Total Exposure Health Vision Statements
- OEHS Professionals understand how occupational and non-occupational exposures combine to affect health outcomes and engage IH/OEHS skill sets in assessing all exposures and their integration for overall exposure.
- OEHS Professionals are recognized as exposure science experts that anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control all exposures that combine to impact human health.
- OEHS Professionals are seen as valued partners collaborating with other scientific communities on initiatives involving integrating exposure data with other determinants of human health (e.g., Total Worker Health®, Exposome, Total Exposure Health).
The NIOSH Office for Extramural Programs (OEP) receives reports from the TWH Centers as part of the signed co-operative agreement requirements. Information that can be shared is posted by the extramural office in the highlights and overall OEP annual report.
- AIHce On Demand session recordings brings the best of AIHce EXP directly to you. Choose the topic areas that best meet your education needs and get access to cutting-edge presentations through your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
- eLearning Subscriptions are a cost-effective solution for professionals, companies, and AIHA Local Sections to stay on top of the hottest topics and issues affecting the IH/OEHS profession.
Bodies of Work
Volunteer Committees’ Bodies of Work include White Papers, Guidance Documents, Fact Sheets, and Position Statements. Access an extensive library of resources developed by AIHA Volunteer Committees in their areas of specialty on various topics of interest.
Frameworks are written by appointed members and volunteers that worked collaboratively to develop guides, which outline the knowledge and skills a competent person should possess and be able to demonstrate in a specific topic or specialty.
- Technical Framework: Legionella outlines the fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to assess Legionella sources and the risk of exposure.
- Synergist Archives, access to The Synergist archives is a benefit of AIHA membership and will require a login.
- Risk Discourse: Framing the Problem (March 2022 issue), judging risk depends on both the situation and the individual assessing the risk.
- Worker Well-Being in the Great Resignation (April 2022 issue), a story of risks, ills and cultures.
- Synergist Blogs
- How to Develop and Foster a Sustainable Culture of Health in Business
- Ethical Considerations for Collecting and Managing Data for Total Worker Health
- An Introduction to Total Worker Health
- Total Worker Health: How Does IH/OEHS Fit?
- Why OHS Professionals are Turning Toward Total Worker Health
- A Deep Dive into the Trends That Affect IH/OEHS
- Introducing the "Proud to Be an IH/OEHS" Series
- Here's What NIOSH's Health Hazard Evaluation Accomplished in 2016
- Exposures in Coffee Processing Facilities
- Preparing for the Future: AIHA's 2019 Environmental Scan
- Stranger Things Meet Industrial Hygiene
- Resources for Content Development
- News Roundup: NIOSH App Grabs Headlines
- AIHA Education: Year in Review
- What Every IH/OEHS Should Know About AIHA's Content Priorities
- Tending Our Content
- 5 on the Frontline Podcast Episode: Total Exposure Health: What Workers and Employers Need to Know
- NIOSH “Workplace Solutions” Documents Address Hearing Protection, Legionella, Cold Stress
- NIOSH Evaluates Exposure to Secondhand Cannabis Smoke in Open-Air Setting
- Covid-19 Outbreak Slows in China, Climbs in Korea, Italy
- France to Revise OELs for “Dust Without Specific Effects”
- NIOSH Evaluates Firefighters’ Exposures to Asbestos Near Libby, Montana
- NIOSH Expands Focus of TWH to Address Emerging Issues
- Covid-19 Weekly Roundup: Essential Worker Fatigue, Fatalities in New York, and More
- OSHA’s New Regulation on Crystalline Silica: What You Need to Know
- Coronavirus Research from JOEH
- NIOSH to Develop Resources on Recovery from Substance Misuse
- The Mold Resource Center explores how for more than a decade, mold has been in the news. People are talking about the effect on population health and damage to the building. But what are the risks and issues? Several agencies have guidelines that include protective measures for mold remediation and cleaning.
- AIHA's Public Policy Agenda embodies three core elements of change, addressing 15 of the country’s most important worker health and safety challenges.
- Protect Yourself from Noise-Induced Hearing Loss since it impacts every level of our lives: in the workplace, among our family and friends, and at leisure.
- Indoor Air Quality has received a great deal of attention in recent years. Although most of the concern originally focused on the workplace, more people are looking for answers to health and comfort problems occurring in their homes.
- AIHA Releases its First-Ever Biennial State of AIHA Research Report (Feb '19). The report analyzes the trends and issues affecting the field of occupational health and safety, including the changing workplace landscape, big data, total worker exposure, and exposure banding.
- AIHA Issues Its First Public Policy Agenda (Jan '19) Covering the years 2019 through 2020, and this plan focuses on 15 of the nation’s most important worker health and safety issues.
- Content Portfolio Advisory Group (CPAG) helps advance AIHA’s mission and values by providing input and advice to the AIHA Board and staff regarding the content AIHA provides to members and other stakeholders. Content may include documents, articles, white papers, fact sheets, publications, and more. Here you can find information on how you can contribute to the development and advocacy of AIHA content. To see current initiatives, please visit the Total Exposure Health dashboard.
- Indoor Environmental Quality Committee provides a forum for exchanging ideas and information about indoor environmental quality and participating in the development and analysis of related technological and regulatory issues.
- Risk Committee supports and promotes human health risk assessment to better understand and control the hazards found within the workplace and environmental settings.
- Exposure Assessment Strategies Committee provides leadership in exposure assessment and strategies for environmental health, safety, and industrial hygiene professionals.
- Healthcare Working Group creates a forum for health care OEHS professionals to discuss concerns, share best practices, and promote positive change. To achieve our mission, the HCWG is composed of seven project teams. The project teams were developed around common issues affecting health and safety professionals in healthcare.
Total Worker Health® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Participation by AIHA does not imply endorsement by HHS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.