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.

The Synergist focuses on:
  • Industry Trends and News
  • Government and Regulatory Activities
  • Key Issues Facing the Profession
  • Technical Information
  • News on Association Events and Activities
  • Association News
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December Issue

The full Synergist is available to AIHA members via the Member Center.

The Road to Reconstitution

Responsibilities for OEHS Professionals in an Incident Command System
Within the overall emergency response framework, safety and health professionals can and should play a key role in both preparedness and response activities.

Principles of Emergency Management

A Six-Step Process for Crisis Preparation
Industrial hygienists should have a strategic-level understanding of how emergency management plans are developed. Gaining sufficient competency in this area helps integrate work force health, safety, and environmental management with incident response operations.

Protection in an Uncontrolled Environment

Emergency Responders and Opioids Exposures
For emergency responders at risk of opioids exposures, general safety precautions—such as use of disposable gloves and a uniform that covers the skin—may afford protection against incidental contact, but these will not be effective against larger exposures.