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New survey finds EHS credentials mentioned in lots of laws and regs

“IH professionals should feel very pleased with this result”
April 15, 2014

The issue of how important credentials are for safety professionals got a bit more clarity recently, with a review by the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) and the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH).


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AIHA QuickTips sheet helps caregivers avoid MSDs

April 7, 2014

In support of its alliance with OSHA, AIHA has developed a new “QuickTips” sheet to provide OHS professionals with information on safe patient handling and mobility.


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AIHA recognizes 43 new OEHS professionals as Distinguished Fellows

Honorees will be recognized at the 2014 AIHce in San Antonio
March 26, 2014

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has added 43 new distinguished Fellows, recognized for their significant contributions to the field of industrial hygiene, to its list.  The Fellow classification is limited to no more than five percent of the AIHA membership.


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AIHA testifies on OSHA’s proposed silica standard

March 24, 2014

In a public hearing last week, the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) expressed support for OSHA’s proposed rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica.


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Lights, camera, safety!

New Synergist article examines the role of safety professionals in the movie industry
March 14, 2014

With the 2013 awards season recently wrapped up, the limelight is on the Academy Award-winning films, actors, actresses, and directors who walked away with the coveted Oscar trophies. However, the behind-the-scenes workers who make these movies possible are just as crucial to a film’s success—as well as those responsible for making sure that everyone working on movie sets goes home safe and healthy each day.


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AIHce 2014 Advance Program now available online

Early registration deadline is March 14
March 4, 2014

The AIHce 2014 + Stewardship Advance Program is now available online. This compact guide highlights the entire education program and will assist attendees in planning their conference agenda.


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OSHA’s proposed silica rule a long way from being finalized

“You can bet the lawsuits will be flying”
February 27, 2014

OSHA will be spending the rest of 2014 holding public hearings and reviewing the approximately 3,000 comments it has already received on its proposed crystalline silica rule. Although OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels has stated the the silica rule – which would reduce occupational exposure limits to the substance – is the agency’s top priority, the issue is “a long, long way from every being finalized,” according to Aaron K. Trippler of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).


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AIHA wins bid to host 11th IOHA International Scientific Conference

Multidisciplinary global meeting to be held in Washington, D.C., in October 2018
February 27, 2014

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) today announced its successful bid to bring the International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA) Scientific Conference to Washington, D.C. This prestigious conference and exhibition is set to take place in October 2018 and is expected to attract approximately 1,000 leading occupational hygiene experts from around the world.


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Will OSHA, NIOSH funding be on chopping block in 2015 budget?

AIHA’s Trippler talks political priorities
February 26, 2014

It’s a subject that never seems to go away. Just when Congress has succeeded in finalizing the FY14 federal budget, the FY15 budget is ready to push its way onto the agenda and demand attention. How quickly will it get it?


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Top 10 reasons to visit San Antonio for AIHce 2014

February 26, 2014

Most people know San Antonio as the home of The Alamo, but the city holds much more than just this historic landmark. Voted as one of the top 25 U.S. destinations by TripAdvisor, San Antonio has endless dining options, a boot-stompin' nightlife, convenient accommodations, and the premier OEHS conference of the year, AIHce 2014 + Stewardship.


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