On behalf of the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA®), the Standards Advisory Panel (SAP) is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as the AIHA representative on the standard developing bodies/committees for the following standards:

Number and Title of Standard

Committee/Working Group Associated with this Standard

Z16 - Safety and Health Metrics and Performance Measures

ANSI/ASSP Z16 Committee

Z10 - Health and Safety Management Systems

ANSI/ASSP Z10 Committee

ISO TC 283/ISO 45001 (occupational health and safety management systems)

TC 283 Committee

ISO 23875: Operator Enclosures - Air quality control systems and air quality performance testing

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 82: Mining, Working Group 9

Background

The SAP, housed under the AIHA Guideline Foundation, is responsible for ensuring a systematic and ongoing effort to identify significant trends, issues and developments for national and international consensus standards that can impact the future of the industrial hygiene and occupational/environmental health and safety (IH/OEHS) profession. A request for evaluation was submitted by AIHA members to evaluate the relevance of the consensus standards, mentioned above, for the IH/OEHS community and the need for AIHA to engage in development. The SAP estimated the relevance of the above listed standards as high and recommended AIHA to appoint representatives to the relevant standard developing bodies/organizations.

Commitment & Accountability

As an AIHA representative, you will be expected to commit to a three-year term and shall:

  • Participate in the scheduled meetings of the consensus standard body/group;
  • Support the interests of AIHA during the development and implementation of the standards including the acknowledgement of AIHA participation if feasible;
  • Avoid conflict of interests during the representation;
  • Consult with the SAP, relevant AIHA Volunteering Groups, and AGF Board regarding possible problems and general AIHA position;
  • Report annually to AIHA regarding the results of their activities (the reports are directed to SAP);
  • Promptly communicate to the SAP any development or direction within the body/group that indicates a significant change in direction, policy, or any overall aspects that affect AIHA.

AIHA will appoint one representative per standard, though other AIHA members can participate in the relevant committees representing themselves or other organizations. All fees and travel associated with participation will be covered by AIHA.

Eligibility

Applicants must possess the following eligibility requirements:

  • Current AIHA member in good standing;
  • Prior experience serving on standard developing bodies/groups;
  • Relevant experience with the specific standard and/or related areas of expertise.

The CIH certification, graduate degree and other similar credentials are preferable, but not mandatory.

To Apply

If you would like to be considered as an AIHA representative on any of the standard developing bodies/groups, please complete the online application form below by February 3, 2020.

You can send in your self-nomination for participation or nominate a candidate that you think is suitable for a role. Should you have any questions or wish to discuss your participation further, please contact the SAP chair Andrey Korchevskiy.

Participant Application

Which standard(s) are you interested in serving as an AIHA representative? Select all that apply.
Which certification(s) do you currently hold? Select all that apply.
Please list prior and/or current service participating on standard developing bodies/groups.
Please list your experience or related expertise with the specific standard(s) you are applying.
Please include a brief statement of why your skills and experience would make you a valuable contributor.
Can you commit to the obligation to represent AIHA in coordination with AIHA staff and SAP?
Please upload a copy of your CV or Resume.