Local Sections

A Way to Network with Other OEHS Professionals in Your Area

Membership in a local section does more than just keep you informed—it provides you with a total spectrum of activities that enhance your professional growth, while promoting the occupational health and safety field. 

What is a Local Section?

Local section is the term used by AIHA to designate regional chapters.  AIHA, the premier occupational health and safety association, has over 60 local sections throughout the United States, and 6 international sections.  Since each region may have their own special concerns, the activities of one local section may vary from another.  However, the purpose of each local section remains the same:  

  • Protect the health and safety of workers and the community

  • Increase knowledge of industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety in a specific region

  • Promote the profession and cooperate with government, industrial, educational, and other professional bodies

  • Share a concern about the health of workers worldwide as well as the special concerns of a regional area 

What are the Benefits of Joining a Local Section?


Membership in an AIHA local section provides you with a wide range of networking opportunities in the occupational health and safety field.  AIHA national membership is not required in joining an AIHA local section, but membership in both organizations is strongly encouraged to maximize benefits. Just look at the opportunities our local sections can offer you: 

  • Meet and network with other OEHS professionals and vendors in your region

  • Sharpen your skills with professional development opportunities

  • Learn and exchange best practices at local section meetings  

  • Make key contacts and interact with local allied groups 

  • Gain potential access to webinars, local PDCs, technical sessions and other learning opportunities

How Do I Join?


For more information on how to join a local section, contact AIHA at (703) 846-0768 or via e-mail. Also, learn more about an AIHA​​ local section via their website

Local Section​ Events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


To View the A​genda, click here.

Please register by Tuesday, June 13th, by calling Ronnie Tutty at 973-300-0144, email your reservation to njaiha@ptd.net or fax the reservation to 973-579-6202, giving the names of those who will attend.  Online registration and payment is now available at: http://www.njaiha.org/event/June-2017-dinner-meeting/

New Jersey Local Section


New This Year! – Remote access training.

The Potomac Section has teamed up with the Alliance of Hazards Materials Professionals (AHMP) Cyber Chapter to be able to broadcast this course for those who cannot attend in person.
Live participation is encouraged for better clarity of the presenter, easier access to asking questions, networking, and dinner.

The Potomac Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association will be holding their renowned CIH Review Course this summer. If you are:

  • Interested in becoming a Certified Industrial Hygienist;
  • Need IH class hours to sit for the CIH exam;
  • Thinking of taking “The Exam;
  • You’re not ready for the exam, but want to learn some cool IH stuff;
  • Are you already certified, but you want to brush up some key topics;
  • You’re short on ABIH CM Points* and want to earn some low-cost points locally; or,
  • You’re just wondering what all the hype is about….


  • The course will be every Tuesday and Thursday, June 20 through August 10 from 6pm to 9pm.
  • The course will be held at AIHA Headquarters in Falls Church, VA. There is plenty of free parking.
  • Dinner will be available each night – INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE.
  • Based on feedback about the relevance to the exam, the Fleeger/Lillquist Industrial Hygiene Reference & Study Guide will be provided as the course reference. THIS REFERENCE IS INCLUDED IN YOUR COURSE FEE.*

The review course again will include an Ethics session that meets the ABIH requirements for applicants, current CIH’s and diplomats
On-Site COURSE PRICING (includes dinner and electronic and hard copies of presentation material and hard copy of the reference guide and up to classes remotely):

Registration – $425 for Potomac Section Members / $475 for Non-members

Single Session - $60 per day

Click here to register (remember you have to login or create a profile first)


Remote COURSE PRICING (includes electronic and hard copies of presentation material and hard copy of the reference guide and access to classes remotely):

Registration – $300 for Potomac Section Members / $375 for Non-members

Single Session – this option is not available for the remote course

Click here to register (this will take you to the AHMP Cyber Chapter website for registration)




Date Subject
20 June Introduction, Exam Prep and Studying, IH History, Standards and Guidelines, Basic Science Review
22 June IH Program Management, Risk Communication, Particulates and Gases
27 June Noise
29 June Toxicology

11 July

Chemical Health Hazards, Biological Health Hazards


13 July


Ergonomics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
18 July Exposure Assessment and Statistics
20 July

Thermal Stress, Work Environments and Hazardous Trades

25 July

*** ETHICS *** / Medical Considerations and Medical Surveillance

27 July Analytical Chemistry/Sample Analysis
1 August Ionizing Radiation, Non-ionizing radiation
3 August

Sampling and Instrumentation / Indoor Air Quality

8 August Engineering Controls/Ventilation
10 August Calculations Workshop, Test Tips and Strategies



Need More Information?


Charles Bragdon charbrag@gmail.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Bruce Donato: bdonato@kafirstaid.com


At the Carson Center


Attendee Registration - Attendee Registration - Click here

Sponsor or Exhibitor Registration - Click here
Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities - Click here
Register by mail or fax - Click here

Discounts are available for Groups of 3+ attendees, save $100, e-mail jts@caljts.com for more details.

If you have any questions please e-mail
jts@caljts.com or call Erika May at 661.472.6591.
Southern California Local Section and Orange County Local Section

7:15 am – 4:45 pm

The Westin Princeton at Forrestal Villagel 
201 Village Boulevard
Princeton, NJ 08540
Metro New York Local Section, New Jersey Local Section, Philadelphia Local Section