Episode 642: John Mulhausen and Larry Sloan - Accelerating Advancement in Industrial Hygiene Science and Practice

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Episode 642: John Mulhausen and Larry Sloan - Accelerating Advancement in Industrial Hygiene Science and Practice

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12:04:07 From cliff zlotnik : Trivia: Name the AIHA member who published exposure limits in the Journal of Industrial Medicine and upon whose work OSHA's Permissible Exposure Limits are still based?
12:04:13 From Andrew Gondzur : warren cook
12:17:23 From Michael Findley : Selikoff had a practitioner oriented approach when working with insulators.
12:18:30 From Terry Sopher Sr : Q for Dr Mulhausen re disposable and reusable respirators: what have been the obstacles to developing disposable & reusable respirators that for real world use are :(1) more comfortable for extended use by a worker, and (2) effective real world ‘fit’ given a variety of body & face sizes, shapes, etc? IMO: pandemic clearly demonstrates hi priority need for vast improvement and innovation for hi level filtration.
12:51:40 From Derrick A. Denis (CSC) : EH&S in North America is sometime viewed as no longer needed and merely throwing hurdles in front of progress, meddling in the business of business, a political power grab and mostly litigation protection rather than having a real impact on protection of health. As an industrial hygienist I have taught in other countries and simply traveled around the world. Other countries have an apparent vast room for improvement. Getting workers to wear shoes is an easy and significant improvement to identify and measure. It may just be harder to see the incremental improvements in the already relatively safe North American EH&S culture
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Re: Episode 642: John Mulhausen and Larry Sloan - Accelerating Advancement in Industrial Hygiene Science and Practice

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Hi Derrick,

Thanks for your thought provoking comment. I opine that in the disaster restoration field, the IICRC's term Indoor Environmental Professional (IEP)used in IICRC standards and in the field has created confusion in the marketplace on mold remediation projects and has created a small and lucrative niche industry for IEPs to "pass themselves off" as Industrial Hygienists or Certified Industrial Hygienists. They assert that remediators cannot be trusted to write their own protocols, take samples on a jobsite and send them for analysis, oversee their own projects and or perform post remediation clearance on them when the projects are completed. I suppose that all of these IEPs are all honest, trustworthy, ethical and don't have conflicts of interest. What say you?

Z-Man
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