Dr. Susan Arnold and Masters of IH student, Amber Illies had an article published in the September 2016 issue of AIHA Synergist. The article, “The TLV Journey” presents a concise history and overview of the motivation for establishing these distinguished and globally recognized Threshold Limit Values by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), their evolution over the past 75 years and their value prospect in helping to protect future generations of workers.
Dr. Arnold is the current ACGIH Board of Directors Chair. Amber Illies is a graduate student in the Industrial Hygiene program at the University of Minnesota Division of Environmental Health Sciences. Amber’s Master’s thesis project focuses on the influence of selected TLVs in reducing occupational illness.
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