H1N1 calls for a new approach to exposure assessment.
By Joselito S. Ignacio

Mycotoxin Overview
Sketches of some mycotoxins produced by indoor fungi.
By John Neville and Kristine Kurtz

December

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President’s Message
Seventy Years and Counting
By Cathy Cole

Washington Insider
The Coming Ergonomics Brawl
By Aaron Trippler

Staff Works
Networking 2.0
By Craig Sorrell

Insight: Professional Growth
Looking for Work? The Promise and Pitfalls of Social Networking
By Mary Ellen Brennan

Insight: Regulatory Outlook
Social Networking Websites: What Managers Need to Know
By Paul Waters and Natalie Norfus

Learning with Mobility
Professor Tim Ryan puts a new twist on teaching IH.
By Brooke Morris and Ed Rutkowski

Options in Budget Computing
Mini-laptops are all the rage, for home or office use.
By John Joseph Svagr

AIHA® Goes Platinum
Our association celebrates its 70th anniversary.