Passive vs. Active Air Sampling

Property owners or managers who are handed their test results for indoor air contaminants likely won't stop to wonder how you got these results, but industrial hygiene technicians know how important testing methods are to capturing accurate results. Passive and active air sampling are both methods...

How to Sample the Air for Airborne Viruses

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  1. How Do Viruses Become Airborne?
  2. How Do Viruses Spread Through the Air?
  3. How Do Airborne Viruses Infect Someone?
  4. Types of Airborne Viruses
  5. Analysis of Samples for Bioaerosols
  6. Methods of Sampling for Airborne Viruses
  7. Choosing Equipment for Virus Air Sampling
  8. Buy A...
What Is Air Sampling, and Why Do We Need to Sample the Air?

What Is Air Sampling, and Why Do We Need to Sample the Air?

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  1. What Is Air Sampling?
  2. Types of Air Sampling
  3. Why Do We Need to Sample the Air?
  4. Types of Contaminants in the Air
  5. Indoor Air Quality Standards
  6. Types of Air Sampling Equipment
  7. Choose Zefon International for Your Air Sampling Equipment Supplier


Employees need c...

Silica Regulations and How to Test for Silica


Table of Contents

  1. What Is Respirable Silica?
  2. What Are the Hazards of Airborne Silica?
  3. Why Should You Care About Your Workers' Exposure to Silica?
  4. Are Your Workers at Risk?
  5. What Exposure Controls Are Needed When Using a Stationary Masonry Saw and Other Equipment?
  6. OSHA Silica Testin...
Benefits of Becoming an Industrial Hygienist and How to Find the Right School

 how to become an industrial hygenist

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  1. What Is the Role of an Industrial Hygienist?
  2. What Are the Benefits of Becoming an Industrial Hygienist?
  3. What Is the Future of Industrial Hygiene?
  4. What Degree Do I Need to Become an Industrial Hygienist?
  5. What Industrial Hygienist Courses Do I Need to Take?
  6. What D...
OSHA Indoor Air Quality Standards & Identifying IAQ Problems in the Workplace



Table of Contents

  1. What Is Indoor Air Quality, and Why Is It Important?
  2. What is Considered Good Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace?
  3. What Are the Most Common Causes of Poor Indoor Air Quality?
  4. What Are OSHA IAQ Standards?
  5. General Duty Clause
  6. OSHA PELs
  7. What Are the Consequences ...
What Are Gas Detector Tubes and What Are They Used For?

what are gas detector tubes


Table of Contents

  1. What Are Gas Detector Tubes?
  2. When to Use Gas Detector Tubes
  3. What Gases Do Gas Detector Tubes Test For?
  4. How Do Gas Detector Tubes Work?
  5. How to Use Gas Detector Tubes
  6. How to Solve Problems With Gas Detector Tubes
  7. Pros of Gas Detector Tubes
  8. Cons of Gas Detector...
How Do Hurricanes Affect Air Quality?

how do hurricanes affect air quality


Table of Contents

  1. What Are Hurricanes?
  2. How Do They Occur?
  3. Environmental Effects of a Hurricane
  4. Tips to Protect Your Home Against Flooding
  5. How to Prepare for a Hurricane
  6. Post-Hurricane Hazards to Avoid
  7. Mold Damage From Hurricane Flooding
  8. How to Test for Mold After a Hurricane
  9. ...
How to Account for Sampling Wall Losses



Table of Contents

  1. What Are Air Sampling Wall Losses?
  2. How Sampling Wall Loss Occurs in Cassettes
  3. Average Industry Sample Loss for Each Contaminant Type
  4. The Importance of Accounting for Wall Loss
  5. How to Account for Sampling Wall Losses
  6. How to Prevent Sampling Wall Loss


In t...

Disposable vs. Reusable Inhalable Samplers

Disposable vs Reusable Inhalable Sampler


Table of Contents

  1. What Is an Inhalable Air Sampler?
  2. Components and Application of Inhalable Air Samplers
  3. Contaminants Inhalable Air Samplers Can Detect
  4. Types of Inhalable Air Samplers
  5. Pros: Why Buy a Disposable Inhalable Air Sampler
  6. Cons: Why You Might Not Buy a Disposable Inha...