Please join the Snake River ASSE on Tuesday, February 16 to hear Harry Beaulieu, PhD, CIH, CSP, FAIHA, President of Industrial Hygiene Resources, present “Electronic Cigarettes, aka Vaping: Worker, Consumer and Bystander Hazards.”Where:
Idaho Pizza Co.
6724 N Glenwood St
When: February 16, 2016
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Read more
SpringHill Suites- 424 East Park Center Blvd. Boise, Idaho
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Conference Program and Registration InformationRead more
Protecting the Health of Workers
Harry Beaulieu, PhD, CIH, CSP, President of IHR, and Matt Call, MS, CIH, CSP, Project Manager, will present this course at Safety Fest of the Great Northwest in Twin Falls, Idaho on March 27, 2013 from 1-5 pm.Read more
Industrial Hygiene Resources will present the Initial Certified Renovator course on January 24, 2013 at Safety Fest in Boise. The course will be presented at the Associated General Contractors training center.
Harry Beaulieu is the outgoing AIHA® Treasurer. This article is from the May 2012 issue of The Synergist®, the magazine of AIHA®.
Maintaining Balance - AIHA® Treasurer's ReportRead more
Tetramethyl ammonium hydroxide (TMAH): Toxicity, Hazards and Controls
The Semiconductor Environmental, Safety and Health Association (SESHA) conducted a webinar about this chemical, commonly used as a “developer” in the semiconductor device manufacturing industry.There are a growing number of semiconductor processing applications which propose to use TMAH at high concentrations and sometimes at elevated temperatures.
Tool vendors, chemical formulators, and other semiconductor companies may not be aware of TMAH’s high acute systemic toxicity.http://seshaonline.orgRead more
The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has been revised as of March 26, 2012 to be aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
Major Changes to the OSHA Hazard Communication StandardHazard classification: Provides specific criteria for classification of health and physical hazards, as well as classification of mixtures.Labels: Chemical manufacturers and importers will be required to provide a label that includes a harmonized signal word, pictogram, and hazard statement for each hazard class and category. Precautionary ...Read more
Get the Big Picture...Understand and Embrace PreventionSafety and Health for the Claims Adjuster
Harry Beaulieu presented a safety general session for the Workers Compensation Association of New Mexico 2012 Annual Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico on May 17, 2012.
Matt Call presented a seminar on Toxic Dust Exposure Monitoring to the Snake River Chapter of the ASSE in Boise, Idaho on February 21, 2012. Mr Call reported that the intent of ACGIH is is to replace "total particulate" TLVs with inhalable, thoracic or respirable particulate mass TLVs. He concluded that we may be underestimating exposures to aerosols and that there are more accurate sampling methods for measuring particulate matter in air than total dust. Examples of more modern approaches would ...Read more
PSM and the National Emphasis Program of OSHA
Dr. Beaulieu and Matt Call conducted a Process Safety Management (PSM), 4 hour seminar at the March 29, 2012 Professional Development Conference of the AIHA Teton Section and the ASSE Craters of the Moon Chapter in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
The emphasis of the program was on the hazards of ammonia refrigeration systems commonly in use in food production plants in Idaho and the Pacific Northwest.Read more