Full, Associate or Affiliate Member

Full Member

Individuals meeting the following requirements are eligible for Full membership:
  • Have a baccalaureate degree in industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, engineering, biology, or other approved discipline.
  • Have a minimum of three years experience.
  • Spend a majority of time in industrial hygiene or occupational and environmental health and safety activities.
Experience can substitute education on the basis of two years of qualifying experience for one year of undergraduate education. Full-time graduate study in one of the disciplines listed above qualifies on an equivalent time basis for any portion of the required experience.

Associate Member

Individuals not eligible for Full membership, but meet the following requirements are eligible for Associate membership:

  • Have an associate degree in industrial hygiene, chemistry, physics, engineering, biology, or other approved discipline.
  • Spend a majority of time in industrial hygiene or occupational and environmental health and safety activities.
Experience can substitute education on the basis of two years of qualifying experience for one year of undergraduate education.

Affiliate Member

Individuals not eligible for Full or Associate membership, but are employed in an allied profession or have interest in or support the industrial hygiene profession or other related professions are eligible for Affiliate membership.

​Please refer to the AIHA bylaws for complete membership requirements.