The Synergist

A Magazine Serving Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Professionals

Readers of The Synergist monthly magazine receive in-depth news and information about the occupational and environmental health and safety fields and the industrial hygiene profession.

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  • Key Issues Facing the Profession
  • Technical Information
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February Issue

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The Symbiotic Workplace

A Strategy to Achieve the Promise of Exoskeletons
The potential for exoskeletons to lower risks of musculoskeletal disorders makes them attractive from a health and safety perspective. An emerging concern for worker safety and health is how to integrate this new symbiotic worker with wearable technology into the modern workplace.

A Close Look at Portland Cement

Respirable Crystalline Silica and Other Hazards of a Familiar Substance
The pervasiveness of portland cement in both industry and home applications means that users tend to approach PC with reduced vigilance in terms of hazard controls and prevention.

Solving the Right Problems

A Simple Model to Take Your Organization Beyond Compliance
Identifying EHSQ problems or opportunities for improvement is easy; the hard part is prioritizing them. How do we determine which problems to solve right now and which to tackle later?