Tag Archives: industrial hygiene

26Feb 2018

Devastating Flu Season Still Has Several Weeks Left

Chances are either you or someone you know has come down with the flu in the past few weeks. The 2017-18 flu season (which began in October) has been particularly hard on California with elevated flu activity in all 58 … Read more »

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14Jul 2017

Ask the Expert – Maintaining Safe Noise Levels at Your Workplace

Question:  What is noise exposure? Is there a Cal/OSHA regulation regarding noise exposure? Answer:  Noise exposure is a combination of sound levels (expressed in decibels) and the length of time a person is exposed to those sound levels. Exposure to … Read more »

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18Apr 2017

Ask the Expert – Storage and Maintenance of Respirators

Question: I own an auto body shop. After each work day I do a walk-through of my facility. During these walks I usually find respirators and face pieces lying around in the shop where the paint work was performed. I’m … Read more »

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06Sep 2016

Happy N95 Day!

There’s a good chance you’re not yet familiar with this national “holiday”, but if you require respiratory protection in the workplace, it’s time to find out what it’s all about. “N95 Day” was created by The National Institute for Occupational … Read more »

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