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ACGIH® Board Ratifies 2015 TLVs® and BEIs®
The ACGIH® Board of Directors ratified the 2015 Threshold Limit Values (TLVs®) for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs®) on December 11 and 12, 2014. The Board also approved recommendations for additions to the Notice of Intended Changes (NIC). For a listing of the substances that were acted upon, click here. The complete Annual Reports are online at the ACGIH® Online Publications Store.
Posted January 30, 2015
ACGIH® Presents ACGIH® TLV® for Heat Stress and Strain in the Context of Heat Stress Management Webinar March 4, 2015
While the Heat Stress and Strain TLV® is designed for exposure assessment, it exists in the context of an integrated heat stress management program. This webinar will outline the components of such a program to illustrate how the TLV® can be used for exposure assessment in the development of controls. Special attention will be given to the three stages of exposure assessment (screening, WBGT-based TLV® and physiological monitoring) and approaches taken at each stage. Because controls are designed to reduce risk, there is a natural interaction between control approaches and exposure assessment. Models to predict WBGT and other environmental parameters will be presented as alternatives to direct measurement. For more information and to register for this exciting event, click here.
Posted January 13, 2015
ACGIH® Announces 2015 Board Officers
ACGIH® is pleased to announce that in accordance with a 2013 amendment to the ACGIH® Bylaws, the ACGIH® Board has selected J. Torey Nalbone, PhD, CIH to continue as ACGIH® Chair in 2015. The Board has also selected John S. Morawetz, ScM as the 2015 ACGIH® Treasurer. Congratulations to Dr. Nalbone and Mr. Morawetz on their selection as Board Officers!
Posted January 8, 2015
Registration Open for 2015 Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations
ACGIH® and its renowned Industrial Ventilation Committee are pleased to announce 2015 dates for this popular course held in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations will be held April 20-24, 2015 and September 14-18, 2015. This course may qualify for ABIH and BCSP continuing education credit. Register today!
Posted December 8, 2014
ACGIH® Announces 2015 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee
ACGIH® is pleased to announce three new Directors on the Board of Directors for the year 2015, as well as three members to the 2015 Nominating Committee.
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Posted October 14, 2014
Now Available! 2014 TLVs® and BEIs® with 7th Edition Documentation, CD-ROM!
ACGIH® is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 edition of this CD-ROM containing two of our most popular reference resources in one product! It contains all of the TLVs® for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and all of the BEIs® (including the Notice of Intended Changes and Appendices) from the 2014 TLVs® and BEIs® with links to each substance or agent's Documentation from the Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values and Biological Exposure Indices, 7th Ed. all in searchable PDF format. Available in both single user and network versions.
Posted April 15, 2014
ACGIH® Releases 28th Edition of Industrial Ventilation: A Manual of Recommended Practice for Design Now With Both Imperial and Metric Values!
ACGIH® has released the new 28th Edition of Industrial Ventilation: A Manual of Recommended Practice for Design (the Design Manual) with both imperial and metric values. This ACGIH® Signature Publication is an industry standard in industrial ventilation and is one of over 25 titles featured in the ACGIH® Signature Publications Series. Click here to buy your copy today!
Posted May 7, 2013
All 27 ACGIH® Air Sampling Technologies: Principles and Applications Monographs Now Available!
All monographs from the future ACGIH® Signature Publication Air Sampling Technologies: Principles and Applications have been added to the ACGIH® Online Publications Store. Topics include: Aerosol Sampler Calibration; Air Sampling and Program Development for Occupational Hygiene Interventions in Developing Countries; Air Sampling Pumps and Accessories; Ambient Air Quality Monitoring and Community Air Sampling; An Overview of Air Sampling Methodologies: Instrumentation and Analytical Techniques for Evaluation of Atmospheric Contaminants; Bayesian Analysis for Industrial Hygiene Applications; Bioaerosol Sampling and Analytical Techniques; Calibration of Gas and Vapor Samplers; Confined Space Testing; Denuder Systems and Diffusion Batteries; Diffusive Samplers; Direct-Reading Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy for Occupational and Environmental Air Monitoring; Direct-Reading Instruments for Analyzing Airborne Particles; Direct-Reading Instruments for Gas and Vapor Detection; Field Portable Measurements of Airborne Metal Particuates; Indoor Air Quality; Impactors, Cyclones, and Other Particle Collectors; Measurement and Presentation of Aerosol Size Distributions; Microscopic Analysis of Airborne Particles and Fibers; Nanoparticles and Ultrafine Aerosol Measurements; Particle and Gas Phase Interaction in Air Sampling; Particle Size-Selective Sampling; Performance Standards and Criteria for Air Sampling and Monitoring Instruments; Regulation Compliance, Standard Methods and Guidelines for Workplace Air Sampling and Analysis of Chemical Contaminants; Sampling Airborne Radioactivity; Sampling for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Agents during Emergency Response to Mass Destructive Attacks, Terrorism, and Chemical Disasters; and Sampling for Ducts and Stacks. Click here to get your copy today!
Updated September 16, 2013
FOHS Announces Creation of the "Sustainable TLV®/BEI® Fund"
The Foundation for Occupational Health and Safety (FOHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new fund the "Sustainable TLV®/BEI® Fund (the Fund)." The core purpose of the Fund is to develop sustainable financial support to ensure the continued development of TLVs® and BEIs®. To view the Foundation press release, click here.
Posted December 8, 2008
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