The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) today announced two recipients of the 2016 Yant Award, which is presented annually to an individual residing outside of the United States to recognize outstanding contributions in industrial hygiene or allied fields. This year marks the first time that AIHA will honor two individuals with this prestigious award.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has hired Russell Hayward, CIH, as the association's Managing Director, Scientific & Technical Initiatives. Russ brings more than 35 years of experience in industrial hygiene (IH) to his new position at AIHA. He will play a major role in advancing AIHA's mission through developing scientific and technical bodies of knowledge, building relationships with key partners, and collaborating with member volunteers and the IH community.
Results of a recently completed National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) study confirm the necessity of the current Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) respirator fit testing requirement, both annually and when physical changes have occurred.
The 26 and 27 October 2015 Fall American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Conference brought together a look at the future. Included was the future of hiring industrial hygiene professionals with a comparison of the number of hygienists hired in the past 25 years.
O’Neil steps into new CEO role at ASIS International
December 18, 2015
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is celebrating Peter J. O'Neil, FASAE, CAE for his 16 years of service to the organization as he transitions into his new role as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer at ASIS International in Alexandria, Va.
OSHA announced on August 6, 2015 a proposed new standard that would lower workplace exposure to beryllium, a heavy metal that can cause lung disease. The proposal would apply to an estimated 35,000 workers covered by OSHA.
Legionnaires’ disease bacterium can thrive in homes, hospitals and hotels
August 10, 2015
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) announces the release of its new guideline on Legionella titled Recognition, Evaluation, and Control of Legionella in Building Water Systems. This technical document for industry professionals is an expansion of information provided in AIHA’s publication, Field Guide for the Determination of Biological Contaminants in Environmental Samples, 2nd edition.