Scope of Work

The Toxicology Committee is a group of professionals interested in helping other professionals understand and utilize toxicology concepts in their EHS practices.

Goals and Objectives

  • Assemble, evaluate, and disseminate to occupational and environmental health professional’s information relevant to evaluation and interpretation of toxicology data.
  • Discuss and act on toxicology issues.
  • Provide education and training on toxicology issues.
  • Identify and respond to toxicology issues.
  • Identify, evaluate, and comment on the toxicological aspects of proposed legislation, regulations, and standards.
  • Raise membership on the committee and to become a more recognized resource to global EHS practitioners.

Current Projects

We are actively involved in reviewing Student Posters related to Toxicological issues, writing articles for the Synergist, developing a PDC for 2021 and beyond and as necessary revising the Toxicology manual.

Products Produced by the Group

  • Toxicology Manual.
  • Toxicology PDC class.

Group Dynamics

Our members range from students to career-long professionals, with a varied mix of IH/OEHS practitioners from industry, academia, government/military, and consulting. We are a friendly and active group, with engaging virtual committee meetings. You can choose the level of involvement that fits your availability and earn CM points by:

  • Joining a project team and learn from each other while producing real-world solutions and tools to protect the health and safety of workers around the world.
  • Participate on bimonthly committee meetings—provide feedback, recommend areas to explore, communicate opportunities to collaborate.
  • One and done micro-volunteering tasks as the needs arise.
  • #IAMIH Challenge—public awareness and attracting the next generation of IH/OEHS professionals.
  • Mentorship and professional development.
  • Leadership development (serving as an officer of the group, project team leader).