Aaron Chen is the Global Product Steward/Senior Industrial Hygienist for the DuPont Clean and Disinfect businesses. He is a certified industrial hygienist and has a masters degree in public health from Tulane University. Aaron presently is a member of AIHA, ASSE, The Health Physics Society and diplomate of ABIH. He is a member of the Joint Industrial Hygiene Ethics Education Committee as well as member of AIHA. Practice Standards and Guidelines Committee and Stewardship and Sustainability Committee. He also is communications director of the Delaware AIHA Local Section. He can be reached at 302-695-4332 or email@example.com.
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