May 31, 2022

Education Connection 2022 June

Featured Blog Post

How Machine Learning Can Improve Worker Health Research: An FAQ

By: Jennifer Shin

Industrial hygienists have been collecting personal air monitoring data to characterize worker exposure for decades. And while this data has been, and continues to be, invaluable for ensuring the health and safety of workers in the workplace, it is typically not linked to worker health or clinical data, such as injury and illness statistics, occupational exams (for example, hearing test results), and so on.

20% OFF Quality Science-Based Education

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• Top 20 Publications
• Top 10 eLearning
• New Releases
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Just use CONF22 to take 20% off select education products through June 30.

Featured eLearning

Cost-Effective Education at Your Fingertips

It’s easier than ever to invest in your professional development with a 2022 AIHA University eLearning Subscription. You’ll not only be up to date on the latest trends, but you’ll save on your education costs for the year.

Get year-long access to 24 contact hours of eLearning on the hottest topics affecting OEHS professionals for just $499. With access to included webinars and AIHce OnDemand recordings in the online classroom, it’s easy to work education into your busy schedule.

Catch Up On Contact Hours With OnDemand

AIHce OnDemand session recordings are a convenient and cost-effective way to tap into the AIHce EXPerience and earn CM contact hours!

From COVID-19 response to Total Worker Health®, there are several IH/OEHS topic areas covered to help you do your best work.

Choose the sessions that best meet your needs and get access to cutting-edge presentations through your computer, tablet, or smartphone 24/7.

Get Ahead of Emerging Health Hazards

As new technologies gain momentum, new health hazards are also being introduced into the workplace. Keep current on the latest in nanotechnology, 3D printers, biological engineering, and more to identify the appropriate control strategies to serve our changing workforce.

Browse our self-study courses, webinars, presentation recordings, publications, and frameworks, tailored to your learning preferences.

Access Interactive Case Studies in Product Hazard Assessment

The Product Stewardship Society’s newest online course explores the distinction between hazard and risk, different types of risks, and how to determine the corresponding exposures for workers and consumers. Learn at your own pace as you review real-world product hazard assessment approaches from ideation to market.

Use of Direct Reading Instruments Certificate Program – Update Released!

Earn 4 Contact Hours | Member Price: $300 | Non-Member Price: $350

This recently updated certificate program covers concepts that apply to a wide variety of DRIs. Complete with more interactive knowledge checks and new tools and checklists, you’ll learn the foundations of DRI use and how to avoid common misuses.

Upcoming Webinars

The Effects of the Pandemic on Physical Activity and Strategies to Prevent MSDs

June 23, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Earn 1 Contact Hour

Increased sedentary behaviors from the pandemic may affect returning workers, so the time to adapt your ergonomics program to prevent musculoskeletal injuries is now. Register now to learn more about preparation and prevention!

Engineering Techniques to Mitigate Chemical Exposure for O&G Chemical Laboratories

July 6, 2022 | 11:00 AM-12:00 PM ET
Earn 1 Contact Hour

Review a real-life study on how to respond to a toxic chemical exposure in a lab environment and learn how to identify, evaluate, and control the situation to keep workers safe.

Cleaning Out Your Data Closet

July 20, 2022 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET
Earn 1 Contact Hour

Utilize your data with a fresh perspective after attending this webinar! Whether you’re new to data management or a seasoned pro, these strategies can help you meet your safety program goals.

AIHce EXP 2023

Share your Expertise at AIHce EXP 2023

AIHce EXP is now accepting proposals for AIHce EXP 2023 through September 14, 2022. Consider teaching a PDC or an education session. Share your research by presenting a case study, a scientific research presentation, a pop-up session, or a poster to introduce your colleagues to the latest OEHS information, trends, technology, and best practices.

Before you get started, check out our helpful tips on how to put your best foot forward when submitting your proposal, based on the needs and wants of our members and past conference attendees.

Featured Publication

The Noise Manual, 6th Edition
Member $109 | Non-Member $153

Released earlier this year, this new edition includes updated information on hearing-loss prevention strategies relevant for professionals across multiple disciplines. Get your copy of this comprehensive resource today!

Featured Technical Framework

Technical Framework: A Resource for Respiratory Protection Programs

Members of AIHA’s Respiratory Protection Committee complete the 5-year revision of this document in April 2022.

AIHA Volunteer Groups' Bodies of Work

How to Improve the Safety Climate on Your Construction Site

Members of the Construction Committee updated the guidance document, in April 2022.

Register Early and SAVE on 2022 AIHA University Road Course Training (Face-to-Face or Virtual)!

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene Course

July 11-15, 2022 | Virtual, via Zoom

September 26-29, 2022 | In-person, Westerville, OH

32 Contact Hours

Immerse your staff in IH principles and practices with Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, a training course offering sampling and workshop sessions, hands-on lab experiences, demo sessions, and problem-solving exercises. Join us in Westerville, OH, or online, to gain hands-on experience and earn up to 32 contact hours.

Exposure and Chemical Monitoring - Beyond IH Fundamentals

October 3-5, 2022 | In-person, Westerville, OH

24 Contact Hours

Are you looking for interactive IH training to meet your professional development goals?

Gain hands-on experience in conducting qualitative exposure assessments and learn effective communication techniques for explaining results to employees and management. You’ll also earn 24 contact hours while you’re at it!