American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

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ACGIH Releases TLVs and BEIs Book and Guide to Occupational Exposure Values

The ACGIH has released latest editions of TLVs® and BEIs® book and the Guide to Occupational Exposure Values. The TLVs® and BEIs® book is used for evaluation and control of workplace exposures to chemical substances and physical agents. There are more than 50 BEIs® which cover more than 80 chemical substances. The Guide to Occupational Exposure Values is used as reference for comparing most...

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ACGIH Releases Manual for Industrial Ventilation Design Practices

The ACGIH® has released 30th Edition of Industrial Ventilation-Manual of Recommended Practice for Design. The manual has undergone with major reorganizations and upgrades and addition of chapters on metric solutions and tables, calculation sheets and methods and organization and evaluation methods. It includes new control concepts for vacuum extraction on welding guns.

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ACGIH Appoints New Executive Director - Frank Mortl III

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists names Frank Mortl III, CAE as Executive Director of the association. Mortl had served AFSA as president and led the implementation of strategic goals for driving both short-and long-term innovation and sustainability. Previously he held positions in American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (executive director), Greater Kalamazoo...

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ACGIH Ratifies 2019 Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substance and Physical Agents

ACGIH® Board of Directors ratifies 2019 Threshold Limit Values (TLVs®) for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs®) and approves recommendations for adding to NIC. The NIC includes the substances and physical agents whose a limit/BEI® is proposed for the first time. The notice solicits suggestions for substances that are to be considered for TLV and BEIs...

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ACGIH® Presents 2018 Awards during May 21-23, 2018 in Philadelphia

ACGIH® will be honoring 2018 awards at American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) to be held at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Following are the award recipients Mark D. Hoover (Herbert E. Stokinger Award), Carl E. Johnson (John J. Bloomfield Award), Robert F. Herrick (Meritorious Achievement award), Bennet I. Omalu (William Steiger award) and Raymond (Ray) B. Hunter (Robert T....

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ACGIH® Board ratifies chemical substances and physical agents.

ACGIH® Board ratifies Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices of chemical substances and physical agents. The board approved recommendations for additions to notice of intended changes (NIC). These TLVs® and BEIs® are useful to the professionals trained in practice of industrial hygiene whereas the NICs consist of chemicals and physical agents that are proposed with BEI for the...

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