AIHA Presents Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene Course

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release No. SPR-13-0221-01

CONTACT:
Kathryn Grandstaff, AIHA Communications
(703) 846-0700; kgrandstaff@aiha.org

Road course will be offered June 3 – 6 in Columbus, OH


FALLS CHURCH, Va. (February 21, 2013) — The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is pleased to offer the Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (FIH) road course in Columbus, Ohio. The four-day FIH course designed for OEHS professionals will be presented June 3 – 6 by Bill Adams, CIH, CSP, CPEA, LEED AP and Dianne Grote Adams, MS, CIH, CSP, CPEA.

Attendees who register for the FIH course will gain exposure to the broad field of industrial hygiene through sampling and workshop session, hands-on lab experiences, demo sessions, and problem solving exercises. This course is not only designed for OEHS professionals new to industrial hygiene or who have newly acquired IH responsibilities, but also serves as an excellent refresher.

From this course offering, attendees will learn to identify industrial hygiene principles and practices as well as describe basic concepts of health hazard recognition, evaluation and control methods. Additionally, attendees will be instructed on how to select appropriate air sampling method for airborne contaminants, calculate the Time Weighted Average (TWA) from multiple samples, and compare sample results to the appropriate Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs).

The course agenda can be accessed at http://www.aiha.org/education/Documents/FIH%20Course%20Agenda.pdf.

To register for the FIH in Columbus, Ohio, please visit http://www.aiha.org/education/ce/roadcourses/Pages/fihroadcourse.aspx. Please contact Jessica Pagel, AIHA’s Learning Programs Coordinator, at (703) 846-0751 or jpagel@aiha.org with questions regarding the road course programs.


About the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA)
Founded in 1939, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is the premier association of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals. AIHA’s 10,000 members play a crucial role on the front line of worker health and safety every day. Members represent a cross-section of industry, private business, labor, government and academia.