Goals and Objectives

  • Build industrial hygiene capacity in areas of the world where it is lacking.
  • Serve as a resource for organizations, groups, and individuals outside the United States requesting assistance from AIHA on organizational, professional, or technical matters.
  • Support groups and individuals who provide industrial hygiene training, resource material and equipment in areas where they are needed.
  • Increase international awareness of industrial hygiene and the importance of preventing occupational disease.
  • Promote public awareness of occupational health and the industrial hygiene profession.
  • Promote awareness of occupational health and industrial hygiene among institutions and agencies that provide related services in developing countries, e.g. NGOs, government and public health agencies, educational institutions, labor unions, employer organizations.
  • Enhance co-operation among international occupational hygiene organizations and build understanding of international issues.
  • Encourage co-operation among international occupational hygiene organizations and support the development of professional industrial hygiene associations in developing countries.
  • Encourage discussion and knowledge exchange among occupational health professionals on topics relating to the preservation of occupational health and safety throughout the world.
  • Support application of industrial hygiene expertise to identify and control occupational health hazards throughout the world.
  • Support efforts by industrial hygienists to offer their expertise and services in countries where it is needed.
  • Support and advocate for policies, standards, and initiatives to prevent exposure to occupational hazards in all countries.

Resources

Articles

Inter-Governmental Occupational Safety and Health Organizations and Regulating Bodies

Non-Government Professional Organizations

Ambassadors

China: Laurence Svirchev, CIH
France: Thomas P. Fuller, ScD, CIH, CSP, MSPH, MBA
Ghana: Steve Gyan
India: Maharshi Mehta, CIH, CSP, FAIHA
Israel: Mark A. Katchen, CIH, FAIHA
Mozambique: Custodio Muianga
Nepal: William S. (Bill) Carter, CIH, PhD
Pakistan: Muhammad Akram, PhD, CHMM
Vietnam: Tuan Nguyen, CIH, CSP, ARM

Past Committee Chairs

John Henshaw

1/1/1996

1/1/1997

James Platner

1/1/1997

1/1/1998

Nick Yin

1/1/1998

1/1/1999

Hank Muranko

1/1/1999

1/1/2000

Keith Tait

1/1/2000

12/31/2000

Keith Tait

1/1/2001

12/31/2001

Paul Olson

6/1/1994

12/31/1999

Paul Olson

1/31/2000

12/31/2000

Arlene Golembiewski

1/1/2001

12/31/2001

Arlene Golembiewski

1/1/2002

12/31/2002

Andrew Cutz,

1/1/2002

12/31/2002

Andrew Cutz

1/1/2003

5/12/2003

Roy Buchan

1/1/2003

5/12/2003

Stephen Reynolds

5/12/2003

12/31/2004

Stephen Reynolds

1/1/2005

12/31/2005

Stephen Chiusano

1/1/2005

12/31/2005

Stephen Chiusano

1/1/2006

12/31/2006

Wen Chen Liu

1/1/2007

12/31/2007

Brian Daly

1/1/2006

12/31/2006

Brian Daly

1/1/2007

12/31/2007

Mark Katchen

1/1/2008

6/30/2009

Marcos Da Silva

6/1/2009

6/1/2010

Marcos Da Silva

6/1/2010

6/1/2011

Douglas Dowis

6/1/2011

7/1/2012

Marianne Levitsky

6/22/2012

6/4/2013

Richard Hirsh

7/2/2014

6/4/2015

Muhammad Akram

6/4/2015

6/3/2016

Margaret Wan

6/5/2016

6/4/2017

Kul Garg

6/5/2017

6/4/2018

Tom Fuller

5/25/2018

5/25/2019

Ben Padher

5/25/2019

5/25/2020