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ADMINISTRATOR'S MESSAGE A GREAT YEAR SO FAR!
C O N T E N T S VOLUME 8 · NUMBER
WORKER SAFETY BY K. LAMORRIS WALLER Comb
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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS Call for Action: Combustibl
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International Building Code and NFPA 5000, Buildi
lines in its new buildings. Those call for safety
CHEMICAL SAFETY BY GAVIN BURDGE, CSP, CI
This law covers the use and possible restriction
result in potentially harmful exposures and estim
CONTINUING EDUCATION BY DAN MARKIEWICZ, M.S.
DOOMSDAY SCENARIOS Qu
that more than 300 SH&E credentials exist today,
LEFGIRISELAEXTIOT N Legs & Regs for Industrial
·MA S 2628 School Campus Air Quality ·M
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY BY TED KNUDSON, M.S.
ToxFAX Resourc from
EMERGING ISSUES BY WILLIAM E. BARR, CSP
Table 1 Nanoparticle Sizes vs.
groups—organic (e.g., nanotubes, fullerenes) and
Workers have the potential to inhale,
of particulate averaging 300 nm in size. Fit test
pated, unknown toxicity exposures remain a wild c
FROM THE COVER Dust Explosions: A Significant
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Grinding, pulverizing, mixing and screening equip
Housekeeping conditions such as t
Ducts, conduits and building members should be ma