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20 Years and Counting!
Caliche, Ltd., a Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Consulting and Management Firm, is pleased to announce our 20 Year Anniversary. On November 12, 2003, Caliche, Ltd. completed the purchase of Environmental Technologies, Inc. and immediately stated providing HSE professional services throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Colorado, Oregon, Florida, and globally.
“NIOSH: Approved Respirators Cannot Be Altered to Improve Fit” “Concerns regarding statements in the user instructions for several filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) manufactured by NIOSH approval holders prompted the agency to publish a notice stressing
2022 Region III ASSP Professional Development ConferenceAugust 29 – August 31, 2022San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk889 East Market Street, San Antonio, TXRead More – https://region3.assp.org/events/region-iii-assp-pdc/
The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists 2022 guidelines for Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) have identified the following proposed changes to the chemicals or implemented changes to stressors listed below:
“More than 50 percent of workers exposed to noise in 2014 did not wear hearing protection consistently, a study conducted by NIOSH researchers has found. Published earlier this month in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, the study shows that inconsistent use of hearing protection was more prevalent in industries that have fewer noise–exposed workers.”
US 2019 SAFETY AND HEALTH
By: Frank M. Parker, III – CIH, CSP, PE, BCEE
The US Bureau of Statistics has published its summary of injuries, illnesses and fatalities
reported by private industry for the year 2019 [bls.gov/iif/oshsum.htm#19Summary_Tables]. In