The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced that John Howard, MD, Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), will speak at the first annual Mark of Excellence Awards Breakfast at the 2015 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The awards event, which will be held on June 3, is a celebration to recognize the extraordinary contributions made by dedicated AIHA members and volunteers to the industrial hygiene profession.
“The workplace has changed significantly over the past 45 years, but the dedication and passion to protect workers has not changed,” said Dr. Howard. “I am so pleased to have the opportunity to join AIHA in recognizing the amazing contributions that have been made to the fields of occupational and environmental health by dedicated professionals both in the field and in the laboratory. Their efforts are remarkable not only for the quality of the work represented by the awardees, but also for their commitment to protect workers from both persisting and emerging workplace hazards.”