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The next newsletter will be out in
March 2014. Please submit any announcements, events, job postings, etc. to Christy at
February 2014 Local Section Election - VOTE Now!
The online election is underway! You will receive an email with a link
to the ballot. Voting will close on March 3. Thank you to our
candidates Bernie Quinn, Stan Liang, Tom Blank, and Maureen Sammons.
Note: Only members who have paid their 2014 dues for Pittsburgh AIHA
membership are eligible to vote. Please contact Christy if you have
Pittsburgh AIHA Sponsors Local Section Scholarship
The Pittsburgh AIHA is happy to announce that they have
sponsored a $1000 Local Section Scholarship through the
AIHF. This year's scholarship will be for a graduate student of
the West Virginia University IH Program. We are happy to have
involvement from these students in our local section, and look forward to
awarding the deserving candidate for the Fall 2014 semester.
February 12, 2014 Meeting - LeMont Luncheon
Thank you to speaker
Dianne Grote Adams, MS, CIH, CSP, CPEA
(President and Owner of SafeX of
Westerville, OH) Natl. AIHA Local Section Board Coordinator. The
meeting was attended by 35 members/guests and included 7 IH graduate
students from West Virginia University.
2014 Local Section Membership Renewal -
As a reminder,
the 2014 renewal season continues and the National AIHA is now collecting
local section dues from non-AIHA members as well as national AIHA members.
Local section members are encouraged to pay their dues via the following
Non-National AIHA members Click Here. Please note, each non-AIHA
member will need to create a profile to pay their local section dues and
should click, “Sign Up as a New Individual”. If you are unsure if you
already have an account with AIHA, please contact National AIHA
Customer Service at 703.849.8888.
National AIHA Members Click Here .
Note: If you already paid your Natl. dues,
but did not include your Local dues - - you will need to call Customer
Service at 703-849-8888 to pay with a credit card.
If you wish to
pay your membership dues directly to the Pittsburgh Local Section without
setting up a National AIHA Account, please contact Corresponding Secretary,
Christy Kirsch via email at
AIHA Pittsburgh December 2013 Business Meeting Minutes
Meeting minutes are now available -
click here to download the PDF.
2013-2014 Executive Committee
President: Steve Stockton, CIH
President-Elect: Thad Pajak, CSP, CIH
Treasurer: Maureen Sammons
Director: Raffie Sessa, CIH
Director: Dennis Kelly
Secretary: Frank Pokrywka, CIH
Corporate Sponsorship 2014
Thank you to AM Health & Safety, Bayer MaterialScience, CIH Services, Inc.,
Colden Corporation, FirstEnergy, Golder Associates, Galson Labs,
Occupational Health Consultants, Inc., RJ Lee Group, Inc., SKC, Inc., and US Micro-Solutions who have
all signed on to be advertisers and/or Corporate Sponsors through 2014!! Your support is
Click on "corporate sponsors" at the for the
online sponsorship application.
Advertising Opportunities - Accepting New Advertisers / Renewals for 2014
Would you/your company like to advertise in the Pittsburgh AIHA Newsletter?
Each year, we publish 6 newsletters - - Sept., Nov., Jan., March, May, and
July. You can choose to advertise in one or more issues.
The advertising rates are as follows:
Full-page ad - $140 each newsletter - $840 per year
Half page ad - $75 each newsletter - $450 per year
quarter page ad - $40 each newsletter - $240 per year
Business card ad - $225 per year
Please email Christy at
email@example.com for more information.
Thank you to our existing advertisers: Galson Labs, SKC Inc., RJ
Lee Group, and US Micro-Solutions, Inc.
Please send comments or suggestions to our Website Coordinator, Christy Kirsch
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-941-5084.
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Happenings On The Hill February 24, 2014 Newsletter
AIHA Honors OEHS Professionals for Outstanding Contributions to Protect
Worker Health 02/19/14
AIHA Forecasts Top State Legislative
Issues in Upcoming Months 02/04/14
IHSTAT Now Available in Norwegian, Russian and Turkish
Links to OSHA News and Info:
Current News Releases
(Combined Natl., Trade and Regional Index)
Laws and Regulations
(bi-weekly e-news memo)
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Safety and Health Topics (Technical
Statistics and Data
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local forum for Industrial Hygienists in Western Pennsylvania, parts of West
Virginia and Ohio. The purpose of our organization is to promote the study,
evaluation, and control of environmental stresses in the workplace as they
impact the health and well being of our employees and the public. The local
section, by offering monthly programs and seminars, provides opportunities to
increase our knowledge of industrial and environmental health through the
exchange of ideas and the dissemination of information to our members.
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