Goals and Objectives

The committee identifies and pursues numerous projects with specific goals in order to achieve our vision. These goals drive projects to ensure successful completion. Specific annual objectives and performance measures are developed by committee members at AIHce each year.

  • Membership Diversity
    Achieve and maintain an active membership encompassing a broad range of industry, academia, and government representatives.

  • Advocacy and Influence
    Establish and maintain a formal relationship with targeted standard setting, research, and regulatory agencies interested in the design, certification, and proper use of protective clothing and equipment.

  • Outreach
    Initiate and sustain activities to encourage new and existing OEHS professionals to develop skills, expertise, and interest in current and emerging issues related to protective clothing and equipment.
  • Operational Excellence
    Achieve and maintain excellence in committee operations through judicious use of volunteer resources, active engagement with all related AIHA volunteer groups and staff, and formalized mentoring and development of members.

The committee is actively engaged in advocacy within the association and within the broad boundaries of the OEHS community and works to influence the direction of research and education related to protective clothing. The committee is a recognized source of science-based information and is committed to outreach with future professionals, the existing AIHA membership, and the general public.