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May 27, 2024

Hygienists Seek OSHA Guidance, New Research In NIOSH Wildfire Review

May 14, 2024 at 7:04 PM
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is calling on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to expand its call for data on firefighters’ exposures to wildfire smoke, pointing to research needs on the effects of those exposures, while urging both NIOSH and OSHA to craft clearer guidance for employers. “[I]t is vitally important for NIOSH and OSHA to provide clear guidance on personal protective equipment [PPE] selection and use. Employers need actionable guidance,” AIHA, which represents industrial...

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