Research to Inform the Prevention of Asthma in Health Care – Research Study
09
November

Research to Inform the Prevention of Asthma in Health Care – Research Study

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , /

My name is Paul Henneberger and I’m a senior scientist in the NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies. Cleaning and disinfecting are essential for infection control in healthcare. However, several years ago published reports suggested that liberal use of cleaning and disinfecting chemicals contributed to the onset of asthma in healthcare workers. To address this […]


N95 Respirator Use During Advanced Pregnancy
15
October

N95 Respirator Use During Advanced Pregnancy

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Women currently comprise approximately half of the United States workforce. Many women are employed in occupations that require the use of respiratory protective equipment, such as N95 respirators. Some of these occupations include healthcare, laboratory workers, researchers, agriculture workers, and painters. Women may also wear respiratory protective equipment during outbreaks of infectious diseases, such as […]