Newsletter - Available
The November newsletter is posted under the Newsletters tab
- take a few minutes to look!
The next newsletter will be out in
January 2014. Please submit any announcements, events, job postings, etc. to Christy at
AIHA Pittsburgh December Business Meeting - All Welcome!
We will hold our annual December Business Meeting on
Thursday, Dec. 5 - 11:30-1:30 at Aracri's Greentree Inn. We will
review section activities and finalize the program schedule for winter /
spring 2014. The group will also discuss upcoming elections and consider
candidates for Director and President-Elect for 2014-2015, which will be
voted on in February 2014. All are welcome to attend! Please
register on the meeting announcement page by December 3.
Thank You! November 2013
Thanks to members Joseph A.
Hughes, Jr., CIEC and
Dietrich Weyel, Sc.D.,
IAQ Training Institute, LLC
for presenting at our November meeting.
2014 Local Section Membership Renewal -
As a reminder,
the 2014 renewal season has begun and the National AIHA is now collecting
local section dues from non-AIHA members as well as national AIHA member.
Local section members are encouraged to pay their dues via the following
Non-National AIHA members Click Here. Please note, each non-AIHA
member will need to create a profile to pay their local section dues and
should click, “Sign Up as a New Individual”. If you are unsure if you
already have an account with AIHA, please contact National AIHA
Customer Service at 703.849.8888.
National AIHA Members Click Here .
Note: If you already paid your Natl. dues,
but did not include your Local dues - - you will need to call Customer
Service at 703-849-8888 to pay with a credit card.
If you wish to
pay your membership dues directly to the Pittsburgh Local Section without
setting up a National AIHA Account, please contact Corresponding Secretary,
Christy Kirsch via email at
Business Meeting Minutes
The meeting minutes are now available. Click the link
below to open the file.
Business Meeting Minutes
2013-2014 Executive Committee
President: Steve Stockton, CIH
President-Elect: Thad Pajak, CSP, CIH
Treasurer: Maureen Sammons
Director: Raffie Sessa, CIH
Director: Dennis Kelly
Secretary: Frank Pokrywka, CIH
Corporate Sponsorship 2013-2014
Our Corporate Sponsorship Drive will be underway late August 2013 for the
Thank you to AM Health & Safety, Applied Health Physics, Inc.,
Bayer MaterialScience, CIH Services, Inc. Golder Associates, FirstEnergy, Galson Labs,
Occupational Health Consultants, Inc., RJ Lee Group, Inc., SKC, Inc., and US Micro-Solutions who have
all signed on to be advertisers and/or Corporate Sponsors through 2013!! Your support is
Click on "corporate sponsors" at the for the
online sponsorship application.
Advertising Opportunities - Accepting New Advertisers / Renewals for 2013-2014
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July. You can choose to advertise in one or more issues.
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Business card ad - $225 per year
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Happenings On The Hill Oct. 28, 2013 Newsletter
AIHA Offers Resources
to Philippines Typhoon Relief Efforts
AIHA Statement on OSHA’s
Proposal to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries
OSHA Renews Focus on
Outdated Permissible Exposure Limits
AIHA Urges Firefighters
to Better Protect Themselves Against the Toxic Exposures Associated With
Congressional Decision to Reopen Federal Government
Links to OSHA News and Info:
Current News Releases
(Combined Natl., Trade and Regional Index)
Laws and Regulations
(bi-weekly e-news memo)
(highlights of last 30 days)
Safety and Health Topics (Technical
Statistics and Data
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increase our knowledge of industrial and environmental health through the
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