Adding Value Through an Effective EHS Management System

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Modern companies are faced with numerous international requirements related to Environment, Health, and Safety. Simply being in compliance with national EHS laws and regulations is considered minimum performance. Companies are required to demonstrate those systems and programs are in place to achieve this level of compliance at the national level in order to comply with […]

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RJ Lee Group Offers Lower Detection Limits for Respirable Crystalline Silica

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New OSHA standards for respirable crystalline silica (RCS) have generated quite a bit of discussion among industrial hygiene and environmental health and safety professionals.  Enforcement of the new regulations began on September 23rd, 2017 for the construction industry, with a 30-day grace period so companies had ample time to implement control measures and address any […]

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Amine Testing for Environmental Safety

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Amines are a broad class of compounds that are found in many everyday applications. These applications include corrosion inhibitors, lubricating oils, herbicides, and prescription drugs. The most common amine is ammonia, which is found in many household cleaning agents. There are, however, many forms of amines both naturally occurring and synthetic that are hazardous to […]

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RJ Lee Group Scientist, Keith Rickabaugh, Attains Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Status

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  • 4:38PM Jan 18, 2016
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Mr. Keith Rickabaugh, Technical Director, has been awarded Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). Mr. Rickabaugh has worked in Industrial Hygiene for more than 20 years, conducting field and laboratory work for a variety of industries. In his position at RJ Lee Group, he has implemented his extensive […]

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Asbestos Contamination: Examining Take-Home Exposure Risks

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  • 10:00AM May 14, 2014
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Asbestos contamination has been a prominent inhalation hazard in many occupational environments and, as a result, many studies have been undertaken to measure airborne asbestos concentrations associated with the manufacture and use of asbestos-containing products in hundreds of workplace settings. In addition to concerns about the workplace, exposure to asbestos has been reported for individuals […]

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AIHA Celebrates 75 Years on the Journey to a Safer Tomorrow

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  • 3:42PM May 08, 2014
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The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) will celebrate 75 years of protecting worker health and serving the industrial hygiene community at AIHce 2014 (+ Stewardship) “Evolution & Journey to a Safer Tomorrow,” May 31 – June 5 in San Antonio,TX.  The conference will host 135 technical sessions on the latest technologies and presentations relevant to […]

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Exposing Nanoparticles – It’s Gotten Personal

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  • 10:11AM Apr 22, 2014
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Nanoparticles, microscopic particles with at least one dimension less than 100 nm, are a part of everyone’s daily life. You don’t have to be involved in their manufacture to be exposed to nanoparticles. Walking down the street we are exposed to vehicle exhaust (man-made nanoparticles); while on vacation at the beach everyone has come in […]

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Nanomaterials and Industrial Hygiene featured in The Synergist

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  • 4:14PM Nov 22, 2013
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Do you understand how engineered nanomaterial properties differ during production, processing, and disposal? How about the evaluation of potential risks associated with nanoparticle fabrication, handling, machining, or containerizing? When it comes to nanomaterials, it’s hard to see all the risks that workers encounter, literally and hypothetically. A recent article co-authored by Keith Rickabaugh of RJ […]

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