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ACGIH® Presents Proof of Performance Testing for Industrial Ventilation Systems Webinar December 10, 2014
Industrial ventilation is a first line defense against hazards in the workplace. Underperforming systems reduce that level of protection. Following the installation or modification of an industrial ventilation system (IVS), it is important to determine whether or not the real-world conditions match the theoretical foundation. Proof of performance testing is a way to ensure that the installed equipment meets the design intent. This webinar will teach methods for testing IVSs as they pertain to the original design parameters. For more information and to register for this exciting event, click here.
Posted August 26, 2014
ACGIH® Announces Release of Two-Tier Under Study List
ACGIH® has released its 2014 two-tier Under Study list pursuant to changes made to its TLV®/BEI® Development Process in 2006. Tier 1 indicates which chemical substances and physical agents may move forward as an NIC or NIE in the upcoming year, based on their status in the development process. Tier 2 consists of those chemical substances and physical agents that will not move forward, but will either remain on or be removed from the Under Study list for the next year. For more information or to view the lists, click here.
Posted July 23, 2014
ACGIH® Presents Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations
ACGIH® and its renowned Industrial Ventilation Committee are pleased to present this popular course in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations will be held September 15-19, 2014. This course may qualify for ABIH and BCSP continuing education credit. For more information, click here.
Updated July 9, 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
2014 TLVs® and BEIs® Book, Guide to Occupational Exposure Values, and the Supplement Are Now Available!
The 2014 editions of the TLVs® and BEIs® book and the Guide to Occupational Exposure Values are now available. The 2014 Supplement is also available. Order your copies today!
Posted April 15, 2014
ACGIH® Honors Its 2014 Award Recipients
ACGIH® is please to announce its 2014 Award recipients. Each year, ACGIH® honors individuals and/or groups who have made significant contributions to the profession through their leadership and dedication. Click here for a listing of the 2014 Awardees.
Posted March 20, 2014
ACGIH® Board Ratifies 2014 TLVs® and BEIs®
The ACGIH® Board of Directors ratified the 2014 Threshold Limit Values (TLVs®) for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs®) on December 13 and 19, 2013 and on January 27, 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 31, 2014
ACGIH® Announces 2014 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee
ACGIH® is pleased to announce three new Directors on the Board of Directors for the year 2014, as well as four members to the 2014 Nominating Committee.
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Posted January 7, 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
ACGIH®: Celebrating 75 Years of Defining the Science of Occupational and Environmental Health!
Celebrate ACGIH®'s 75th Anniversary by becoming a member and/or donating to the Sustainable TLV®/BEI® Program Fund today! ACGIH®'s mission has been the same for 75 years the advancement of occupational and environmental health. Help ensure that our mission continues and that future occupational and environmental health and safety professionals continue to have the TLVs® and BEIs® as a resource to assist them in evaluating exposures, protecting workers, and keeping workplaces safe.
Posted March 21, 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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