AIHA University Pop-Up | Chicago 2019


​​AIHA's University Pop-Up is a new program that brings professional development courses (PDCs) to a local region. This provides an opportunity for IH and OEHS professionals to access high quality education outside of AIHce EXP, AIHA's premiere annual conference.

Centrally located, there are eight different courses offered over a span of two days, so you can ​pick whichever ones work within your budget and schedule.

More University Pop-Ups are being scheduled in the future for different regions of the country. 

This year, the following courses are being offered on October 27 and 28, 2019 in Chicago, IL. Each course runs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks included. 

Registration is open!​​ (To register, please visit the indivdual course description below)


 Sunday, October 27, 2019

​All courses run 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

​Application of Occupational Exposure Banding Strategies and Tools for Chemical Exposures in the Workplace

Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) provide a foundation for assessing chemical exposures and informing risk management decisions according ​to the hierarchy of controls, including identifying chemicals for elimination or substitution, and determining best practices and engineering controls.

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​Building a Successful Consulting Practice​​

Consulting appears to be a great career – lucrative, flexible hours – why wouldn’t everyone want to be a consultant? There are difficult decisions to be made before making the leap into consulting or prior to expanding.​

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Fentanyl and High-Potency Drugs Opera​​tional Safety

Are personnel in your organization at risk of accidental exposure to high potency drugs in the workplace? D​o you know the risks associated with Fentanyl and other high potency drugs? Are appropriate measures in place to safely handle, process, and secure high potency drugs?​

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Noise Control - Effective Engineering Soluti​​ons

The most effective way to prevent occupat​ional noise-induced hearing loss is through effective engineering controls. With advanced education and training, it is feasible for IHs to develop noise control solutions.​

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 Monday, October 28, 2019

​All courses run 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Bayesian Statistics - Applications in IH Data ​​Interpretation

An overview of the Bayesian framework for decision analysis, explore opportunities for its application in industrial hygiene data interpretation and exposure risk assessment. The Bayesian decision analysis approach formalizes traditional exposure assessment processes already used by industrial hygienists today.

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Cannabis Legalization - Workplace Health and Sa​​fety

Legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada and the United States presents new workplace health and safet​y challenges for employers and employees. Lessons can be learned from experience and scientific literature.

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Law a​​nd the IH: Overview of Legal Aspects

Industrial hygiene, like much of the Environmental Health & Safety field, is in​extricably tied to the legal system. From its core as a statutory/regulatory driven industry to the ever-present concern regarding litigation, it is difficult to escape the constant ties back to the legal system.

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Tools for Compliance with the OSHA Silica Stan​​dard

Learn about exposure to crystalline silica, silica polymorphs, ac​ute and chronic health effects, components of 1910.1053, sampling, lab analytical method issues, and exposure control plan development.