ACGIH® is proud to announce its new status as a 501(c)(3) charitable scientific organization. ACGIH® was formerly a 501(c)(6) organization. This new status allows ACGIH® to accept tax-deductible donations that will be used to continue the important work of its scientific Committees. Donations are fully tax deductible as provided by law retroactive to the determination date – January 4, 2016.
For 75 years, ACGIH® has provided leadership and guidance with regard to workplace safety and health. By providing employers and employees with guidelines and recommendations that create a safe work environment or minimize inherently dangerous work environments, ACGIH® has been a leader in protecting the safety and health of workers. Many dedicated industry scientists and ACGIH® members work on ACGIH® Committees developing guidelines and recommendations for safe work practices because they believe in the importance of protecting workers.