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Industrial Hygiene Articles

What’s New with Hexavalent Chromium?

First, a little background information… As ordered by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, OSHA published a final rule for hexavalent chromium. The final rule was issued February 28, 2006. The proposed rule, published in August 2004, indicated an 8-hour time-weighted...

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Hexavalent Chromium (CrVl) Update

Concern regarding occupational exposures to hexavalent chromium has been growing in recent years. This is primarily a result of epidemiologic studies that have consistently shown a link between exposure to hexavalent chromium compounds and excess lung cancers. The...

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