I have previously discussed volatile compounds that are generated in the workplace from day-to-day activities and the hazards that they can pose to workers –Volatile Compounds in the Workplace: Part 1 VOCs. But, there is another less obvious source of volatile compounds in the workplace, and from my experience a source that is seldom considered […]
Monthly Archives: October 2016
Silent Killers in Kitchens – Household Air Pollution
Today I have the pleasure of introducing a guest blogger, Ms. Ther Aung (soon to be Dr. Ther Aung), a former employee of mine and now a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of British Columbia. Ther has an extensive background in industrial hygiene and public health and has just completed some fascinating research on […]
Metal Contamination in Toys – Buyer Beware!
I have previously written a blog post on a topic raised by my close friend and colleague, Dr. Tom Murphy, – the disturbing issue of Mercury Contamination of Skin Whitening Creams, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tom is a leader in reporting on important issues of contaminants in foods and consumer products, and he has also published […]