Welcome to the Alabama Local Section Website
The Alabama Local AIHA Section membership includes
industrial hygienists, safety professionals, educators, health and safety
vendors, students and others interested in protecting the health and safety
of workers and our community.
To become a member of the Alabama Local AIHA Section use the links below:
National AIHA Member
or want to become one use this link. Please add Alabama Local AIHA
Section membership is $30 annually.
are not a
National AIHA Member
use this link.
Full Alabama Local AIHA Section
membership is $30 annually.
you would like to
Student Member use this link.
Alabama Local AIHA Section
Student Membership is $10 annually. Student members will be eligible for
registration discounts during some Alabama Local AIHA Section events,
receive our newsletters, be added to the member email list, gain
networking opportunities, be given the opportunity to grow within the
safety and health profession, as well as gain access to the AIHA
American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA)
Founded in 1939, The American Industrial Hygiene
Association® (AIHA)is one of the largest international associations serving
the needs of occupational and environmental health and safety professionals
practicing industrial hygiene (IH) in industry, government, labor, academic
institutions, and independent organizations.
AIHA is a community of more than 10,000 of the
best and brightest in IH and occupational and environmental health and
safety who share our mission of protecting
goal of the industrial hygienist is to keep workers, their families, and the
community healthy and safe. They play a vital part in ensuring that federal,
state, and local laws and regulations are followed in the work environment.
Typical roles of the industrial hygienist include:
examining the workplace for hazards and potential dangers.
on improving the safety of workers and the
Conducting scientific research to provide data on possible harmful
conditions in the workplace. Developing techniques to anticipate and
control potentially dangerous situations in the workplace and the
community. Training and educating the community about job-related risks.
You will find Industrial
Hygienists working in progressive establishments and in a cross-section of
industry, private business, labor, government and academia. We work with
issues that concerns us all, including:
Evaluating and controlling environmental exposures
Emergency response planning and community right-to-know
Occupational diseases & illnesses (hearing loss, tuberculosis,
Musculoskeletal disorders (from repetitive and forceful motions)
Indoor air quality (sick building syndrome, second-hand tobacco smoke)
Radiation (electromagnetic fields, ultrasonic waves, ionizing sources)
Reproductive health hazards in the workplace
Setting limits on exposure to chemical and physical agents
Emerging issues such as
use of nanoparticles in manufacturing and research, the aging workforce,
workplace violence and occupational stressors.
JOIN US in PROTECTING PEOPLE
Membership in the Alabama
AIHA provides you with a wide range of networking opportunities in the
occupational health and safety field, including: Networking with other OEHS
professionals in our region, Sharpening your skills with professional
development opportunities, Making key contacts and interact with local
allied groups, and Learning or exchanging best practices.