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How to grow the next generation of occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals was the focus of a recent stakeholder meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) in which the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) was a key participant.
Today, the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) announced the results of its 2016 election for the AIHA Board of Directors. The new Board members will be inducted at AIHA's Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, May 26, during the 2016 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) in Inner Harbor Baltimore, Md.
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.
What is even more frustrating with this delay is the fact that there has been agreement by both the largest domestic player in the beryllium industry and the United Steel Workers Union in agreeing to a proposed exposure limit to beryllium. It remains to be seen if other stakeholders will agree to this compromise exposure limit until the proposal is returned to OSHA and open for public comments.
In a new video, AIHA Treasurer Cynthia A. Ostrowski, CIH, discusses the 40th anniversary of AIHA Laboratory Accreditation Programs, LLC (AIHA-LAP). AIHA-LAP had a special display booth at the AIHA Fall Conference to mark this significant milestone.
AIHA opposes efforts to allow younger workers in dangerous industry
August 12, 2014
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has issued letters to Congress in opposition of new legislation that would exempt certain 16- and 17-year-old children employed in logging or mechanized operations from child labor laws.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is using Workers’ Memorial Day to renew its efforts to eliminate workplace hazards and maintain safe and healthy working environments,” says AIHA President Barbara J. Dawson, CIH, CSP.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) this week sent its official comments to OSHA on the agency's Request for Information (RFI) to the Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard, which was published in the Federal Register on December 9, 2013, Volume 78, No. 236, beginning on Page 73756. OSHA said RFI was in response to an Obama Administration request that the agency identify issues related to modernization of its PSM standard and related standards necessary to meet the goals of preventing major chemical accidents.
The Inter-American Accreditation Cooperation (IAAC) voted this week to continue AIHA Laboratory Accreditation Programs’ (AIHA-LAP, LLC) recognition and signatory status of the IAAC Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA). The decision was based on AIHA-LAP’s successful 2013 onsite evaluation by both the IAAC and the Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC).