Goals and Objectives

  • Promote the advancement of risk assessment within the field of industrial hygiene to better understand and control the hazards found within the workplace and environmental settings.

  • Organize and develop state-of-the-art presentations, symposiums, and continuing education courses on the application of risk assessment within the workplace.

  • Develop collaborations with other AIHA committees and external organizations to promote the use of the principles of risk assessment to evaluate the risks of exposure to chemical, biological, and physical agents.

Current Projects

  • Education Sessions scheduled for AIHCE 2023
  • Update of the "Risk Assessment Principles for the Industrial Hygienist"
  • Creation of PDCs
  • Synergist articles on:
    • IH Mod 2.0
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Risk Communication in Uncertain Times
    • Essentials of Risk


  • AIHA Outstanding Volunteer Group (2022, 2020, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2008)
  • Awarded the AIHA Shining Star Award (2010)

Products Produced by the Group

AIHA White Paper on Risk Assessment and Risk Management

This position paper outlines AIHA’s policy on the practice

Qualifications to Join

Members must be an AIHA member in good standing. If you are interested in learning more about membership, please visit https://www.aiha.org/membership.


The Future of Occupational Exposure Limits

AIHA White Paper on Risk Assessment and Risk Management