The mission of the committee is to provide a forum for exchanging ideas and information about legal issues impacting the practice of industrial hygiene.
Goals and Objectives
Goal 1: Assemble, evaluate, and disseminate to occupational and environmental health professionals information relevant to occupational health laws, legal decisions, and other industrial hygiene legal issues.
Objective #1: Improve the level of awareness regarding legal issues and decisions that impact the practice of industrial hygiene.
Discuss and act upon legal issues including industrial hygienist liability, ethical considerations in decision-making, and being an expert witness.
Designate specific members to track and report on identified issues.
Respond to AIHA Board requests to address specific issues.
Solicit papers; organize sessions; and provide session arrangers, chairs, and monitors for the AIHce.
Objective #2: Provide education and training on legal issues.
Goal 2: Actively participate in identifying and responding to occupational health laws and related legal issues.
Objective #1: Identify, evaluate, and comment on legal decisions that impact the practice of industrial hygiene.
Strategy: Develop and recommend positions to the AIHA Board.