Archive for February 2012

International Certification in Occupational Hygiene

International Safety Systems Inc. (ISS Inc.) is offering for the first time in India, all six training modules from British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) to receive International Certification in Occupational Hygiene. ISS is an Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA) approved training provider to offer these modules.

W503: Assessment and Control of Noise

March 26th – 30th, 2012


W506: Ergonomics Essentials

April 9th– 13th, 2012


W507: Health Effects of Hazardous Substances

September 3rd– 7th, 2012

New Delhi

W505: Control of Hazardous Substances

September 24th– 28th, 2012


W501: Measurement of Hazardous Substances

January 7th– 11th, 2013


W502:Assessment and Control of  Thermal Environment

January 21st– 25th, 2013


New Surface and Dermal Sampling Document Available

An ASTM International Special Technical Publication on surface and dermal sampling is now available at This monograph contains twenty peer-reviewed papers discussing sampling techniques, analytical measurement technologies, reference materials, standardization, occupational hygiene, decontamination methods, and quality assurance. These papers constitute two-thirds of the presentations that were given at the 2010 ASTM-sponsored symposium on surface and dermal sampling in San Antonio, Texas. Kevin Ashley of NIOSH and Michael Brisson of the Savannah River Site, South Carolina, co-organized the symposium and also served as guest editors of this publication.