Student Outreach Materials

Many opportunities exist for members to visit schools and deliver presentations on industrial hygiene topics or the profession in general. Potential audiences include a number of student groups: K-12, community college, undecided or basic science undergraduates, undergraduates in IH/EHS programs, or graduate student​s in IH/EHS. Feel free to use any of the following outreach materials:   

AIHA

Certification: Perspectives of Preparing for the CIH Exam v10.0

IH Profession

AIHA TV

Student/School Outreach    

Outreach Videos

Safety Matters Center 

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) are proud to present Safety Matters, a program to raise awareness among young people about workplace safety and health and to provide an understanding of the skills they need to become active participants in creating safe and healthy work environments. The materials presented in this module are based on a full curriculum from NIOSH, Talking Safety.

Youth@Work: Talking Safety: Teaching Young Workers about Job Safety and Health 

This publication is a foundation curriculum in occupational safety and health that is designed to be used in the classroom and/or other group training settings. The training has been customized for specific state rules.  

Young Workers' Health and Safety Educational Resources and Curricula  

  • The California Resource Network for Young Workers’ Health and Safety has put together a collection of educational resources and curricula from various sources. This includes: curricula and teachers’ guides, farm safety curricula, resources for peer educators, educational resources for teens, resources for employers and school-to-work programs, and educational resources for parents and others. 
  • The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) has two teen trainers on staff that help organize workshops to educate young workers on issues of workplace safety. A major objective, is for Peer Leaders to train young people to also train others about their workplace rights, safety and health. The program also provides training to teachers, parents and employers on how to protect the safety and health of young workers.
  • The Work Safe Work Smart Curriculum was developed by the Minnesota Department of Health with a grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The Minnesota Department of Health worked in collaboration with Minnesota teachers to explore occupational health and safety issues with high school students in an effort to reduce injury rates of young workers. The curriculum contains nine distinct lessons available in PDF format for download.

Health and Safety Awareness Websites for Working Teens  

  • The University of Washington's, The Health and Safety Awareness for Working Teens (HSAWT) program. This website contains: resources for teens, parents, employers, and teachers. The curricula available on this site include: general employment safety curriculum for teens, OSHA 10 hour for teens, agriculture safety curriculum for teens, culinary arts safety curriculum, and workplace sexual harassment curriculum for teens. 
  • YouthRules website is sponsored by the United States Department of Labor.  Individuals can learn about workplace hazards and what type of jobs they can do based on their age. 

NAMP Radiochemistry Webinars  

NAMP offers web-based lectures on specific radiochemistry topics developed in cooperation with the EPA, other Federal agencies, and university partners. Each webinar series presents short (1 ½- to 2-hour) webinars on specific radiochemistry topics presented by renowned university professors and leading scientists in radiochemistry. The selected topics are designed to strengthen the participant in areas of professional engineering practice identified by the nuclear industry or national laboratories, including but not limited to actinide chemistry in the environment and in the nuclear fuel cycle.
 
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