Confessions of a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) Examinee interviews recent successful examinees of the Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) exam administered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH). The resultant text is as follows: When did you decide to take the CIH exam?

Examinee: I decided in 2003 to make it a goal of mine to obtain the CIH […]

Ask the Expert: Ventilation and Fan Requirements

D. Jeff Burton, PE, CIH, noted author and OH&S contributor, lends a hand on this “Ask the Expert” question.

Q: How do I go about taking measurements for an old, underperforming laboratory fan for specification of a new fan?

A: When specifying a fan, the two basic numbers you need are Q and SP — […]

Low Noise Attenuation Earplugs

Ask the Expert: Elliott Berger, author and editor of The Noise Manual (available at AIHA press or Amazon), recently commented on the use of low attenuation ear plugs for use in industry on the Yahoo Groups AIHA listserv.

In looking over recent posts on low-attenuation earplugs I was pleased to see awareness of the […]